Marco Botta has been working at the Institute for European Integration Research (EIF) since May 2011, where he currently conducts research in the field of EU competition law, with a focus on procedural aspects and decentralization of EU competition law enforcement, as well as on the diffusion of competition law in emerging economies. In addition, he teaches classes on EU and competition law in the Law Faculty of University of Vienna, at Bachelor and Master (LL.M.) levels. Marco Botta holds a bachelor degree in International and Diplomatic Sciences from the Faculty of Political Sciences of the University of Turin (Italy), where he graduated with distinction in 2004. Furthermore, in 2006 Botta obtained a Master (LL.M.) in European Business Law from the Law Faculty of Leiden University (the Netherlands). Finally, in March 2010, Marco Botta defended his PhD in the Law Department of the European University Institute, Florence (Italy). The title of his doctoral thesis was ‘Merger Control Regimes in Emerging Economies. A Case Study on Brazil and Argentina’. In order to conduct field research for his PhD thesis, Marco Botta was a visiting scholar at the Universidad San Andrés in Buenos Aires between April and July 2008. In January 2011, Marco Botta published his doctoral thesis as a monograph with Kluwer Law International. Additionally, Dr. Botta has published a number of peer-reviewed articles, both in specialized competition law journals (e.g. World Competition, European Competition Journal, European State Aid Law Quarterly), as well as in general EU law journals (e.g. Common Market Law Review, European Law Review).

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