Cristina Caffarra

Dr. Cristina Caffarra is a Senior Consultant with the Competition Team of Charles River Associates in Europe. She has provided economic advice to companies as well as agencies on landmark cases of merger control, evaluation of abusive conduct, IP rights, information exchange, collusion and the assessment of damages. Her work and research are now more specifically focused on the economics of digital platforms and TMT industries. She has directed and coordinated analyses in many of the high profile cases of the last 20 years before the European Commission, national agencies and the courts in multiple jurisdictions. She has testified before the General Court in Luxembourg, the High Court and the Competition Appeal Tribunal in London, the High Court in Dublin, the Competition Appeal Tribunal in South Africa, the Appeals Court in Singapore and other courts in several litigated competition matters. Dr. Caffarra is Visiting Professor at University College London, has published articles and presented papers on the economics of competition law at numerous international and academic conferences across Europe, the US and multiple other venues.

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