The new academic network – CRANE (Competition and Regulation. Academic Networrk. Europe – Visegrad, Balkan, Baltic, East) has been initiated by CARS in the later part of 2013. Participation in CRANE is open to institutions and persons from Central and East Europe dealing with antitrust and pro-competitive regulation. A number of persons and institutions have already declared their intention to join CRANE. YARS 2014, vol. 7(9) is expected to be the first CRANE project.