The MA theses of Astrid Dorigny and Sari Corrijn, both graduates of the LLM European Competition and Regulation, were shortlisted for two prestigious thesis prizes awarded by the Dutch Association of Antitrust Developments and the Netherlands Authority for Consumers & Markets (AMC) respectively. The MA thesis of Astrid Dorigny was shortlisted for the Thesis Prize of the Dutch Association of Antitrust Developments. The title of her thesis is ‘The introduction of minimum harmonisation in the leniency application procedure for stakeholders filing in multiple jurisdictions’. Ms Dorigny wrote her thesis under the supervision of dr Daniela Obradovic and dr Ronald van Ooik. Ms Dorigny’s thesis was awarded the third place in the afore mentioned thesis competition. This is the first time that the Dutch Association of Antitrust Developments awarded thesis prize. The MA thesis of Sari Corrijn was shortlisted for thesis prize of the Netherlands Authority for Consumer & Markets. Sari’s thesis was titled the “Introducing New EU Merger Control Thresholds to Tackle Big Data Concerns?”. Ms Corrijn presented her thesis at the ACM. Ms Corrijn was supervised by Or Brook and dr. Kati Cseres.