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.
Brief 54: An innovative leap into the theoretical abyss: Dow/DuPont and the Commission’s novel theory of harm
In March 2017, the European Commission approved the proposed merger between chemical companies Dow and DuPont, subject to undertakings. The Commission applied an innovation theory of harm that is based on a much broader and more...
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EC clears Imerys / Kerneos
On 20 June 2017 the European Commission cleared without any conditions Imerys’ €900m acquisition of Kerneos. During the extended prenotification and Phase I, the Commission investigated in particular foreclosure concerns arising from...
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Tabcorp/Tatts – RBB expert testifies in Australian Competition Tribunal
RBB has provided expert testimony in the Australian Competition Tribunal hearing into the AUD 11 billion merger between Tabcorp and Tatts, two wagering and gaming operators. The ACCC and two interveners had raised concerns that various...
Read more (June 2017)