Dr Barbara Veronese is a partner at CEG Europe. She provides expert economic advice in competition, damages litigation, regulation and state aid.
She has advised private and public sector clients on national and EU-wide matters, including the Italian communications regulator Agcom, British Telecom, Heineken Italia, Cosmote, EE, Deutsche Telekom, Eurocontrol, Metro, Media Saturn, SEA Airports, the UK Office of Communications, QVC, Sky Italia, the Singaporean Competition Commission, UPS, YOOX and multinational players in the financial, chemical, pharmaceutical, medical devices, food and beverages, energy and electronics sectors.
As an experienced econometrician she has advised extensively on cartel effects and damages estimation. In her practice she applies an array of quantitative tools to the analysis of performance, cost efficiency benchmarking, merger effects and efficiencies, bidding events, 'water- bed' effects from wholesale to retail markets, and market definition in settlements and litigation, regulatory and competition cases.
Dr Veronese has advised extensively on auction matters and spectrum policy, including in Austria, the Czech Republic, Germany, the Netherlands, Romania and the UK. She has particular expertise in relation to regulatory and competition issues in broadcasting, including the management of TV platforms, communications and postal services.
Previously, at Ofcom she focused on competition policy (merger commitments in advertising markets, competition in TV markets, Ofcom's approval of BBC iPlayer and licensing on Digital Terrestrial Television ) and spectrum policy. Before joining Ofcom she taught graduate, postgraduate and executive education courses at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences and worked in the London office of NERA Economic Consulting.
She is included in the International Who's Who of Competition Lawyers and Economists (as of 2013).
Dr Veronese is a graduate of the University of Venice and she holds an MSc and PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science. In her PhD thesis she relied on panel econometrics techniques and natural experiments to assess economic performance, public finance and collective decisions outcomes.
Competition and Antitrust