Category: Events

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

Event Synopsis: International Mergers Conference

Rameet Sangha and Andy Parkinson highlight developments in merger assessment across different sectors and jurisdictions, as well as issues raised by conglomerate mergers in a summary from the May 2022 Concurrences International Mergers conference. Panel 1 – Latest developments in mergers assessment: what consequences on substance and procedure? Rameet Sangha: As to whether merger control … Continued

Global Cross-Examination Moot

Carla Chavich, Andres Barrera, and Jack Ghaleb will participate in the second edition of the global Cross-Examination Moot. They assisted in the case preparation and will be role-playing as experts at the competition in November. The Cross-Examination Moot is a GAR award-winning competition for university students that focuses exclusively on cross-examination techniques in the international … Continued

The Innovation Economics Conference for Antitrust Lawyers

On 21 April, economists Soledad Pereiras and Justin Coombs spoke at the Concurrences Innovation Economics conference for antitrust lawyers at King’s College London. Soledad focused on market definition in digital markets, while Justin discussed potential exclusionary behaviour by companies and their effects on the market and consumers. Panel 1 – Market definition in innovation markets: … Continued

EU Merger Control and Digital Markets Conference Key Takeaways

On 31 May 2022, Skadden, Compass Lexecon and Concurrences convened for a fireside chat to discuss developments in merger control and digital markets, followed by a panel discussion on a range of issues, including the increasingly blurred lines of EU jurisdiction, the standard of proof, the role of economic analysis, the changing approach to merger … 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

Vertically Integrated Platforms

In September 2021, Compass Lexecon co-hosted a virtual workshop with the Mannheim Centre for Competition and Innovation (MaCCI) on recent research related to vertically integrated platforms from leading economists. In these non-technical presentations, leading economists Andrei Hagiu (Boston University), Prof. Feng Zhu (Harvard Business School), Prof. Salvatore Piccolo (University of Bergamo & Compass Lexecon) and … Continued

The Economic Risks Posed By “Zombie” Firms

Expert Economist Jorge Padilla discussed the risks that zombie firms pose to the economy and what could be done about them on a panel with speakers from the European Commission, the European University Institute, the French Competition Authority, Cleary Gottlieb, and ELIG Gürkaynak at the New Frontiers of Antitrust Conference organized by Concurrences.

Remedies: Design, Implementation & Revision

Kirsten Edwards-Warren joined speakers from the European Commission, the UK Competition & Markets Authority, the French Competition Authority, and the South African Competition Commission on a panel at the 2021 International Mergers Conference, organized by University College London and Concurrences. Kirsten noted that the percentage of cases resulting in remedies is consistent over time. It … Continued

Geopolitics of Platform Regulation

Elizabeth Wang joined speakers from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, the Japan Fair Trade Commission, the UK Competition and Markets Authority, Facebook and King’s College London on a panel during the 2021 Innovation Economics conference to discuss the differences and similarities in antitrust enforcement towards online platforms across the U.S., Europe and Asia.