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.
Class Action Litigation in South Africa
On Wednesday 2 August 2017, the editors hosted a launch for a new book, Class Action Litigation in South Africa, the first of its kind, dealing with a novel area of the law. Edited by John Oxenham, Max du Plessis, Luke Kelly, Sarah...
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High Level Panel on the Impact of Key Legislation
RBB partner Patrick Smith was invited to address the High Level Panel on the Assessment of Key Legislation, at a round-table with business stakeholders, held in Johannesburg on 26 July 2017. Patrick gave an initial presentation on the...
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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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