Horizontal Agreements

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Economic analysis can play a key role in identifying whether an exchange of information had an adverse effect on competition in the market and distinguishing between pro- and anticompetitive conduct. Even in cartel cases economics is playing a greater role – especially in terms of assessing the effectiveness of the cartel, which can be an important element in negotiating a settlement with the authorities.

We have considerable experience in assessing horizontal agreements and in conducting effects-based analysis that is becoming increasingly relevant in competition authority investigations