RBB Economics (Johannesburg)

Richard Murgatroyd

RBB Economics (Johannesburg)

Richard Murgatroyd is a Partner at RBB Economics and is currently based in Johannesburg. Richard has advised clients on antitrust matters before the South African competition authorities, the European Commission and many other national authorities, including the UK, Belgium, Finland, Australia and Singapore. He has also provided expert witness testimony before both the South African Competition Tribunal and the South African Copyright Tribunal. Richard has a broad range of experience, spanning both horizontal and vertical aspects of mergers, alleged exclusionary and exploitative abuses dominance, anti-competitive agreements, information exchange, private litigation and regulatory liberalisation. He has published and spoken widely on a variety of competition issues and has considerable experience in the application of quantitative techniques for antitrust purposes. Richard has advised clients of a wide range of sectors including most recently, advertising, agro-processing, automotive parts, construction, consumer electronics, electricity, fertiliser, forestry, liquid fuels, mining, pharmaceuticals, tobacco, telecommunications, video games, and the supply, wholesaling and retailing of fast moving consumer goods.

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5639 Bulletin

Adrian Majumdar, Richard Murgatroyd, Simon Bishop The UK Competition Commission clears without remedies a merger leading to the largest retailer of video games in the UK (GAME/Gamestation)


In January 2008, the UK Competition Commission cleared the completed acquisition of Gamestation Limited (Gamestation) by GAME Group PLC (GAME), creating the largest retailer of video games in the UK through the combination of the only two national specialist retailers . The merger was approved (...)

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