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.
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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 (...)
This section selects books on themes related to competition laws and economics. This compilation does not attempt to be exhaustive but rather a survey of themes important in the area. The survey usually covers publication over the last three months after publication of the latest issue of (...)