Enguerrand Marique holds a Master of Transnational, Comparative and Foreign Law (MA, UCLouvain, Belgium, 2016). During his master, he spent one year on exchange at Durham University (UK). Enguerrand also read International Commercial Law in the United States of America (ICL LLM, UC Davis, California, 2016). Enguerrand started his doctoral researches in September 2016. His research focuses mainly on the legal means to build trust in the platform economy with a multidisciplinary focus ( law, economics and sociology).

PhD Candidate, UCLouvain


Intellectual property rights and corporate mobility within the EU: improving the design of contract and tax rules on intangible assets to reduce distortion of competition between States and unfair outcomes.

Research Areas

Jurisdiction and applicable law on the Internet
Taxation in the digital economy
Big data
Consumer and labour law
Competition law (two-sided markets)
Corporate social responsibility of platforms


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Article Community building IT&IP Law Law Narratives

Beyond soft regulation – Sanctions on digital platforms

Yseult Marique and I published a today a summary of our next paper accepted for publication in the Cambridge International Law Journal (December 2019 issue): “Beyond Soft-regulation – Sanctions on digital platforms“.


New reference for a preliminary ruling by the ECJ – Oberlandesgericht Düsseldorf

The Oberlandesgericht Düsseldorf has referred a question to the ECJ with regards to “kennenlernplattform (get-to-know platforms)” (Case C-438/19) with regards to consumer protection (directive 2011/93 /UE). The full reference is attached hereby (in German). Here are the French & Dutch version of the preliminary question (the official translation in English can be found in attachment). […]


Uber in London: the battle between public and private regulation

[This is a reblog from Essex Law Research: “Uber in London: the battle between public and private regulation“] Dr Yseult Marique and her co-author Enguerrand Marique have published a chapter, entitled ‘Uber in London: The battle between public and private regulation’, in the collection Uber & Taxis: Comparative Law Studies, which was edited by D […]


Le point sur la situation d’Uber en Belgique et en Europe

Je publiais au cours du mois d’avril deux contributions sur le site de Justice-en-Ligne. J’y fais le point sur la situation d’Uber en Belgique (http://www.justice-en-ligne.be/article1173.html) et en Europe (http://www.justice-en-ligne.be/article1164.html).

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Fresh out of the press – Challenges related to law for the platform economy: a fresh look at some important dichotomies

Céline Wattecamps, Anne-Grace Kleczewski and I have just published an overview of the “Challenges related to law for the platform economy” and we propose to have a fresh look at some important legal dichotomies currently blurred by the platforms.   You can find the full text of the article here or on cairn.info (https://www.cairn.info/load_pdf.php?ID_ARTICLE=RPVE_563_0057)

Event Law Society

Collaborative law and business – Equal Day 31 May 2018

Equal is organizing a study day in Brussels on “Collaborative law and business”, which mixes panels on digital platforms, social economy, democratic participation and the future of work.   The full program is accessible at equalday.eu/en/. Inscription is compulsory.  

Event Labour Law

April 18, 2018 – Conference in Brussels on crowdwork

The Labour Law Research Group of the Université catholique de Louvain will organize a conference (in French) on the future of Labour Law for Platform workers on April 18, 2018. The full program is accessible here

Education/training Law

Lecture series on “The law of digital platforms” – First podcast available

In December 2017, the Center for Business Law of the Université catholique de Louvain (CRIDES-UCL) announced its participation to a joint lecture series on “The law of digital platforms”, together with the  Center for Legal Philosophy of the Université Libre de Bruxelles. These lectures (excluding the Q&A following) are published as podcast on Youtube. You […]

Education/training Law

Compte-rendu : Ubérisation et économie collaborative (Paris, 17.1.2018)

L’Institut de droit comparé de l’Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas accueillait le 17 janvier 2018 une conférence sur le thème : « Ubérisation et économie collaborative : évolutions récentes dans l’Union européenne et ses Etats Membres ». A. Turmo (Université de Nantes) et M. Baumgart (Université de Cologne et Université de Bâle) ont organisé cette conférence et l’ont placée […]

Business models City4coEN Data Protection & Privacy

Supporting new policies and initiatives through data sharing

On 4th October 2017, the interdisciplinary research group on the sharing economy at the UCL organised a workshop with stakeholders (platforms, public authorities) in order to present the first results of the City4CoEn project. At the same time, the project leaders showed to the participants the next phase of the research, involving the public management […]