All competition jurisdictions prohibit cartel behavior, as well as otherwise legitimate agreements – whether horizontal or vertical – that harm competition and consumers.

While the legal standards may differ between the US, EU, Asia-Pacific, and other jurisdictions, Brattle’s economists and academic affiliates are deeply experienced in matching the economic analysis to the particular needs of the case, whether as claimant or defendant. These matters often involve the type of complex econometric analysis and modeling that is one of Brattle’s core competencies, together with ensuring that any economic analysis matches the issues at hand and marketplace realities.