Author: Abigail Fletcher

Decision Search Tool: Behind the Scenes

Written by Rashid Muhamedrahimov and Enrico Alemani [1] Introduction Software that provides powerful functionality can appear simple on the surface, but can hide plenty of fascinating technology. In this Data Science article, Rashid Muhamedrahimov and Enrico Alemani take a deep dive into the Compass Lexecon Decision Search Tool, an interactive web-app that allows users to … Continued

The Guide to Life Sciences: An Economist’s Perspective

Economists John Davies, Valérie Meunier, Rameet Sangha and David Sevy recently authored a chapter in the first edition of Global Competition Review’s The Guide to Life Sciences. Introduction This chapter addresses the following competition issues, from an economics perspective, as they relate to the pharmaceutical industry: exploitative abuse of a dominant position through excessive pricing; … Continued

Tate Britain Exhibition & Reception: Register Your Interest

Thursday, 6 October, 17:30 – 23:00 BST Tate Britain, Millbank, London SW1P 4RG Compass Lexecon is hosting a reception and private exhibition at the Tate Britain for the London competition, litigation and arbitration legal community on Thursday, 6 October. Register your interest to attend. Event details The event will start at 17:30 with refreshments in … Continued

Compass Lexecon Economics Conference – Call for papers

Compass Lexecon invites paper submissions by those wishing to attend the Compass Lexecon Economics Conference to take place on Friday, 23 September 2022 at the Saïd Business School in Oxford, UK. Conference details The topic for the Compass Lexecon Economics Conference is “Recent developments in the economics of mergers, and the scope for novel techniques … Continued

Compass Lexecon Recognized in GCR 2022 Team Awards

Compass Lexecon economists have been recognized by Global Competition Review in the annual GCR Team Awards held in April 2022. Compass Lexecon teams globally advised in the following winning matters: Matter of the year and Litigation of the Year – Non-cartel defence: Epic Games v Apple litigation Merger control matter of the year – Americas: … Continued

Data Visualisation: Crossing the line

Written by Tristan Salmon and James Forster In this article, the data science team illustrate intuitive ways to explore and visualise complex data using the example of the how, where, when and who of the COVID-19 pandemic. Traditional charts (and in particular, line charts) are very popular in economic consulting. At their best, they present … Continued

Solving Issues in the Quantification of ISDS Claims

The First Edition of Global Arbitration Review’s Guide to Investment Treaty Protection and Enforcement covers the practical side of investor–state disputes and provides guidance on how to strategize at every stage of a dispute. Compass Lexecon economists Boaz Moselle, Ruxandra Ciupagea and Juan Carlos Bisso contribute a chapter focussed on resolving two specific issues raised … Continued