Anna TzanakiPostdoctoral Fellow, Attorney at law, admitted to the New York State Bar (USA), Qualified lawyer, admitted to the Athens Bar Association (Greece), Ph.D. in Law, LL.M. (Master of Laws), LL.B. (Bachelor of Law), Erasmus student exchange programme
Research areas and keywords
UKÄ subject classification
- Antitrust/Competition Law, Law & Economics, Corporate Governance, Industrial Organisation, Economic Regulation & Governance, Public Policy, EU Law, Comparative Law
Anna Tzanaki is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellow at Lund University, having been awarded a Horizon 2020 research grant by the European Commission under the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, for her research project on the competition implications of partial ownership of rival firms in Europe (2019-2021). She is also a Senior Research Fellow at the UCL Centre for Law, Economics & Society and an Associate Editor of the Journal of Competition Law & Economics (Oxford) and Competition Policy International (Boston). Her main research interests lie in the areas of competition law, corporate law, law & economics, economic regulation and governance, institutions, public policy, EU and comparative law.
Anna studied law at University College London (PhD), University of Chicago (LLM), University of Athens (LLB) and Humboldt University Berlin (Erasmus). She was a Visiting Research Fellow at Harvard Law School for a year and a half of her doctoral studies (2015-2016) and a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence following the completion of her doctorate (2018-2019). She has held various scholarships and fellowships throughout her academic career. Among others, her doctoral research was supported by a UCL Faculty of Laws Scholarship for Graduate Research and by the Greek State Scholarships Foundation (IKY). Her research visit at Harvard was funded by the UCL Faculty of Laws, PhD Research Impact & Innovation Fund.
Before EUI, she had been a Senior Lecturer at Lund University Faculty of Law, teaching on the Master’s Programme in European Business Law while she had also worked as a Teaching Fellow at the UCL Faculty of Laws (2017-2018). Anna has taught on the subjects of EU Competition Law, EU State Aids, EU External Relations & International Trade, Mergers & Acquisitions, The Digital Economy: Economics, Antitrust and Regulation, and provided Master student thesis supervision in the broader area of international and European business law (competition, state aid, trade, IP, contract, corporate law).
Anna has been employed as an independent expert to undertake research for a DG COMP external report (“Support study for impact assessment concerning the review of Merger Regulation regarding minority shareholdings”) as well as to provide Training for National Judges in EU Competition Law by the Academy of European Law (ERA) on behalf of the European Commission.
Prior to academia, Anna had worked within the Competition/Antitrust Group of Linklaters LLP in London, UK and at the International Telecommunication Union in Geneva, Switzerland. She has been admitted to practice in New York (USA) and in Athens (Greece) (not practicing). Anna is fluent in English, German, French and Greek and is currently learning Italian and Swedish.
Recent research outputs
Research output: Other contribution › Web publication/Blog post
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article
Research output: Thesis › Doctoral Thesis (compilation)