Akos Reger, Managing Economist

Akos is the managing economist of Allegro Consulting since 2016. Prior to founding Allegro Consulting, Akos was working as a competition economist at RBB Economics. He worked on numerous cases involving mergers and acquisitions as well as cartel (Article 101) and dominance (Article 102) cases both in front of the European Commission and national jurisdictions. Akos has experience with cases concerning a broad range of sectors including markets of telecommunications, rapid package delivery, hard-disk drives, wholesale fruit, FMCG, aggregates, cement, asphalt, retail business, beer, animal health products.

His track record includes high-profile merger cases like FedEx/TNT, AngloAmerican/Lafarge, DIGI/Invitel, Chiquita/Fyffes, Western Digital/Hitachi, AG Barr/Britvic. His non-merger experience covers information exchange, exclusive dealing as well as cartel damages estimation cases.

Akos has an MSc in economics & law. Akos is fluent in English and Hungarian and has intermediate knowledge of French, Dutch and German.

dr Rob van der Laan, Affiliate Partner

Rob has more than 15 years of experience with competition law and in particular the application of economic theories in competition law matters. Rob provides expert advice to or through law firms under the brand OmniCLES Competition Law Economic Services. Before founding OmniCLES in 2014, Rob was the head of competition economics at EY, responsible for the EMEIA region. Rob also has experience as an in-house competition law expert at a Fortune Global 500 company. Furthermore, Rob worked 10 years at various national competition authorities as competition expert.

Rob has a PhD and an MSc in economics and an LLM in international law. He also completed the Grotius Academy Programme in competition law. Rob taught the master course Economics of Regulation at the University of Groningen in 2019 and has provided guest lectures on competition economics since 2005. A Dutch national, Rob is fluent in Dutch, English and Portuguese.

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