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Automation, Decentralisation
& Platforms

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This theme explores the organisation and policies of the decentralised and automated economy which is underpinned by distributed ledgers and AI.

We seek to understand the new actors and activities in these markets, what challenges they raise for law and policy, and how other disciplines such as computer science, economics, ethics, and management can help us better regulate them.

PROJECTS

Project: Automation, Decentralisation & PlatformsDB-COMP: A curated full-text searchable database of European Commission antitrust and merger caselaw
16 June 2024

DB-COMP: A curated full-text searchable database of European Commission antitrust and merger caselaw

The DB-COMP database is the first of its kind full-text searchable database of European Commission antitrust caselaw. It was initially…
Project: Automation, Decentralisation & PlatformsProject: Competition & MarketsProject: The Law of InnovationPlatform regulation II (competition, contestability and innovation)
22 April 2021

Platform regulation II (competition, contestability and innovation)

Giants of the tech sector have been at the heart of competition law enforcement in recent years.  A considerable part…
Project: Automation, Decentralisation & PlatformsProject: Competition & MarketsVideo-sharing Platform Creativity (AHRC PEC)
19 February 2021

Video-sharing Platform Creativity (AHRC PEC)

Video-sharing platforms such as YouTube, Vimeo, and TikTok advertise themselves as a creative paradise. Some scholars also believe these platforms…