For the fourth consecutive year, Global Competition Review has named Bates White in its “Economics 20,” a listing of the world’s leading competition economics firms. Selection into this group of 20 firms is highly competitive and determined by an independent survey that analyzes nominated firms’ size, presence of leading economists, recent client successes, historical pedigree, and market visibility.Read more
Bates White’s European partner, ESMT Competition Analysis, has changed its name to E.CA Economics. Bates White and E.CA Economics maintain an exclusive partnership to provide antitrust services in the United States and the European Union.Read more
Bates White and E.CA Economics: an international antitrust partnership
Bates White and E.CA Economics (formerly ESMT Competition Analysis), based in Berlin, Germany, maintain an exclusive cooperative partnership to provide antitrust services in the United States and the European Union. The deep synergies of our firms provide an exceptional alliance offering clients a balance of theoretical rigor, appropriate empirical analysis, and enforcement experience. We align resources, processes, and technology to deliver complex, cross-border projects efficiently. Key to the partnership philosophy is an unwavering commitment to develop long-term client relationships and trust through collaboration.
Our partnership includes six nominees to the International Who’s Who of Competition Economists and two spots in Global Competition Review’s survey of leading competition economics firms, The Economics 20.
E.CA Economics is an economics consultancy that builds its case-related advice in the fields of competition policy and regulation on research. As a partner of the European School of Management and Technology (ESMT), it draws on the latest and robust economic research, and as a professional consulting firm it offers effective and timely advice.
E.CA Economics is led by Hans W. Friederiszick, a former member of the Chief Economist Team of DG Competition, and Rainer Nitsche, a former Vice President of the economics consultancy CRA International.