The Research Group for EU/EEA Commercial Law

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The Research Group for Competition and Market Law

The Research Group for Competition and Market Law consists of researchers working on various legal issues within competition law, intellectual property rights, market law, media law, state aid and public procurement law and other connected areas. The Research Group functions primarily as a forum for academic discussions. On this site, the research grop will report and publish updates on current topical events, activities and events. 

The research group is led by post doc Ingrid Margrethe Halvorsen Barlund and Associate Professor. Malgorzata Agnieszka Cyndecka

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UiB-researchers with great contributions to The Routledge Handbook of Energy Law

- Globalization and climate change has caused a convergence in the energy world. In this book, we aim to discuss energy law in a global context, says Ignacio Herrera-Anchustegui, associate professor at the Faculty of Law, UiB.

Presentation from CET lunch seminar available
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Available presentation

The presentation from the seminar is now available.


BECCLE team presents at ESA

in mid October, Malgorzata Cyndecka and Tim Wyndham of BECCLE met with representatives of the EFTA Surveillance Authority and the European Commission and presented their findings regarding the Authority’s state aid decision on zero VAT rate for electronic news services.

New publication

New publication by Ignacio Herrera Anchustegui

On 22 December 2016, The EFTA Court delivered its advisory opinion, clarifying what is understood to by restriction of competition by object and whether joint bidding may restriction competition by object as a type of price fixing. BECCLE’s Ignacio Herrera Anchustegui’s analysis of the advisory...


Bergen Center for Competition Law and Economics

Bergen Center for Competition Law and Economics (BECCLE) was established in 2011, and it is a center jointly owned by Norwegian School of Economics and the University of Bergen. It serves a meeting place for economists and lawyers interested in competition policy questions, and is a member of the CLEEN Network. 

Several of the researchers in the research group is affiliated with BECCLE, and a lot of the research gropu's activites takes place at BECCLE. Several of the research group's members aslo have their offices at BECCLE, located on the third floor of the JUSII Building, adjacent with the main building of the Faculty of Law. In addition to the research group's own activities and events, BECCLE frequently hosts seminars and events dealing with current competition law, economic and policy questions. 

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