RBB Economics provides independent, expert economic advice on all aspects of competition law. We combine intellectual rigour with practical knowledge and technical economic skills to deliver analysis that is robust, clear and effective.
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RBB Economics provides independent, expert economic advice on all aspects of competition law.
We combine intellectual rigour with practical knowledge and technical economic skills to deliver analysis that is robust, clear and effective.
Discovery/Scripps TV merger approved with behavioural remedy
The European Commission has cleared at phase I the acquisition of Scripps by Discovery, a transaction combining two suppliers of wholesale TV channels. During the investigation concerns arose in respect of bargaining power potentially...
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RBB speaks about “Economic Analysis in Mergers” at the Competition Law Nordic conference
RBB Principals Petter Berg and Niklas Strand will speak about “Economic Analysis in Mergers” at the Competition law Nordic conference in Stockholm on 8 February 2018. The conference, that is sponsored by RBB Economics, is the only...
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Qualcomm NXP wins EU approval
The European Commission has approved Qualcomm’s $47bn proposed acquisition of NXP. Qualcomm is a supplier of baseband chipsets (BC) for smartphones, while NXP is a supplier of several types of semiconductors, including near-field...
Read more (January 2018)