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.
Tobacco manufacturers cleared from concerted practice allegations in Serbia
On 21 May 2019 the Serbian Commission for Competition Protection officially dropped its investigation against tobacco manufacturers, including Imperial Tobacco, over a possible infringement of Article 10 of the Protection of Competition...
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German bookstore merger cleared unconditionally
On 9 May 2019 the German competition authority (the Bundeskartellamt) unconditionally cleared the merger between Thalia and Mayersche following a phase one investigation. Following the merger, the Parties will be Germany’s biggest...
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French television group cleared from abuse of dominance allegations
On 25 April 2019 the French Competition Authority dismissed all allegations that TF1 Publicité, the advertising arm of leading free-to-air television group TF1, abused its alleged dominant position on the market for television...
Read more (April 2019)