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Compass Lexecon has been involved in many of the largest and most complex antitrust litigation and financial market cases over the past 30 years.

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01/16/19

In May 2018, Wabtec Corporation, a manufacturer of railroad components, announced plans to acquire General Electric’s Transportation division, which manufactures locomotives and other transportation products, for $11 billion. Compass Lexecon experts Jonathan Orszag and Daniel O’Brien were retained by counsel...

12/05/18

Compass Lexecon President Daniel R. Fischel Testifies on Damage Issues at Trial JM Eagle is a large manufacturer of PVC pipe which sells pipe to municipalities and other governmental entities around the country. The recent damages trial against JM Eagle...

11/28/18

Following a Phase-II investigation, the European Commission (“EC”) unconditionally cleared the acquisition by T-Mobile NL, the Netherlands’ third largest mobile network operator (“MNO”), of its smaller rival Tele2 NL. The EC’s decision marks the first unconditional clearance of a 4-to-3...

10/15/18

Court Relies on Testimony of Compass Lexecon Expert Professor Daniel R. Fischel On October 1, 2018, Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster of the Delaware Court of Chancery, relying on Compass Lexecon President Daniel Fischel's expert testimony on behalf of Compass...

10/01/18

In its May 22, 2017 decision, the United States Tax Court rejected the claim of the Commissioner of Internal Revenue that the Estate of Andrew J. McKelvey owed $41 million in taxes with respect to McKelvey’s 2008 income tax return...

09/18/18

Compass Lexecon experts Marcelo Schoeters and Julián Delamer were retained by Abertis Infraestructuras S.A. ("Claimants"), a toll concession operator, as quantum experts in an ICSID arbitration against the Government of Argentina. Mr. Schoeters and Mr. Delamer filed an expert report...

08/01/18

Court Relies on Testimony of Compass Lexecon Experts Professor Daniel R. Fischel and Dr. Adel Turki Plaintiffs in this litigation claimed that New York University paid excessive recordkeeping fees and made imprudent investments in its employee retirement plans, thereby failing...

07/11/18

Compass Lexecon was retained by AT&T and Time Warner to provide economic analysis and expert testimony concerning the merger of the two companies, and to assist with the litigation brought by the U.S. Department of Justice to block the deal...

07/06/18

In a landmark judgment on July 4, 2018, the Court of Appeal of England and Wales decided in favour of Compass Lexecon's clients on the lawfulness of interchange fees. The Court relied heavily on Compass Lexecon's Neil Dryden in its...

05/31/18

In March 2018, Agilent Technologies announced plans to acquire Advanced Analytical Technologies, Inc. (AATI). Both Agilent and AATI sell products that analyze the quality and quantity of nucleic acid fragments. A Compass Lexecon team provided economic analysis in support of...

05/22/18

Compass Lexecon expert Dr. Manuel A. Abdala was retained by Phillips Petroleum Company Venezuela Limited and ConocoPhillips Petrozuata B.V. ("Claimants"), two large-scale producers of heavy crude oil and related products, as quantum expert in an ICC arbitration against Petróleos de...

04/27/18

Compass Lexecon Senior Consultant Professor Bradford Cornell Successfully Testified at Trial in Delaware Chancery Court On April 23, 2018, the Delaware Supreme Court affirmed, in a one sentence opinion, Vice Chancellor Laster's ruling in ACP Master, Ltd. v. Sprint Corp....

03/16/18

On March 16, 2018, Suzano Papel e Celulose S.A. (“Suzano”) announced its plan to acquire Fibria Celulose S.A. (“Fibria”). The two companies are both leading Brazilian suppliers of eucalyptus pulp in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Compass Lexecon was retained...

03/14/18

Compass Lexecon President Daniel R. Fischel and Professor Bradford Cornell Testify at Trial After Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., (“Lehman”) filed for bankruptcy, Trustees for 244 RMBS Trusts filed claims arising out of alleged breaches of representations and warranties on mortgages...

