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.
Ocean Network Express container liner joint venture – approved subject to conditions
Following its investigation, the Competition Commission had prohibited a joint venture that would combine the global container liner shipping businesses of NYK., MOL, and K-Line, to form Ocean Network Express, due to concerns that the...
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Competition Policy for the New Era – insights from the BRICS Countries
A paper on excessive pricing regulation in China, South Africa, and other BRICS Member States, written by RBB economists Richard Murgatroyd, Yan Yu and Innes Barnardt, has been included in the book “Competition Policy for the New Era –...
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ATF Fuels wins JCRA Appeal in Jersey Royal Court Judgment
On 8 January 2018, the Royal Court of Jersey reached a Judgment which upheld an appeal by ATF Overseas Holdings (ATF) against a Decision by the Jersey Competition and Regulatory (JCRA). In March 2016, the JCRA had found that ATF, the sole...
Read more (January 2018)