RBB Economics (Brussels)

Simon Bishop

RBB Economics (Brussels)
Economist (Owner)

Simon Bishop has worked in economic consultancy since 1991. He has advised on numerous major cases before the EC Commission and national competition authorities. Clients for whom Simon has acted as lead economist include GE, British Airways, FA Premier League, Bertelsmann, Canal+ and UEFA. He has particular expertise in the application of quantitative techniques both in the context of assessing the likely competitive effects of mergers and also in non-merger settings. Simon has published widely including reports and articles on market definition, collective dominance in merger control, bidding markets, loyalty rebates and vertical restraints. He is the co-author of The Economics of EC Competition Law (2nd edition, Sweet & Maxwell, 2002), the leading textbook on the application of economics to European competition law, and co-editor of the European Competition Journal.

Distinctions

Winner, 2014 Antitrust Writing Awards: Academic, Economics -> http://awa2014.concurrences.com/article/winning-award-articles-101]

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Linked authors

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Videos

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Articles

1911 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)

1911

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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