Practice Areas: Antitrust & Competition, Damages, Entertainment & Media, Intellectual Property, International Arbitration, Public Policy, Telecommunications, Transportation
Nadine Watson is a Senior Vice President in Compass Lexecon’s European competition policy practice. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego.
Nadine specializes in antitrust and empirical analysis. Her advisory work for leading industry clients has included the application of sophisticated econometric techniques to evaluate market power, define relevant markets, and evaluate the competitive impact of mergers in various industries including personal care, music, retail, tobacco, and steel. Her work has also involved the use of quantitative techniques to delimit the scope and duration of cartel infringements and calculate follow-on damages in connection with cartel investigations and Art. 102 infringements.
She has provided advice and expert reports in the context of merger control and Article 101 and Article 102 proceedings. She has given expert testimony before the European Commission, the International Court of Arbitration, the Finnish and Colombian competition authorities and the Spanish courts.
Prior to joining Compass Lexecon, she was responsible for monetary policy research at the Banco de la República of Colombia. At the Bank of Spain and the Universidad Complutense of Madrid she studied the transmission of monetary policy through credit markets and the use of firm level data to estimate the elasticity of demand for money. She also worked four years in the Competition Policy group at NERA and seven years in the European Competition practice at LECG.