Friso Bostoen is an assistant professor of competition law and digital regulation at Tilburg University (from May 2023). He obtained his Ph.D. at KU Leuven as a fellow of the Research Foundation Flanders (2021) and was a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute (2022–23). He completed his initial legal studies at KU Leuven (2016) and went on to obtain an LL.M. degree from Harvard University as a Fulbright scholar (2019). Friso’s research focuses on the regulation of online platforms—and technology more broadly—under antitrust law and sectoral regulation. His work has resulted in numerous international publications and presentations. In addition, he edits the CoRe Blog and hosts the Monopoly Attack podcast. He has taught competition law at a variety of institutions including KU Leuven, the London School of Economics, Erasmus University (Rotterdam), Waseda University (Tokyo) and the University of Trento.

Friso Bostoen was awarded the Concurrences Ph.D. Award in Law 2022, for his thesis Abuse of Platform Power - Leveraging Conduct in Digital Markets under EU Competition Law and Beyond

2023 Awards

2022 Awards

2021 Awards


Nominee, 2022 Antitrust Writing Awards: Academic, Digital

Nominee, 2021 Antitrust Writing Awards: Academic, General Antitrust

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