Oliver Latham is a principal in Charles River Associates’ European Competition Practice. His work has covered mergers (IRI/Aztec, INEOS/Solvay, Liberty Global/Ziggo, Rexam/Ball, BP/SFRA); alleged anticompetitive agreements (including investigations into territorial licensing in Pay-TV and alleged resale price maintenance agreements involving UK department stores); damages litigation (including ALSTOM/National Grid and ongoing litigation relating to payment card interchange fees); and abuse of dominance (primarily in the technology sector). In particular, he specializes in the application of econometric techniques to competition issues.
Prior to joining CRA, he completed a PhD in Economics from the University of Cambridge, where he was also a teaching fellow in the Faculty of Economics and a consultant at the Centre for Policy Studies. His academic work has been published in the Economic Journal.
PhD, Economics, University of Cambridge
MPhil, Economics, University of Cambridge
BSc, Economics and Econometrics, University of Bristol