Author: Abigail Fletcher

Quantification of ISDS Claims: Specific Issues, Edition 2

The Second Edition of Global Arbitration Review’s Guide to Investment Treaty Protection and Enforcement is a guide on the practical side of investor–state disputes. It traces the concept of investment protection through its full life cycle – from negotiation of a treaty to enforcement of an award derived from it and everything in-between. Experts Boaz … Continued

Event Synopsis: New Frontiers of Antitrust Conference

On 22 June, Executive Vice President, David Sevy spoke at the Concurrences New Frontiers of Antitrust Conference at the Ministry of Economics in Paris. David spoke on panel 2 with Laila Medina, Séverine Schrameck, Wouter Wils and Rafael Amaro to discuss “The interplay between public and private enforcement: have we got the balance right?”. Key … Continued

Competition Analysis in Finance (Part 2)

Economist Daniel Urdaneta recently authored a series of papers for Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute, Chile. In the second part of this series – on how to integrate competition economics concepts into the investment process – Daniel reviews case studies of companies that lost market power and posted heavy losses in the last decade. He also points out the warning signs to determine if a company is at risk of losing its competitive moat.

Shift Happens: Navigating the Big Data Paradigm

Introduction In this article, Enrico Alemani, Arpita Pattanaik, Tristan Salmon, Ethan Soo [1] discuss the challenges that increasing volumes of data bring to our clients and regulators. They illustrate how Compass Lexecon is rapidly able to transform significant amounts of raw data into actionable insights by leveraging innovative solutions to deal with big data. What … Continued

Compass Lexecon celebrates International Women’s Day

Today, Compass Lexecon celebrates International Women’s Day (IWD) and the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This year’s IWD theme is #EmbracingEquity. When we embrace equity, we acknowledge the unique circumstances of each person and aim to provide them with the resources and opportunities to set them up for success. Today we reflect … Continued

A taste of geospatial analysis for competition economics

Written by Ivana Kocanova, James Forster and Toby Howard Geospatial analysis is a key parameter of the assessment of mergers where competition takes place at the local level. In this article, the data science team explores the tools it has developed to collect, analyse and visualize the data, quickly and flexibly. These tools enable better … Continued