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Dr. Bagci has 20 years of experience advising on the economics of competition, regulation and damages assessment. She has provided economic analysis for clients throughout in-depth competition and regulatory investigations and in commercial litigation and international arbitrations.

Dr. Bagci has advised Europe’s leading financial institutions and energy, mining, telecommunications and electronics companies throughout in-depth merger, cartel, dominance, State Aid and market investigations by the European Commission and national regulatory authorities. She has submitted expert economic analysis and testimony in international arbitration and litigation proceedings brought before European courts and the European Court of Justice.

In litigation matters, Dr. Bagci has prepared expert economist testimony for national courts and international arbitration tribunals in relation to liability and the estimation of damages in the financial, energy, consumer electronics, and mining sectors. She is currently advising a leading investment bank throughout an EC investigation of alleged collusion to manipulate forex benchmarks. She recently provided economic analysis on competition issues in one of the largest damages claims brought before an international tribunal concerning vertical restraints and abuse of dominance in gas supply and transit contracts.

Representative Engagements
EC state aid investigation
Advised in a connection with a state-aid investigation in the energy sector of an EU Member State. Provided detailed analysis of competition, regulation and prices in the affected markets.
EC antitrust investigation
Provided economic support to a credit card provider in an investigation of interchange fees. Entailed detailed analysis of costs and prices, consumer and merchant behavior, and competitive and regulatory effects.
International arbitration in contract dispute
Advised an EU aluminum producer in connection with a contract price dispute.
European Commission (EC) in-depth merger investigation
Advised a European oil producer in connection with a proposed acquisition of an oil refinery. Carried out product and geographic market definition and competitive effects analysis.
Publications
Article
Inactive Customers and Unilateral Market Power: The CMA’s Energy Market Investigation
July 2016
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Just Passing Through? Cartel Damages Under The New EU Directive
April 24, 2015
Published in Corporate Disputes Magazine
Article
Cartel Damages Under the New EU Directive
October 23, 2014
Report
Framework for Assessing Capex and Opex Forecasts as Part of a “Building Blocks” Approach to Revenue/Price Determinations
June 2012
Prepared for the Australian Energy Market Commission
Report
Defining Market Manipulation in a Post-REMIT World
June 2011
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
News & Events
July 10, 2018
Pinar Bagci to Present at GCR Live 10th Annual Brussels Conference

Brattle Principal Pinar Bagci will present at the GCR Live 10th Annual Brussels Conference, taking place July 10, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium.

April 20, 2018
Pinar Bagci to Present at Florence Competition Programme's ENTraNCE Workshop at the European University Institute

Pinar Bagci, a principal in Brattle’s Competition Practice, will present at Florence Competition Programme’s (FCP) ENTraNCE Workshop, taking place April 20, 2018, at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy.

February 22, 2018
Pinar Bagci to Present at CDR's Winter Competition Litigation Symposium

Brattle Principal Pinar Bagci will present at the Commercial Dispute Resolution’s (CDR) 3rd annual Winter Competition Litigation Symposium, taking place February 22, 2018 in London.

February 23, 2017
Pinar Bagci to Present at CDR’s Spring Competition Litigation Symposium

Brattle Principal Pinar Bagci will present at the Commercial Dispute Resolution’s (CDR) Spring Competition Litigation Symposium, taking place February 23, 2017 in London.

January 06, 2017
Pinar Bagci Contributes to Global Competition Review's Handbook of Competition Economics 2017

Brattle Principal Pinar Bagci has authored the United Kingdom chapter of Global Competition Review’s (GCR) 2017 edition of the Handbook of Competition Economics.

July 15, 2016
Article by Pinar Bagci and Serena Hesmondhalgh Examines Key Findings of the UK’s CMA Energy Market Investigation

In a new Brattle article, Pinar Bagci and Serena Hesmondhalgh and examine the key findings of the energy market investigation and comment on the possible effects of the CMA’s decision to implement a transitional price cap for prepayment meter (PPM) customers, impacting nearly four million households.

May 07, 2015
Andrew Abere and Pinar Bagci Author Article on Cartel Damages Under The New EU Directive

Brattle principals Andrew Abere and Pinar Bagci authored an article on cartel damages in the EU that was published in the April-June 2015 issue of Corporate Disputes.

October 22, 2014
Brattle Economists Advise In Clearance of Ground-Breaking European Merger

A team of Brattle economists, led by principal Pinar Bagci, advised Nynas AB on the acquisition of a specialty base oil manufacturer of certain refinery assets operated by Shell Deutschland.

July 01, 2014
The Brattle Group Announces the Promotion of Pinar Bagci to Principal

The Brattle Group is pleased to announce the promotion of Pinar Bagci, who has more than 15 years of experience advising on competition and regulatory matters and on the economics of energy and financial markets.