Global Competition Review names Cornerstone Research as an outstanding international consulting firm in its Economics 23 list.
London—Global Competition Review (GCR) has again recognised Cornerstone Research as one of the world’s leading economic consultancies. The firm has been named to the Economics list for multiple consecutive years.
GCR notes Cornerstone Research’s sizable team of competition economists and its high volume of antitrust and competition work. GCR also cites the firm’s recent competition engagements in Canada and Europe.
Recognising Cornerstone Research’s ‘important antitrust work around the world,’ GCR names the firm among the top global economic consultancies.
Cornerstone Research worked on more than one hundred competition cases in 2021. Of the firm’s disclosable matters, GCR highlighted the following:
- Tronox Holdings plc.’s Proposed Acquisition of TiZir Titanium and Iron, in which the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) retained Nathan Miller of Georgetown University and Cornerstone Research to assist with its investigation of this vertical merger
- In the Matter of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, in which the FTC retained Cornerstone Research to support an internal FTC expert during the regulatory review of the proposed transaction
- Matters involving franchise no-poach agreements in the quick-serve restaurant (QSR) industry; Justin McCrary of Columbia University analysed the potential procompetitive benefits of the challenged clauses and opined on issues of class certification in Deslandes et al. v. McDonald’s USA LLC et al. and Conrad et al. v. Jimmy John’s Franchise LLC et al.
- Significant appellate court reversals in FTC v. Qualcomm and Federal Trade Commission v. 1-800 Contacts
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