European Commission (Brussels)

Cyril Ritter

European Commission (Brussels)
Deputy Head of Unit

Cyril Ritter is an official in the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Competition (DG COMP), where he works in the Antitrust Policy unit. In his current capacity, he works mainly on technology issues and cases, financial cases and pharma cases. He was previously a DG COMP case-handler dealing with airline and shipping cases. Before joining DG COMP in 2007, Cyril was an associate at Linklaters in Paris.


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Cyril Ritter Corporate funding for antitrust academics can be a problem


Corporate funding for academic articles raises the possibility of academic bias in favour of corporate views. This seems to be happening in many areas of law, science and policy, including competition law. While (almost) every idea deserves to be discussed, regardless of its origin or funding, (...)

Cyril Ritter Joint tendering under EU competition law


This article seeks (a) to draw the line between legitimate joint tendering and joint tendering which is actually anti-competitive joint selling, and (b) to draw attention to other theories of harm than joint selling in the area of joint tendering. The EU competition law assessment of joint (...)

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