E.CA Expert Forum 2024

Open Positions, E.CA Economics
19 July 2018 | News
We are currently looking for economists at all levels Read More

For further details and requirements, please check our careers page.

E.CA Economics Expert Forum - Berlin
13 March 2018 | News
E.CA Economics co-organised LIVE IP, Antitrust & Innovation conference Read More

E.CA Economics co-organised this year’s GCR LIVE IP, Antitrust & Innovation conference, which was held in Hotel Amigo Brussels on 13 March 2018. A short report of the event can be found here.

11 January 2018 | News
Simone Kohnz promoted to director Read More

E.CA Economics has promoted German national Simone Kohnz to director in Berlin.

Simone joined E.CA Economics in 2007 after having worked for a UK-based economic consulting firm. She has extensive experience in economic consulting advising clients from a wide range of industries, in all fields of competition policy and across a number of jurisdictions including Germany, the European Union, the UK, and Austria and specialises in the quantification of damages in private litigation cases.

Download press release here.

Download the GCR article here.

Rainer Nitsche, Director E.CA Economics and Research Fellow, ESMT
11 December 2017 | News
Gesprächskreis für Beihilfenrecht Read More

Rainer Nitsche presented at the Gesprächskreis für Beihilfenrecht on 11 December in Berlin.  He spoke about rescue and restructuring aid.

His presentation can be found here.

19 October 2017 | News
CMS EU Competition Conference 2017 Read More

Dr Theon van Dijk presented at the CMS EU Competition 2017 on 19 October 2017. The conference brought together leading competition law practitioners, economists, in-house counsels, government officials, judges and academics. Johannes Laitenberger, Director General DG Competition, EU Commission, was the special guest speaker.

More details about the conference can be found here.

Maastricht, E.CA Economics
31 August 2017 | News
E.CA sponsors 2017 EARIE conference Read More

E.CA Competition sponsored this year’s EARIE conference, which was held in Maastricht from 31 August to 2 September. EARIE is the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics. At the EARIE annual conferences academic papers in the area of industrial organization and regulation are presented and discussed. Further details of the conference can be found at www.earie2017.org.

Oxford, E.CA Economics
24 June 2017 | News
The Antitrust Enforcement Symposium 2017 Read More

With more than 40 senior law and economic experts, the Antitrust Enforcement Symposium in Oxford has become one of the leading platforms for most recent competition policy issues around the globe. The symposium was organised by Ariel Ezrachi and Bill E. Kovacic and supported by E.CA. This year it featured keynote speeches by Maureen Ohlhausen, FTC, Paul Johnson, Canadian Competition Bureau and Bob Marshall Bates White. Hans W. Friederiszick, E.CA, contributed to the panel discussion on digital markets.

See the programme of the Symposium here.

Europe, ECA Economics
21 June 2017 | News
DG COMP Workshop on pass-on Read More

DG Comp organised a workshop in Brussels with economic experts on the quantification of passing-on of overcharges in damages actions. Academic presentations were given by Roman Inderst, Özlem Bedre-Defolie, Markus Reisinger, André Romahn, Frank Verboven and Frode Steen, among others.

Hans W. Friederiszick, E.CA, discussed the practical feasibility specifically highlighting the discrepancy between economic and legal causality according to the recent Sainsbury’s vs. MasterCard decision (CAT, 2016).

Please find the presentation here.

1 June 2017 | News
CMS-Roadshow Kartellrecht 2017 Read More

Simone Kohnz gave a presentation at CMS-Roadshow Kartellrecht 2017 in Stuttgart on the methods of cartel damage estimation. She discussed different approaches to estimating cartel overcharges and the impact of market conditions and data availability on the choice of the appropriate method. She also presented factors that influence the likelihood and extent of the pass-on of overcharges to consumers.

E.CA Economics
8 March 2017 | News
E.CA making news in GCR 21 Read More

GCR 21 has once again named E.CA  as one of the leading consultancies in the world of antitrust economics. This is the 10thsuccessive entry of E.CA in this renowned ranking.  In this year’s edition GCR states: “Perhaps the most significant shift in the market came as GCR 100 went to press, when Benelux competition policy and regulation consultancies Lexonomics and E.CA Economics merged, and Lexonomics founder Theon van Dijk became co-director of E.CA’s Brussels office.”

Please see the full article here.

22 February 2017 | News
’30 in their 30s’ list of Notable Women Competition Professionals Read More

We are proud to announce that our associate principals Linda Gratz and Ela Glowicka were featured on the ’30 in their 30s’ list of Notable Women Competition Professionals in Economics organised by W@Competition.

More information on this topic to be found at www.womenat.com/30-in-their-30s-economics under ’30 in their 30s” list.