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Mel Marquis

Senior Lecturer


SSRN Author page:  https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=732529

e-mail:  mel.marquis@monash.edu


Personal profile

Dr Marquis is an internationally recognised scholar in the field of competition law and policy.  Prior to joining Monash he taught law for 10 years at universities in Italy.  He has lectured and taught law courses in many countries especially in Europe and Asia.  Prior to his academic career he practiced law in the United States and Belgium. 

He was Part-time Professor of Law at the European University Institute (Florence) from 2011 to 2019, and Contract Professor at the Free University of Rome (LUMSA) from 2012 to 2019.  He was Contract Professor at the University of Verona from 2008 to 2014.  He has been a Chair Professor, Visiting Professor or Visiting Scholar at Renmin University (Beijing), the Central University of Finance and Economics (Bejing), Doshisha University (Kyoto) and the University of Melbourne. 

Dr Marquis earned his Doctorate from the Institute of International and European Law at the University of Macerata in Italy.  As a Fulbright Scholar he obtained an LL.M from the European University Institute.  He graduated magna cum laude with a J.D. from Seton Hall University (Newark), and he has a B.A. in political science from the University of Washington (Seattle). 

He is a member of the Commercial Law and Regulatory Studies research centre at Monash.  He also co-organises inter-faculty events with the Economics Faculty.

His current legal research focuses on competition issues in East Asia and the member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.  He is a member of the Scientific Committee of the law journal European Papers (Cahiers européens/Quaderni europei), http://www.europeanpapers.eu/en.  He is also a Non-Governmental Advisor to the International Competition Network; a member of the East Asia Academic Network on Competition Policy and Law (established by 13th East Asia Top Level Meeting in Bali, 2017); and a member of the Virtual ASEAN Competition Research Centre.


Monash teaching and grading commitments

LAW 4702 Competition and Consumer Law

LAW 5312 Competition Law

LAW 4801 Research Project

Research area keywords

  • Competition Law, Competition Policy, Antimonopoly Law, Antitrust Law, Comparative Competition Law, Asian Regulatory Institutions

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Research Output

Corporate culture and competition compliance in East Asia

Ma, J. & Marquis, M., 2019, In : South Carolina Journal of International Law and Business. 15, 1, p. 1-98 98 p.

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Competition law in the Philippines: economic, legal, and institutional context

Marquis, M., Apr 2018, In : Journal of Antitrust Enforcement. 6, 1, p. 79-122 44 p.

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Confucian bureaucracy and the administrative enforcement of competition law in East Asia

Marquis, M. & Ma, J., 2018, In : North Carolina Journal of International Law. 43, 1, p. 1-71 71 p.

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Moral wrongfulness and cartel criminalization in East Asia

Ma, J. & Marquis, M., 2018, In : Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law. 35, 3, p. 377-434 58 p.

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Open Access

Abuse of dominance in regulated sectors in Italy: recent enforcement trends

Perinetto, P. A. & Marquis, M., 2017, Abuse of Dominance in EU Competition Law: Emerging Trends. Parcu, P. L., Monti, G. & Botta, M. (eds.). 1st ed. Cheltenham UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, p. 139-168 30 p.

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Press / Media

Judicial review and anticompetitive agreements: an overview of EU and national case law

Eun Hye Kim & Mel Marquis


1 Media contribution

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