Panagiotis is Professor of European and International Trade Law at Tilburg University, the Netherlands. He is also Director of the Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC), an interdisciplinary Center of Excellence, the biggest of its kind in Europe, studying the governance of economic activity. In this capacity, Panagiotis leads the research cluster ‘Finance, Trade and Investment’ within the TILEC Research Programme 2012-2017. In the academic year 2015-16, Panagiotis was a Fellow with the Program on International Financial Systems at Harvard Law School.
Panagiotis’ research focuses on regulatory issues in the service sector, in particular the effects of unduly burdensome domestic regulations on factor mobility from a comparative perspective. He also has a keen interest and regularly publishes on the institutional and substantive aspects of standardization, financial regulation and energy and more general issues relating to global economic governance and the EU external relations. Panagiotis’ work has appeared in top refereed international and European journals, including the European Journal of International law, the Journal of International Economic Law, the Common Market Law Review, the European Law Review, the Journal of World Trade and the World Trade Review. His most recent research papers are available at SSRN.
He is the author of ‘International Trade in Services and Domestic Regulations – Necessity, Transparency, and Regulatory Diversity’(International Economic Law Series, Oxford University Press, 2007). He also co-edited two collective volumes, the first on ‘The Prospects of International Trade Regulation‘ (Cambridge University Press, 2011) and the second on ‘Financial Services at the Crossroads – Implications for Supervision, Institutional Design and Trade‘ (Kluwer Law International, 2011). His most recent work on ‘The Law, Economics and Politics of International Standardization’ was published by Cambridge University Press in 2015.