Call for Papers: Competition Law (in Pandemic Times): Challenges and Reforms



Event Date: 

05/13/21 to 05/14/21

Location name: 

University of Osijek, Croatia


Jean Monnet Module for Competition Law of Faculty of Law and Faculty of Economics in Osijek in cooperation with the Croatian Association for Competition Law and Policy

Jean Monnet Module for Competition Law of Faculty of Law and Faculty of Economics in Osijek in cooperation with the Croatian Association for Competition Law and Policy is organizing international scientific conference “Competition Law (in Pandemic Times): Challenges and Reforms” taking place from 13th to 14th May 2021.

This Conference intends to gather legal researchers, policy makers, professionals, fellows, practitioners and stakeholders from around the world to explore some of the more pressing issues concerning the developments and novelties in EU and comparative Competition Law.  One Conference panel will be especially dedicated to the EU temporary Competition Law framework enacted with the purpose to overcome problems caused by the corona virus outbreak.

The speakers at the Conference will be respected domestic and international experts in Competition Law.



We invite all interested persons to consider submitting an abstract for the Conference to one of following panels:

  • EU Temporary Framework on Competition Law and Coronavirus
  • Priorities and Challenges in Competition Policy and Enforcement: Digital Markets, Compliance and Judicial Review
  • Special panel: Digital Generations and Market Competition (separate conference panel will be organized for young academics, PhD candidates and the most perspective students who are also invited to submit their paper proposals).

The Organization Committee will decide which papers should be included in the Conference.

If interested in participation please submit an abstract by 15th January 2021 electronically to: or/and



Abstracts of 300 - 500 words (maximum) should indicate the main arguments and structure of the paper and the methods used.

If accepted, you will receive the Guidelines for Authors and will be expected to deliver a full paper of no more than 10 000 words by 15th April 2021.

Selected papers will be published (FREE OF CHARGE) in the peer-reviewed “EU and comparative law issues and challenges series – ECLIC“, which is indexed in Web of Science and HeinOnline.

ECLIC contains conference proceedings that are double peer reviewed and specialized in EU and comparative law and policy. More at

ECLIC conference book of abstracts will be distributed to the conference participants at the conference venue.



  1. Dubravka Akšamović, University of Osijek, Secretary-General-HDPPTN, Croatia
  2. Aleksandar Erceg, Associate Professor, University of Osijek, Faculty of Economics,
  3. Vlatka Butorac Malnar, University of Rijeka, Vice-President-HDPPTN, Croatia
  4. Mladen Cerovac, President of the Competition Council (AZTN), Croatia
  5. Mirta Kapural, Competition Council (AZTN), Croatia
  6. Jasminka Pecotić Kaufman, University of Zagreb, President-HDPPTN, Croatia (Chair)
  7. Siniša Petrović, University of Zagreb, Vice-President-HDPPTN, Croatia
  8. Lidija Šimunović, PhD, Assistant Professor, Member-HDPPT, Croatia
  9. Borka Tuševska, Associate Professor, University of Štip, Faculty of Law Štip, Macedonia



Submission Deadline for Abstracts: 15th  January 2021

Notification on Acceptance of Abstract: 1st  February 2021

Registration: 15th March 2021

Submission Deadline for Papers: 15th April 2021

Book of Proceedings (on-line format): 1st July 2021



Participation at the Conference is free of charge. There is no Conference fee however conference participants must cover their own travel and accommodation expenses.


For more information please visit the following official Conference web site: