Biography

Dr Scott Summers is a Lecturer in Business Law at the Norwich Business School where he is the module organiser for the following modules: (i) Business and Company Law; (ii) Practical Law for Managers; and (iii) Marketing: Social Responsibility and the Law.

 

Scott is also an Associate Tutor at the UEA Law School where he currently teaches on the UG Contract Law module and is a faculty member of the Centre for Competition Policy. In addition, Scott sits on – and provides guidance and advice to – the UK Data Archive's Information Security Management Group (ISMG), around data protection and other key legislation impacting on the Archive's operations. Alongside these roles, Scott is also helping to advise Studious Digital Education around data protection considerations for their work.

 

His PhD thesis, entitled ‘EU Cartel Enforcement and its Compliance with Procedural Rights: How can its Effectiveness be Enhanced?’ (UEA Law School, 2011-2015), considered whether the European Commission's cartel enforcement policies comply with procedural rights and the rights enshrined within the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). In particular, it assessed the Commission's fining policy, leniency policy and direct settlement policy against the ECHR, procedural rights and the relevant jurisprudence. Further to this, the research considered whether the Commission applies its policies equally to undertakings in practice and how its effectiveness can be enhanced.

 

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Scott’s publications can be accessed at https://uea.academia.edu/ScottSummers/.

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