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CEG named ‘Competition Economists of the Year in Germany – 2020’

Mar 3, 2020

CEG has won the Corporate Intl Magazine Global award for ‘Competition Economists of the Year in Germany – 2020’. The award recognises expert advisers from around the world which have shown excellence not only in expertise but also in service.

Four years after opening a Dusseldorf office, the award confirms our position as one of the leading Competition Economists on the German market. Over the past year’s reference period, Corporate Intl Magazine has recognised CEG’s work on high-profile merger proceedings, its advisory services to plaintiffs and defendants in cartel damages proceedings, and its work on arbitrations and shareholder disputes.


Austrian Supreme Court ruling clarifies the role of antitrust law and shareholder rights in a joint venture

Feb 17, 2020

The Austrian Supreme Court ruled on 19. December 2019 (Case number 6 Ob 105/19p) on a corporate dispute around the influence of a minority shareholder in a JV, which itself is a competitor to the minority shareholder.

CEG supported a party to the dispute.


CEG recognised as one of the world’s leading competition economics consulting firms

Jan 16, 2020

We are pleased that for the tenth consecutive year, CEG has been recognised by the Global Competition Review as one of the world’s top Competition Economics Consultancies. In its annual assessment, GCR recognises that although small in size, CEG continues to be trusted by well-known clients with “plenty of high-profile work”.


Fred Wandschneider joins panellists at the AIJA Antitrust Conference to discuss defense arguments in cartel and abuse cases

Sep 9, 2019

Titled “Antitrust litigation in a modern world: Competition law as a shield or a sword?” the AIJA conference in Lyon brings together young lawyers from around the world to discuss practice-based insights and new legal developments.

 


Fabian Rinnen publishes article on prima facie evidence and the estimation of overcharge following BritNed vs ABB

Jun 14, 2019

The BritNed v ABB judgment provides insights into how courts evaluate the empirical quantification of cartel damages, with implications also for other jurisdictions. Although BritNed was awarded damages, the econometric analysis of her expert was rejected on the grounds that the statistical test was inappropriate. The test supposedly assumes prima facie evidence of a cartel-related overcharge.


Fabian Rinnen, from CEG‘s Düsseldorf Office, has been recognised by Who's Who Legal

Jun 3, 2019

Fabian Rinnen has been recognised by Who's Who Legal in their non partners section as a future leader in competition economics.


Five experts from CEG recognised in the 2019 Who's Who Legal: Consulting Experts

Apr 26, 2019

CEG is proud to announce that five of our experts have been recognised by their peers for inclusion in the Who’s Who Legal: Consulting Experts.

 


CEG has successfully assisted the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) in setting up its Future Growth Loan Scheme

Apr 23, 2019

This scheme provides loans to Irish SMEs and small Midcaps, for a term of 8-10 years. CEG provided the SBCI with an independent benchmarking report on the cost of borrowing for this scheme.


All claims dropped - successful defence against German cartel damage claim

Mar 15, 2019

CEG experts Fabian Rinnen and Fred Wandschneider advised a confidential defendant against three separate claims for damages arising out of the Confectionery and Sweets cartel. All claimants dropped their case before the oral hearing.


Four CEG experts in the 2019 Who is Who Legal: Competition List

Feb 20, 2019

CEG experts Nils von Hinten-Reed, Jason Ockerby and Dr Barbara Veronese have been peer-nominated to appear in the new edition of Who's Who Legal 2019: Competition. Dr Fred Wandschneider of the company's Düsseldorf office is recognised as a Future Leader in Germany.


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