The people in the independent firms of Grant Thornton International Ltd provide personalized attention and the highest quality service to public and private clients in more than 100 countries. Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the six global audit, tax and advisory organizations. Grant Thornton International Ltd and its member firms are not a worldwide partnership, as each member firm is a separate and distinct legal entity.
Hogan Lovells provides high quality advice to corporations, financial institutions, and governmental entities across the full spectrum of their critical business and legal issues globally and locally. Bringing together the combined strengths of our predecessor firms, we have more than 2,500 lawyers operating out of more than 40 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.
Loeb & Loeb LLP is a multi-service law firm with more than 300 attorneys and six offices in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Nashville, Washington, DC, and Beijing, China. Loeb’s Antitrust Practice offers a full range of services, including preventive counseling, advice on complex issues, assistance in investigations and representation in litigation. Our attorneys counsel clients in the U.S. and around the world who are considering strategic business deals, expansions or operational changes. We represent companies and individuals in matters that span the entire spectrum of antitrust and competition issues. For more information visit www.loeb.com/antitrustpractice.
Dr. Edi Grgeta is a Director in Grant Thornton’s Economic Advisory Services group in Chicago. Edi is an economist specializing in financial and competition issues. He is an expert in applied microeconomics, finance, and statistics. His specialty is drawing conclusions from complex, disaggregated data sources.Edi has extensive experience conducting econometric analyses in both litigation support and consulting roles. Edi works extensively with external counsel and corporate management to execute litigation strategy, support expert witnesses, and solve business problems.In the area of competition, Edi has worked on cases spanning all stages of litigation – from initial allegations of antitrust violation, individual and class wide damages stages, to class opt-out damages. He contributed to numerous class certification defenses, including direct and indirect purchaser claims with allegations of price fixing and monopolization against multiple defendants, as well as provided numerous damages estimates stemming from attempts at price fixing.Edi’s work spans a broad range of industries. He worked on competition issues in the rubber, paper, paint, electrical carbon, consumer products, communications software, pharmaceutical pricing and distribution, and chemical shipping industries. Edi’s other matters span the alphabet, from alcoholic beverages to wireless communications
Catriona Hatton is the Managing Partner of the firm’s Brussels office. She has extensive experience advising on EC and national competition law aspects of international mergers, including filings under the EC Merger Regulation and coordinating global merger filings.Catriona advises on compliance with competition rules in a wide range of commercial agreements. She has represented clients in complaints to, and investigations by, the European Commission and numerous national competition authorities. She advises clients in a number of sectors, including pharmaceuticals, mining, media and entertainment, automotive, and energy.Catriona is recommended in the recent edition of Chambers Europe as a business-oriented practitioner who “really listens to the client and then provides advice that is both high-level and practical.”
Michael Jahnke specializes in counseling clients concerning antitrust issues in connection with proposed M&A transactions, joint ventures and other business conduct, advocates before the FTC and Department of Justice to resolve or limit antitrust issues throughout the government merger review process, and directs clients’ compliance with governmental requests. He has worked extensively on antitrust issues in connection with US and international M&A transactions and joint ventures involving financial services, derivatives, energy, foods, tobacco, information services, telecommunications, paper/packaging, automotive and others.Mr. Jahnke’s experience covers the spectrum of antitrust work, including deals (analysis of potential issues, input on draft agreements and diligence, HSR filings, dealing with regulators’ requests), advice on other types of business activities (joint ventures, IP licensing, compliance queries and training, exclusive dealing), antitrust litigation and criminal/cartel investigations.