Friso Bostoen KU Leuven


Dr. Friso Bostoen is a scholar at the research institute Consumer Competition Market, KU Leuven. His work is focused on the regulation of online platforms under both antitrust law and more specific regulation. Friso edits the CoRe Blog on competition law and serves as peer reviewer for several journals. His work resulted in more than a dozen international publications as well as presentations in nine different countries. Friso completed his initial legal studies at KU Leuven (including an exchange at the University of Sydney) and went on to obtain an LL.M. degree from Harvard University as a Fulbright scholar. In 2021, he was awarded a Ph.D. by KU Leuven for his thesis on ‘abuse of platform power’. Before going into academia, he completed a number of internships in the field of competition law, both in the public sector (Belgian Competition Authority) and in private practice (e.g., Clifford Chance).

2022 Awards

2021 Awards


Nominee, 2021 Antitrust Writing Awards: Academic, General Antitrust

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