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Francisco Marcos


Francisco Marcos


Professor IE Law School


Law, Politics and Economics

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Professor Marcos is an expert in economic analysis of law, commercial and competition law, he has taught and done research in several national and foreign Universities.  He has worked as an independent consultant for the World Bank-IFC, the European Commission, and the Asian Development Bank, advising governments, companies, and firms in different countries in matters in the area of market regulation and antitrust law. He worked as a lawyer in PricewaterhouseCoopers (1993-1994) he also 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. He is member of the Board of the Academic Society of Competition Law (ASCOLA) and of the Competition Law Scholars Forum (CLASF), vice-president of the Spanish Academic Network for Defense Competition (Red Académica de Defensa de la Competencia-RADC); member of Editorial Board of World Competition (Wolters Kluwer), Competition Law Journal, European Business Organization Law Review (TMC Asser) and European Company Law (Kluwer Law International). Author of numerous academic works, including two books, he also has written more than sixty contributions to collective books or law journals. He is a member of the Academic Council of FIDE.


  • Law degree, Universidad de Oviedo
  • LLM, UC Berkeley
  • PhD,  University of Bologna