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Digital Competition

Open digital and competition policies for better innovation
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Dr. Christophe Carugati

Founder Digital Competition

I am a renowned and passionate expert on digital and competition issues with a strong reputation for doing impartial, high-quality research. After my PhD in law and economics on Big Data and Competition Law, I am an ex-affiliate fellow at the economic think-tank Bruegel and a lecturer in competition law and economics at Lille University. 

Vision

Digital Competition is a research and advisory firm. Our mission is to advance open digital and competition policies for better innovation.

We inform our members and clients on emerging and global digital and competition issues through impartial, forward-looking analyses, shaping policies that foster innovation for all.

 

 Based in Nice, near Europe's largest tech hub, Sophia Antipolis, we work with members and clients across Europe and the United Kingdom, engaging frequently with decision-makers in Brussels and London. We are looking forward to working with you to tackle your challenges.

Vision
Work

Work

We operate across four main policy hubs to advance research on emerging and global digital and competition issues related to the Digital Markets Act, Generative AI, digital competition coherence, and digital innovation. We invite private and public organisations to join our efforts in advancing research in these critical areas by becoming members of our hubs.

Additionally, we offer consultations, training sessions, and conferences to tech firms, law firms, economic consulting firms, competition authorities and international organisations seeking expert guidance in navigating and harnessing complex market and regulatory developments.

Publications

Publications

We consistently contribute to scholarly and policy discourse in digital competition, focusing on competition and privacy, international cooperation, the Digital Markets Act, Generative AI, and merger.

 

In addition to our written work, we actively engage with regulatory authorities, journalists, and industry experts through presentations at prominent conferences.

External event

Concurrences

Generative AI and Antitrust (forthcoming)

Christophe Carugati

22 February 2024

Christophe Carugati will discuss generative AI and competition with Linsey Mccallum (European Commission), Paulo Rocha Abecasis (Copenhagen Economics) and Tone Oeyen (Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer).

Generative AI

Opinion

Digital Competition

The Great European Digital Markets Act Battle

Christophe Carugati

19 February 2024

European businesses are already fighting how Big Tech firms shape their behaviours in response to the Digital Markets Act. They can avoid legal battles by engaging in constructive dialogue.

Digital Markets Act
Press

Press

Our insights on digital competition are frequently showcased in leading news media and newsletters across Europe and the United Kingdom, facilitating informed decisions.

Contact us for press inquiries.

Bloomberg

AI Billionaires Club Looks Like a New Gilded Age

Lionel Laurent

22 February 2024

Christophe Carugati discussed antitrust concerns in generative AI.

Generative AI

Euractiv

Influential legal opinion sides with EU Commission's €2.4 bn fine in Google Shopping case

Luca Bertuzzi

11 January 2024

Christophe Carugati discussed the Advocate General's opinion in the Google Search (Shopping) case.

Competition
Trackers

Trackers

We offer up-to-date trackers on digital competition matters, including the Digital Markets Act and the German Section 19a GWB, designed to empower stakeholders and decisionmakers with key information in this rapidly evolving landscape.

Policy Hub

Infographics

We offer infographics on digital and competition policy concepts designated to disseminate key information with a policy recommendation to the public.

Infographics

The GenAl value chain is competitive

Christophe Carugati

5 February 2024

The GenAl value chain has various players. Yet, competition authorities should monitor how competition works at each value chain level. Moreover, they should scrutinise the benefits and risks arising from vertical integration.

Generative AI

Newsletters

What matters in digital competition? What might it mean for digital and competition policies, and what will happen next?

The newsletter is a monthly free edition. Subscribe to receive it directly in your inbox.

Newsletter

Digital Competition’s Newsletter n°2: GenAI and more

Christophe Carugati

13 February 2024

The newsletter outlines news related to GenAI, DMA, and more.

Contact

Contact

Contact us to become a member and/or for consultation/press inquiries.

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