Author: Christie Simpson

What does it mean to be competitive?

Expert Economists Jorge Padilla and Salvatore Piccolo authored an article for Concurrences’ On-Topic February issue on the circumstances under which a firm can be regarded as competitive and whether it would be correct to conclude that only companies operating in fragmented markets and acting as price takers can be regarded as such. In this paper, … Continued

Game, Set and Fuzzy match

Written by Bhargav Bharadwaj, Antoine Gracia Victoria, Wiktor Owczarz and Waldemar Schuppli Fuzzy matching is a set of data science techniques that save critical time and reduce the risk of human error when matching string variables (e.g., customer names) in large, distinct datasets, for example, to assess the closeness of competition between merging firms, or … Continued

Expert Q&A on pass-on of overcharge

Expert Economists Nadine Watson, Frédéric Palomino, Justin Coombs and David Sevy participated in a Q&A with Financier Worldwide for their January issue on how to quantify the passing-on of overcharges resulting from competition law infringements and the key challenges involved in assessing claims through economic theory and data analysis. In the context of competition law … Continued

Compass Lexecon Experts Recognized as Global Elite Thought Leaders in Arbitration for 2022 WWL Awards

Global Arbitration Review published their annual Who’s Who Legal Arbitration 2022: Expert Witnesses Analysis, announcing the world’s most highly regarded arbitration damages and valuation experts. Compass Lexecon had 21 experts recognized from the North America, EMEA, and Latin America regions. Compass Lexecon also had seven experts named among the Global Elite Thought Leaders in Arbitration, … Continued

Compass Lexecon Named Competition Economics Firm of the Year 2021 by WWL for Seventh Year

Compass Lexecon has been named Competition Economics Firm of the Year by Who’s Who Legal (“WWL”). The firm has won the award every year since its inception in 2015. This award is based on several factors, including feedback received in WWL’s independent annual market survey, past performance in the research, and the overall aggregate number of weighted votes cast … Continued

Expert Q&A on Quantification of overcharge and value of commerce

Expert Economists Catalina Campillo, Soledad Pereiras and Bernardo Sarmento participated in a Q&A with Financier Worldwide for their December issue on recent developments in damages litigation and the factors considered when quantifying overcharge and determining the value of commerce. Could you provide an overview of the recent trends and developments in follow-on damages cases across … Continued

Kirsten Edwards-Warren and Elena Zoido Named in GCR’s Women in Antitrust 2021

Compass Lexecon is proud to announce that Kirsten Edwards-Warren and Elena Zoido have been recognised in the Global Competition Review (GCR) Women in Antitrust 2021 list, among 6 leading economic consultants. In the sixth edition of its Women in Antitrust list, GCR recognizes more than 130 female private practitioners, enforcers, in-house counsel, economists and academics … Continued