Areas of expertise

E.CA economics operates in all relevant practice areas of competition:

 

  • Mergers: timely analysis of market definition and competitive effects of a merger. High and low-tech techniques. Generation and analysis of survey and market data.
  • Cartels, damages and litigation: identification of the effects of anti-competitive behaviour, overcharge estimation, counterfactual scenario analysis.
  • State aid: application of the market economy investor principle, analysis of market failures and compatibility of aid in the context of Article 107 EC Treaty.
  • Anti-competitive behaviour and agreements: analysis of competitive effects and efficiency gains in the framework of Article 101 EC Treaty.
  • Regulated industries and market design: price, quality and cost benchmarking. Identification of relevant costs taking into account standard cost concepts. Development and implementation of market design, e.g. as a remedy.