RBB Economics (Brussels)

Michael Dietrich

RBB Economics (Brussels)
Competition Economist (Senior Associate)

Michael Dietrich is a Senior Associate in RBB’s Brussels office, where he has been based since 2003. Before joining RBB in 2002, he worked in the energy practice of a leading European economic consultancy, advising on electricity and gas regulation issues. Michael has advised clients on many competition cases, both before the European Commission and before national competition authorities in Germany, Switzerland, South Africa, the UK, Greece and the Netherlands. He has worked on several EC Phase II merger cases, including Campina/Friesland Foods, Johnson & Johnson/Guidant, Sony/BMG, GE/Instrumentarium and Carnival/P&O Princess Cruises, as well as on other notable merger cases, such as Sasol/Engen, Agfa/Lastra and VNU/Book Data. In addition to his merger work, Michael has advised on a number of other cases before the European Commission (including the transatlantic alliance of American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia), the German Bundeskartellamt and the Austrian competition authority. Michael holds a Masters degree in Economics from the London School of Economics. As a German national, he is fluent in German and English.


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André Pretorius, Henar González Durántez, Kristien Geeurickx, Kyriakos Fountoukakos, Michael Dietrich, Sergio Sorinas The EU Court of Justice rules on issues concerning retroactive rebates and the procedures through which these rebates can be characterized as abusive (Post Danmark II)


This article has been nominated for the 2016 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. Introduction On 6 October 2015, the European Court of Justice (the Court) issued its preliminary ruling in Post Danmark A/S v Konkurrencerådet (Competition (...)

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