Uğur Akgün

CRA International (London)
Economist

Uğur specializes in applying industrial organization theory in merger, abuse of dominance, and dispute cases. He has substantial experience in developing theoretical models which inform on effects of mergers and regulatory actions. His work for merging parties on the European Commission’s Phase II investigations includes ASL/Arianespace, UTC/Goodrich, and Posten/Post Danmark which involved conglomerate effects concerns and INEOS/SolVay and BHB/RioTinto JV in which production capacity and utilization rates were considered as important elements of competition.

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Oliver Latham, Uğur Akgün The UK Competition Authority clears at phase II an acquisition of a minority shareholding and certain rights in a food delivery company in its first application of “failing firm” defence (Amazon / Deliveroo)

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On 4 August 2020 the CMA cleared Amazon’s proposed minority investment in Deliveroo. Having previously been concerned that the investment could damage competition by discouraging Amazon from re-entering restaurant food delivery in the UK and altering its competitive incentives in respect of (...)

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