Francisco Marcos

Associate Professor of Law at IE University Law School.

Professor Francisco Marcos is an expert in economic analysis of law, commercial and competition law, he teaches law at IE Business School (Spain). He holds a law degree from Universidad de Oviedo, an LLM form Berkeley [Fulbright scholar (1994-1995)] and a PhD from the University of Bologna. He is member of the Editorial Board of World Competition (Kluwer); the European Business Organization Law Review (TMC Asser) and of European Company Law (Kluwer). Author of numerous academic works, including four books, he also has written more than ninety contributions to collective books or law-review publications. He serves in the Boards of the Academic Society for Competition Law (ASCOLA) and the Competition Law Scholars Forum (CLaSF) and he is vice-president of the Spanish Academic Network on Competition Law (Red Académica de Derecho de la Competencia- RADC). He has worked all over the world as an independent consultant for the Asian Development Bank, the Centroamerican Bank for Economic Integration, the European Commission and the World Bank, advising governments, companies and firms on different matters in the area of market regulation and antitrust law. He briefly practiced as a lawyer in PRICEWATERHOUSE (1993-1994), and he served as the Client and Users’ Ombusdman at SGAE (2010-2014) the main copyright collecting society for composers and music publishers in Spain. In October 2006 he was appointed General Director of Competition Policy at the Regional Antitrust Authority in Madrid, stepping down from that position on September 2009. Nowadays he is academic consultant of CCS ABOGADOS in Madrid.