Vanessa Yanhua Zhang Competition Policy International The Brattle GroupContact
Dr. Zhang heads Brattle’s Asian Antitrust & Competition practice, and is an expert in applying economic analysis to competition, industrial organization, and intellectual property issues for clients across numerous industries in the US, and the EU and China. Throughout her career, Dr. Zhang has worked on a wide array of matters involving allegations of monopolization, foreclosure practices, vertical restraints, cartels, merger analysis, damages, FRAND, and intellectual property. She has provided antitrust economic trainings to the Chinese regulatory agencies and judges, and assisted agencies with economic analysis in their merger reviews. She has consulted on projects across numerous industries, such as transportation, chemicals, e-commerce, payment cards, banking, pharmaceuticals, high tech, electricity, telecommunications, and consumer products. In China, Dr. Zhang has testified as an expert witness and submitted expert reports multiple times before the Supreme People’s Court of China (SPC), provincial higher courts, the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), the Anti-Monopoly Bureau of Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), and Shanghai Administration for Market Regulation (SHAMR). In addition to her consulting work, Dr. Zhang is a Senior Research Fellow at Renmin University of China Market and Regulation Law Center (MRLC), and has taught regulation and antitrust economics to graduate students. She has been the founding editor of the Asia Column and served on the advisory board of the Antitrust Chronicle of Competition Policy International. Prior to joining Brattle, Dr. Zhang was a Managing Director at an international economics consulting firm and worked as a visiting researcher at CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis. Dr. Zhang holds a PhD in economics from Toulouse School of Economics and a BA in economics from Peking University.
Nominee, 2018 Antitrust Writing Awards: Business, Economics
Nominee, 2015 Antitrust Writing Awards: Academic, Asian Antitrust