Practice Areas: Antitrust & Competition, Damages, Energy, Entertainment & Media, Financial Institutions, Intellectual Property, International Arbitration, Pharmaceuticals, Public Policy, Regulatory Investigations, Telecommunications, Transportation
Dr. Jorge Padilla is Senior Managing Director and Head of Compass Lexecon Europe.
Dr. Padilla earned M. Phil and D. Phil degrees in Economics from the University of
Oxford. He is Research Fellow at the Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros
(CEMFI, Madrid) and teaches competition economics at the Barcelona Graduate
School of Economics (BGSE).
He has given expert testimony before the competition authorities and courts of several
EU member states, as well as in cases before the European Commission. Dr. Padilla
has submitted written testimony to the European General Court, and the UK
Competition Appeals Tribunal in cartel, merger control and abuse of dominance cases. I
have also given expert testimony in various civil litigation (damages), international
arbitration cases, and competition cases in non-EU jurisdictions (Argentina, Chile,
China, Colombia, India, Israel, Jamaica,South Africa and Turkey).
Dr. Padilla has written numerous papers on competition policy and industrial
organization in the Antitrust Bulletin, the Antitrust Law Journal, the Economic Journal,
the European Competition Journal, the European Competition Law Review, the
European Economic Review, the Fordham International Law Journal, Industrial and
Corporate Change, the International Journal of Industrial Organization, the Journal of
Competition Law and Economics, the Journal of Economics and Management Strategy,
the Journal of Economic Theory, the RAND Journal of Economics, the Review of
Financial Studies, the University of Chicago Law Review, and World Competition.
He is also co-author of The Law and Economics of Article 102 TFEU, 2nd edition, Hart