CARS Award has been granted since 2012. From 2012 until 2014 CARS Award had been granted as an antitrust award, and from 2015 it has been granted every year as an antitrust or regulatory award alternately. “Award Rules”, “List of monographs” and “List of voting authors” are always published on CARS website.
Between 2012-2017 CARS Awards were sponsored by the PKO Bank Polski (Polish Bank PKO).
Since 2016 Honorary CARS Award can be also granted.
The 4th CARS Award Ceremony was held on 16 July 2015 in UOKiK Conference Centre. The CARS Awards are granted annually by the Centre for Antitrust and Regulatory Studies (CARS, Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw). This year, the CARS Award was granted for the best regulatory monographs. Similarly to previous years, the Polish Bank PKO BP S.A. funded the Award, which was granted by Mrs. Justyna Borkiewicz, the Managing Director of the CEO's division of PKO Bank Polski S.A. in the company of the CARS Award Committee members. The Laurate of the CARS Award 2015 (Regulatory Award) was dr. Jan Walulik, the lawyer running his law firm, for his book Regulatory Reform: the Case of Air Transport (Wyd. EuroPrawo, Warszawa 2013). Other CARS Award 2015 nominees were: dr. M. Chołodecki, dr. S. Jarecki, dr. hab. M. Pawełczyk and prof. dr. A. Szablewski.