Alexandr Svetlicinii is Associate Professor of Law at the University of Macau, where he also serves as Programme Coordinator for the Master of International Business Law in English Language. Prior to joining the University of Macau, Alexandr Svetlicinii held the position of senior researcher at the Jean Monnet Chair of European Law of the Tallinn University of Technology in Estonia. Svetlicinii received his law degree at the Free International University of Moldova (Chisinau), LL.M in International Business Law with specialization in EU Law at the Central European University (Budapest), Master of Research (Law) and PhD in Law at the European University Institute (Florence). His focus research areas are in in the fields of competition law and international economic law, including dispute settlement. The recent monographs include Chinese State Owned Enterprises and EU Merger Control (Routledge, 2020) and Competition Law in Moldova (Kluwer, 2018). In addition to his academic activities, Prof. Svetlicinii acted as a non-governmental advisor to the Mergers Group of International Competition Network and served as an expert in a number of research projects related to competition law enforcement in the EU. Since 2020, he serves as co-director of the South East Europe chapter of the Academic Society for Competition Law (ASCOLA).