Charlie Beller

Associate

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Charlie Beller

Associate

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Charlie is an associate in the antitrust, competition and trade practice of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, based in Washington, DC.

Prior to joining Freshfields, Charlie worked as a management consultant for Oliver Wyman in Germany and as a research associate in the appellate practice of Bancroft PLLC. Charlie served on the managing board of the Virginia Tax Review, which published his note on game theory in international taxation, GILTI – ‘Made in America’ for European Tax. Charlie served as a law clerk to Senator Mike Lee on the United States Senate Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee.

Charlie earned his B.A. magna cum laude from Georgetown University and his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law.

Contributions

When Do Low Prices Hurt Competition?

August 17, 2020

Lower prices are generally assumed to benefit consumers. However, predatory pricing – which artificially lowers prices and eliminates competition – is a bad thing for the consumer in the long run. In Brooke Group, the Supreme Court established guidelines for courts to determine when lower pricing is actually predatory pricing. In this video, Charlie Beller discusses the Brooke Group case and its impact on our digitized economy, which is increasingly dominated by free or zero-priced services.

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