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.
‘We had regular contact with the RBB consultants on our case. They were always available, supportive and responsive to our needs. Everyone we dealt with was professional, friendly and totally committed to our case.’— International Airlines Group
‘They were thorough, professional and hugely supportive throughout the entire process and we have happily worked with them on many occasions, including the important Art. 102 investigation.’— Google
‘RBB deliver expert advice in a timely manner. What’s more, they don’t try to blind us with science — whilst sophisticated, detailed, and comprehensive, all of their analysis remains also accessible, clear and straightforward.’— General Electric
‘The RBB team thoroughly immersed themselves in our business to understand the real-world dynamics of competition. As a result, they were able to provide us with innovative, bespoke analysis to support our case.’— BHP Billiton
'RBB's economists are proactive, rigorous and extremely professional. Their detailed economic analysis was a key factor in convincing the Commission to dismiss its initial concerns and clear our proposed acquisition of Sun in 2010.'— Oracle
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.
Sunweb/Corendon unconditionally cleared after Phase II investigation by the ACM
On 26 October, the Dutch Authority for Consumers & Markets (ACM) unconditionally cleared Sunweb’s proposed acquisition of Corendon following a Phase II investigation. The transaction combines two of the largest suppliers of package...
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Bundeskartellamt unconditionally clears the acquisition of ControlExpert by Allianz after Phase II investigation
On 21 October 2020 the Bundeskartellamt unconditionally cleared the acquisition of ControlExpert by Allianz Strategic Investments. ControlExpert is a leading provider of automated IT-based services to facilitate the settling of motor...
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RBB Economics comments on the EC’s Market Definition Notice
The European Commission has launched a welcome public consultation regarding its Notice on market definition. As part of this consultation, RBB Economics has submitted a position paper that sets forth a number of observations on the...
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