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Mr. Fanaras is an experienced consulting expert who analyzes the competitive effects of mergers, antitrust conduct, intellectual property, and economic damages.

His antitrust experience includes providing economic analyses and expert support for matters before courts, in arbitration, and in regulatory proceedings, including those before the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, and the European Commission (DG Competition). He has worked on behalf of clients involved in disputes and regulatory proceedings in the United States, Europe, Canada, and Australia.

Mr. Fanaras has specific expertise in developing empirical analyses based on large (i.e., multi-terabyte) or complex data systems and productions. He also advises clients on the discovery of structured data during litigation and merger review.

He has provided economic analysis for matters involving dozens of industries, including extensive experience in air transportation, financial services, health care, payment cards, telecommunications, traded commodities, and several industries involving manufacturing and retail distribution. Prior to joining The Brattle Group in 2004, he was a Research Associate with Competition Economics, Inc.

Publications
Article
Antitrust, Privacy, and Digital Platforms' Use of Big Data: A Brief Overview
November 2018
Eliana Garcés and Daniel Fanaras
Published in Competition, The Journal of the Antitrust, Unfair Competition, and Privacy Law Section of the California Lawyers Association
News & Events
January 02, 2019
Brattle Announces Promotion of Daniel Fanaras to Principal

The Brattle Group is pleased to announce the promotion of Daniel Fanaras to principal.

November 01, 2018
Brattle Economists: Competitive Assessment of Data Collection Should Not Rely on Generalizations and Must be Assessed Case-by-Case; Antitrust Enforcement is an Inadequate Tool for Addressing Privacy Concerns

An article by Eliana Garcés and Daniel Fanaras examines the rising scrutiny being placed on the accumulation and use of data by digital platforms. The authors discuss the role of data in creating value for businesses and consumers, the regulatory considerations being voiced within antitrust and privacy settings, and the need for a case-by-case assessment of these considerations rather than generalized conclusions.