E.CA Economics is involved in some of the most interesting and high-profile matters in the world of economics and business. We welcome opportunities to speak with and assist the media not only in direct connection to our work, but also on topics covered by our broad expertise.

Based on its expertise in the field of competition policy and regulation E.CA actively participates in relevant events. The following list provides an overview of events on competition analysis or related fields hosted and/or organised by ESMT as well as events where members of E.CA are invited speakers:

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The Antitrust Enforcement Symposium

Hans W. Friederiszick presented at the Antitrust Enforcement Symposium, in Oxford on 28-29 June 2014.

His presentation can be found here.

Presentation at the Hal White Antitrust conference

Rainer Nitsche presented at the annual Hal White Antitrust Conference, hosted by E.CA’s U.S. partner firm Bates White, in Washington, DC. He talked about the recent telecoms consolidation process in Europe, covering transactions such as Telefónica/E-Plus in Germany and HG3/O2 Ireland. He addressed the use and limitations of quantitative tools both for assessing competitive effects and efficiencies.

Presentation on upward pricing pressure techniques

Lars Wiethaus presented at the IBC Legal - Competition Economics 2014 on upward pricing pressure techniques and recent applications in merger enforcement.

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2nd E.CA Competition Law and Economics Expert Forum

Please click the link below to visit the conference page.

Expert Forum 2014.

Regional Aid - Observations on Welfare and Entrepreneurs

Rainer Nitsche presented at the ERA State Aid Conference in Trier on 15 November 2013.

His presentation can be viewed here.

Workshop on EU Cartel Litigation The Economists' role

Rainer Nitsche, and Hans W. Friederiszick presented at the 5th Annual Antitrust and Competition Law Compliance in Amsterdam on 25 September 2013.

Their presentation can be view here.

ECA Summer Reception on 25 June 2013

Joseph Farrell, Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, former Director of the Bureau of Economics at the Federal Trade Commission and now partner with Bates White spoke about the coordinated and unilateral effects of mergers at E.CA’s Summer Reception in Brussels on 25 June 2013.

More information on this event here.

Long Night of Sciences / Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften

Chasing the perfect benchmark - How economists detect cartels (in German) was the title of the talk given at the Long Night of Sciences by Hans W. Friederiszick.

Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften.pdf

Hal White Antitrust Conference in Washington

In honour of the recently deceased economist Hal White, E.CA's US partner consultancy BatesWhite organised its 10th antitrust conference in Washington.

Hans W. Friederiszick contributed to this event by discussing the relevance of efficiencies in abuse of dominance cases in the EU.

Dominant and efficient.pdf

E.CA sponsors inclusive football tournament in Berlin

E.CA  sponsored and participated in this inclusive football tournament, organised by Lebenshilfe Berlin. Teams made up of disabled and non-disabled players came together at this integrative and diversified event.