CRA International (London)

Cristina Caffarra

CRA International (London)
Senior Consultant

Dr Cristina Caffarra is an expert in competition economics who has led for several years the antitrust and regulatory team at Charles River Associates in Europe. She is has directed economic analyses in multiple competition investigations on some of the landmark mergers and antitrust matters of the past 20 years, before the EC and the competition agencies of the UK, multiple Member States, and across the globe. She has provided expert economic evidence in multiple litigated cases before the courts (from the General Court in Luxembourg to the High Court and the Competition Appeal Tribunal in London, and many more). She has advised both corporate clients and government enforcers in multiple cases concerning digital companies, media, telecoms, and more.

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Videos

US antitrust takes big steps: How to read that in Europe?
Cristina Caffarra 28 October 2020 Webinar
Consumers' "Decision-Making Sovereignty”: Challenging Business Models in the Data Economy (after Facebook)
Cristina Caffarra 8 July 2020 Webinar

Articles

3061 Bulletin

Cristina Caffarra, Fiona M. Scott-Morton The EU Commission issues the proposed digital markets act aimed to complement antitrust intervention in digital markets with ex-ante regulation in the form of a set of obligations that platforms identified as “gatekeepers” should abide by

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The European Commission Digital Markets Act: A translation* The European Commission has finally issued the proposed Digital Markets Act, its bid to complement antitrust intervention in digital markets with ex-ante regulation in the form of a set of obligations that platforms identified as (...)

Cristina Caffarra “Follow the Money” - Mapping issues with digital platforms into actionable theories of harm

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The paper argues that antitrust tool should be seriously dialled up and can play a major role in the digital space if we are willing to evolve the economic (and legal) thinking on theories of harm in a way that – remaining consistent with key consumer welfare principles – is not just bound by the usual caution (“chilling innovation”) and the obsession with some “precedent” (“where is the tie?"). Unprecedented phenomena require unprecedented thinking.

Cristina Caffarra, Jenny Haydock, Matthew Bennett, Oliver Latham The UK Office of Fair Trading takes the view that bilateral communications of retail prices between manufacturer and retailers are problematic (Sports Bras)

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When do retail price communications between retailers and manufacturers become RPM?* Introduction Commercial negotiations between manufacturers and retailers necessarily involve a discussion of wholesale prices, but they may also involve a discussion of potential retail prices, including (...)

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