03/07/18

In the sprawling LIBOR-Based Financial Instruments Antitrust Litigation matters, Plaintiffs sought certification of three separate classes: (i) traders of Eurodollar futures and options on futures traded at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (the Exchange-Based Plaintiff Action); (ii) financial institutions that made...

02/27/18

Compass Lexecon expert Dr. Manuel A. Abdala was retained by Novenergia II Energy & Environment (SCA) SICAR (Claimant) as economic and quantum expert in an Energy Charter Treaty arbitration against Spain, held under SCC rules. The dispute centered on several...

02/26/18

Compass Lexecon was retained in the first two cases decided following the Delaware Supreme Court's landmark decision in In re: Appraisal of Dell, Inc. (C.A. No. 9322-VCL). The courts in both cases reached fair value determinations below the respective deal...

02/22/18

In December 2017, the Honourable Mr. Justice Myers of the Supreme Court of British Columbia declined to certify the proposed class in a class proceeding brought by a plaintiff representing direct and indirect purchasers of roll-on/roll-off (“RoRo”) vessel services used...

02/14/18

Compass Lexecon Expert Dr. Elizabeth Wang Testifies Successfully at Trial On January 11, 2018, the Intermediate People's Court in Shenzhen, China entered a ruling in favor of Compass Lexecon client Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., a leading smartphone manufacturer, in a...

02/09/18

In November 2017, Maple Leaf Foods Inc., which owns the Lightlife brand as well as other products, agreed to purchase Field Roast Grain Meat Company, SPC. Lightlife and Field Roast are two leading plant-based protein brands in the United States...

01/10/18

On December 18, 2017, Judge Richard Seeborg of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California granted summary judgment in favor of Compass Lexecon's clients in two related matters involving alleged price fixing by manufacturers of optical disk...

01/08/18

On December 21, 2017, Judge James V. Selna of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California ruled in favor of Compass Lexecon’s client, TCL Corporation, in a patent infringement suit involving the setting of Fair, Reasonable and...

01/05/18

In January 2018, Skyline Corporation and Champion Home Builders announced plans to combine their operations in order to create the nation’s largest publicly traded factory-built housing company. A Compass Lexecon team provided economic and econometric analysis in support of the...

01/03/18

Compass Lexecon assisted Agrium and Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan in obtaining regulatory approval for their $36 billion merger of equals, which creates the largest crop nutrient company in the world. The merger involved multiple crop fertilizer products, such as nitrogen,...

12/12/17

In September 2017, Itron, Inc., the world's leading provider of smart metering, data collection and utility software systems with nearly 8,000 utilities worldwide relying on its technology, entered into an agreement to acquire Silver Spring Networks. Silver Spring Networks is...

12/05/17

Jury Returns Defense Verdict in U.S. ex rel. Oberg v. Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency  Jon H. Oberg, a former Department of Education (“DOE”) employee, sued numerous companies across the United States for making false claims against the “Special Access...

11/21/17

In February 2017, CBS Radio and Entercom announced a merger to create one of the largest radio platforms in the United States. The companies own and operate a combined 235 broadcast radio stations throughout the United States, including in 22 of...

11/15/17

Compass Lexecon experts Santiago Dellepiane and Professor Pablo T. Spiller were retained by Valores Mundiales S.L. and Consorcio Andino S.L. ("Claimants"), two large-scale producers of flour and related products, as quantum experts in an ICSID arbitration against the Republic of...

11/10/17

On November 9, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the Tax Court’s decision in favor of Compass Lexecon’s client, the Commissioner of Internal Revenue. The Tax Court’s ruling turned on whether an investment by...

10/31/17

A jury found in favor of Compass Lexecon's client, power tool manufacturer Milwaukee Electric Tool (Milwaukee), on all counts in a patent infringement suit after less than one day of deliberation. Milwaukee filed suit against Snap-On, another power tool manufacturer,...