18 May 2017

RBB has topped the list of economist firms in Who’s Who Legal’s Competition Future Leaders 2017 Economists survey

RBB has topped the list of economist firms in Who’s Who Legal’s Competition Future Leaders 2017 (Economists) survey. Our economists accounted for 18 out of the 75 economic experts aged 45 and under featured in the survey, with Who’s Who Legal noting that RBB “offers clients unrivalled strength in depth“. In Europe, the survey identified Adrian Majumdar, Andrea Lofaro and Bojana Ignjatovic as three of the top five most highly regarded economic experts.

Who’s Who Legal notes that:

“RBB ECONOMICS leads the research this year, illustrating its prominent position in the market. The firm offers clients unrivalled strength in depth with 18 of its experts highlighted in this edition, with all but two of those nominees hailing from the firm’s offices in Brussels, London, Madrid, Stockholm and The Hague.

In London, ADRIAN MAJUMDAR is considered “an undisputable leader in the field” and “one of the absolute best” when it comes to complex investigations work. Sources praise his “ability to grasp the key issues, his great manner and excellent understanding.”

The “outstanding” BOJANA IGNJATOVIC is an expert in merger-related competition work in both the UK and the EU. One respondent notes, “She possesses superb analytical skills and is strong in every department.”

According to clients, DANIEL GORE “brings a great depth of knowledge and strong grasp of the details to every meeting.” He is “an exceptionally hard working and responsive individual” and is recognised for his “technical excellence” when handling horizontal and vertical merger cases.

Brussels-based ANDREA LOFARO “would come top of the list” for many sources who “would recommend him without hesitation.” His practice spans a wide array of competition matters including horizontal mergers and Article 102 cases, and he is considered “one of the best in the business”.

FRANCESCO ROSATI is “an incredibly smart economist” highlighted for his “wise and pragmatic approach to cases”. He is well versed in handling competition matters across a range of industries from telecoms and media to financial services and transport.

Stockholm’s PETTER BERG is “the true go-to guy for top quality economic advice”, according to respondents. Regarded as “the number-one economist in Sweden”, he is valued by clients for his “thorough grasp of the legal challenges associated with economic evidence in a competition law context.””

The full survey can be found here

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