Portrait of Anna den Boer

Anna den Boer : Senior Consultant

Anna is a member of Oxera’s Competition and Transport teams. She has advised clients in Europe, Canada, Asia and South America on a wide range of competition issues such as mergers, abuse of dominance, and antitrust damages, in the context of investigations by competition authorities and in private litigation. She has experience in the aviation sector, as well as many other sectors such as telecoms and retail. 

Anna has regularly presented to lawyers and corporate clients on a wide variety of topics. Before joining Oxera in 2015, she completed an internship in the Chief Economist’s Team of the Directorate General for Competition at the European Commission in Brussels, where she worked on a Phase II merger. She also worked as an intern at SEO Economic Research in the Netherlands. Anna has an MSc in Economics from the University of Amsterdam, focusing on industrial organisation and competition policy

Anna speaks English, and Dutch.

Tel: +31 (0) 20 888 8384

Anna's specialisms include:

Selected
professional experience

  • Strategic advice for a Dutch online platform regarding market definition, the European Commission’s Digital Services Act and New Competition Tool, and parity clauses (2020)

  • Advising a defendant in an antitrust consumer claim in Canada in the bread sector (2020)

  • Advising a European railway operator on a predatory pricing investigation by the European Commission (2019–)

  • Advising a Greek brewery in a private litigation case at the Court of Amsterdam regarding the damages it incurred due to a dominant brewery abusing its dominant position (2018–)

  • Advising multiple clients in the UK regarding private hospital mergers (2018, 2020)

  • Assessing damages for a TV manufacturer in a damages claim against cathode ray tubes (CRT) producers following the CRT cartel (2019)

Selected
publications

  • Rosenboom, N., den Boer, A., Damstra, L. and de Valois Turk, M. (2020), ‘Kroniek economie in het mededingingsrecht 2019’, Markt&Mededinging 2020, 2, pp. 53–65.

  • Bell, J., den Boer, A. and Shah, K. (2020), ‘Aggregate damages: why the whole might not be the sum of the parts’, Competition Law Journal, 19:2, pp. 84–93.

  • den Boer, A., Rosenboom, N. and Shier, S. (2019), ‘Onlineplatformen – kun je met het mededingingsbeleid nog alle kanten op?’, Tijdschrift Mededingingsrecht in de praktijk, July.

  • Rosenboom, N., den Boer, A. and de Valois Turk, M. (2019), ‘Kroniek economie in het mededingingsrecht 2018’, Markt&Mededinging 2019, 2, pp. 58–69.

  • den Boer, A. and Chowdhury, A. (2017), ‘The role of bidding data analysis in merger investigations’, Competition Law Journal, 16:2, pp. 129–33.

Qualifications

  • MSc Economics, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

  • BSc Economics, Maastricht University, the Netherlands

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