Author: Emma Catlow

Getting over market definition: The NVIDIA/Arm merger

Economists Thomas Bowman, Thibaut de Bernard and Guillaume Duquesne co-authored a paper for Concurrences on market definition. The authors argue that traditional approaches towards market definition need to be adapted for digital ecosystems, and discuss a practical application to the recent NVIDIA/Arm merger. Abstract Understanding competition between ecosystems is increasingly important in competition cases concerning … Continued

Leading Academic James Dow Joins Compass Lexecon as Senior Consultant

Compass Lexecon is delighted to welcome leading academic James Dow as a Senior Consultant in our London office. Dr. Dow brings more than 20 years’ experience as a quantum expert to the firm’s European Corporate Finance and International Arbitration practices. His deep of knowledge of academic research and experience working with arbitrators on research processes … Continued

Harvesting Insights: Patent Networks in Agrochemical Mergers

In this article, Angelos Stenimachitis, Tristan Salmon, Laura Ashirepbay, Federico Bindi, Arpita Pattanaik and Anqi Shan how analysing patent data can be informative about the impact of mergers on innovation output, by analysing changes in patent citation networks of firms in the agrochemical industry.

Perceived Fairness and Consequences of Affirmative Action Policies

Economist Chi Trieu co-authored a paper for The Economic Journal, alongside Hannah Schildberg-Hörisch, Marco A. Schwarz and Jana Willrodt, examining the outcomes of affirmative action policies and their links to perceived fairness. In this paper, the authors provide evidence from a laboratory experiment that implements several affirmative action policies in the form of quota rules … Continued

Event Synposis: The Innovation Economics Conference for Antitrust Lawyers 2023

On 13 June, Senior Vice President Patricia Lorenzo and Head of Data Science, Rashid Muhamedrahimov spoke at the Concurrences Innovation Economics conference for antitrust lawyers at King’s College London. Patricia focused on the interaction between SEPs and Competition Law, while Rashid discussed the impact new tools and technologies have on Competition Law.

Competition Analysis in Finance

Economist Daniel Urdaneta recently authored a paper for Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute, Chile, explaining the relevance of competition analysis for finance.