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Assistant Professor
Department of Law

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Courses a.y. 2017/2018


Biographical note

JSD and LLM, Columbia University School of Law (New York, USA).
B. Econ. and B. Laws, University of Sydney (Sydney, Australia)

Academic CV

Since 2013 a member of the Department of Legal Studies of Bocconi University.
Prior academic appointments at the Law Department of the European University Institute (as part of the ERC funded project on European Regulatory Private Law), as Max Weber Fellow at the EUI, and as a member of the faculty of Brooklyn Law School.  He has also taught at Columbia University Law School (legal methodology and contracts, collaboration and interpretation) and at the University of Sydney’s School of Economics and Political Science (game theory and mathematical economics).
Apart from his academic appointments, he has also worked as a judicial associate to the Hon. Justice Michael Kirby AC CMG of the High Court of Australia and as litigation associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore (New York, USA).

Research areas

Yane Svetiev teaches and writes in the area of economic regulation and competition law, with a focus on the design of governance and regulatory instruments and regimes at national, regional and transnational level.  Current research examines EU intervention in regulated industries to promote competition or for other regulatory purposes, as well as the interface of EU regulation with national legal institutions of the Member States.  
A key research motivation is to examine the effects of vertical disintegration in the model of the business organisation and networked modes of production and innovation on rules and implementation institutions in competition law, sectoral regulation and private/contract law.
Svetiev collaborates with the ERC funded research project on European Regulatory Private Law at the EUI and with the Swiss Network of International Studies (SNIS) project on Power Shifts in Global Regulation at the University of Lucerne.

Selected publications

How Consumer Law Travels, Journal of Consumer Policy, vol. 36: 209-230 (2013).

Introduction (with Hans-W. Micklitz) as guest editor to the special issue “From Rule Export to Institution Building:  Consumer Law at the EU’s Doorsteps” in vol. 36 of the Journal of Consumer Policy (2013) http://link.springer.com/journal/10603/36/3/page/1.

Antitrust Law and Development Policy:  Subordination, Self-Sufficiency or Integration?, European Yearbook of International Economic Law, vol. 4: 223 (2013)  http://www.springer.com/law/international/book/978-3-642-33916-5

The Limits of Informal Law: Enforcement, Norm-generation and Learning in the International Competition Network, in Informal International Law-Making, Joost Pauwelyn, Jan Wouters & Ramses Wessel, eds. (Oxford University Press, 2012).

Networked Competition Governance in the EU: Delegation, Decentralization or Experimentalist Architecture?, in Learning from Difference:  The New Architecture of Experimentalist Governance in the EU, Charles F. Sabel & Jonathan Zeitlin, eds. (Oxford University Press, 2010) http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780199572496.do

Antitrust Governance:  The New Wave of Antitrust, Loy. Univ. Chicago Law J., vol. 38: 593 (2007), available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=941896

On Nagel and the Strategies for Judicial Candor, Australian Review of Public Affairs (March 2006), available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1105440