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Digital Platforms
As the global economy has moved increasingly to online channels, Compass Lexecon similarly has built its expertise in providing economic consulting and expert testimony to a wide range of clients who conduct a substantial portion, or even all, of their business on the Internet.
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Energy
Compass Lexecon has developed a deep knowledge of the economics and institutional structures of all segments of the energy industry. We have completed numerous economic studies on issues related to competition, pricing, and the impact of regulation.
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Entertainment & Media
Leveraging the in-depth understanding of antitrust issues across our roster of economists, Compass Lexecon has been engaged in a wide range of projects for clients in the entertainment and media industries.
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Financial Institutions & Products
Compass Lexecon has a long history of helping financial institutions navigate challenges posed by changing regulatory requirements, evolving complex financial instruments, and uncertain market conditions. Our work ranges from designing and implementing business projects to offering litigation support and testimony. Compass Lexecon’s team of experts offer a wealth of knowledge and experience, and includes economists with experience at the U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Reserve System, and the Securities and Exchange Commission, former advisers to exchanges, the CFTC, IMF, and IOSCO, as well as senior practitioners and managers from leading financial services firms.
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Healthcare & Life Sciences
The healthcare industry continues to operate in an environment of substantial change, with healthcare reform, ongoing mergers and acquisitions, and new organizational arrangements among hospitals, physicians, and insurers.
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Manufacturing
Compass Lexecon has provided economic analysis and expert testimony in litigation and regulatory matters on behalf of numerous manufacturers across a variety of industries, including automobiles and automobile parts, electronic components, computer hardware and peripherals, household and personal products, household appliances, construction materials, pharmaceuticals and medical supplies & equipment, semiconductors and many others.
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Real Estate & Construction
Compass Lexecon economists marry deep experience in financial and antitrust economics with extensive knowledge of the real estate and construction industries. Our professionals’ expertise in real estate economics plays a vital role in a variety of cases, including but limited to: valuation of properties for insurance claims; estimating damages to residential and commercial property in class actions; analyzing determinants of home price changes and mortgage-related losses in residential mortgage backed securities litigation; construction-specific include antitrust analysis in the construction and heavy equipment industries; breach of contract; and performing valuation and damages analyses for construction defects and delay litigation and insurance disputes.
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Retail
The legal and economic challenges for companies in the retail industry increase exponentially as revenue streams, digital presences, and inventive partnerships become more varied and powerful. Compass Lexecon has direct industry experience which enables our firm to provide actionable insight on competitive issues with data-backed conclusions while remaining compliant with governmental regulation.
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Sports
Compass Lexecon economists combine deep antitrust experience with extensive knowledge of labor economics. Our experts are uniquely positioned to bring analytical skills and economic tools to bear on all aspects of sports-related antitrust, competition, and valuation issues encompassing players, tournaments, team movements, TV rights, and sports memorabilia/collectibles.
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Technology
Against the backdrop of a highly dynamic environment that can rapidly disrupt the business models and market positions of participants, Compass Lexecon has provided economic consulting and expert testimony to clients across multiple technology sectors.
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Telecommunications
In the rapidly changing communications environment, independent, reliable economic analysis is fundamental to address the complex business and regulatory matters and regulations involving the telecommunications and media industries. Compass Lexecon performs a wide variety of economic analyses related to voice and data services, the Internet, fiber-optic networks, telecommunications equipment, patents and other areas. Our work in these matters involves the evaluation of mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property analysis, the pricing of network interconnection and network elements, the evaluation of the impact of new products and services on consumer welfare, and the estimation of damages.
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Transportation
Compass Lexecon has extensive experience applying sophisticated economic analysis to complex issues in the transportation industry, including cases involving airlines, automobiles, trucking, ocean shipping, and railroads. Our expertise includes merger analysis, antitrust litigation, regulatory proceedings, and arbitrations. We have presented analyses to the U.S. Department of Justice, in federal and state courts, and to numerous regulatory agencies in the U.S. and abroad. Our work includes: evaluating relevant markets, analyzing competitive effects, quantifying potential damages, and evaluating the economic merit of antitrust claims, including claims of collusion, price fixing, and other anticompetitive conduct.
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Featured case
Compass Lexecon Clients Verizon and Hewlett-Packard Prevail in the First Two Post-Dell Delaware Appraisal Decisions
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Siemens Acquisition of Gamesa
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Compass Lexecon Client Entercom Cleared by DOJ to Merge with CBS Radio
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Deutsche Börse/London Stock Exchange
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Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp Acquisition of Johnson & Johnson's Codman Neuro Division
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Compass Lexecon Assists in Obtaining Regulatory Approval for $36 Billion Merger
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Top Online Real Estate Companies Settle Trade Secret Litigation for $130 Million
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A&P-Pathmark Merger
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The Tennis Channel, Inc. v. Comcast Cable Communications, LLC
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District Court Relies on Analysis of Compass Lexecon Affiliate Kenneth M. Lehn in Denying Class Certification in Computer Sciences Corporation ERISA Litigation
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Compass Lexecon Client Huawei Prevails on FRAND Issues in Chinese Court
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Department of Justice Clears Expedia/Orbitz Merger
As the global economy has moved increasingly to online channels, Compass Lexecon similarly has built its expertise in providing economic consulting and expert testimony to a wide range of clients who conduct a substantial portion, or even all, of their business on the Internet.
Learn more
Compass Lexecon has developed a deep knowledge of the economics and institutional structures of all segments of the energy industry. We have completed numerous economic studies on issues related to competition, pricing, and the impact of regulation.
Learn more
Leveraging the in-depth understanding of antitrust issues across our roster of economists, Compass Lexecon has been engaged in a wide range of projects for clients in the entertainment and media industries.
Learn more
Compass Lexecon has a long history of helping financial institutions navigate challenges posed by changing regulatory requirements, evolving complex financial instruments, and uncertain market conditions. Our work ranges from designing and implementing business projects to offering litigation support and testimony. Compass Lexecon’s team of experts offer a wealth of knowledge and experience, and includes economists with experience at the U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Reserve System, and the Securities and Exchange Commission, former advisers to exchanges, the CFTC, IMF, and IOSCO, as well as senior practitioners and managers from leading financial services firms.
Learn more
The healthcare industry continues to operate in an environment of substantial change, with healthcare reform, ongoing mergers and acquisitions, and new organizational arrangements among hospitals, physicians, and insurers.
Learn more
Compass Lexecon has provided economic analysis and expert testimony in litigation and regulatory matters on behalf of numerous manufacturers across a variety of industries, including automobiles and automobile parts, electronic components, computer hardware and peripherals, household and personal products, household appliances, construction materials, pharmaceuticals and medical supplies & equipment, semiconductors and many others.
Learn more
Compass Lexecon economists marry deep experience in financial and antitrust economics with extensive knowledge of the real estate and construction industries. Our professionals’ expertise in real estate economics plays a vital role in a variety of cases, including but limited to: valuation of properties for insurance claims; estimating damages to residential and commercial property in class actions; analyzing determinants of home price changes and mortgage-related losses in residential mortgage backed securities litigation; construction-specific include antitrust analysis in the construction and heavy equipment industries; breach of contract; and performing valuation and damages analyses for construction defects and delay litigation and insurance disputes.
Learn more
The legal and economic challenges for companies in the retail industry increase exponentially as revenue streams, digital presences, and inventive partnerships become more varied and powerful. Compass Lexecon has direct industry experience which enables our firm to provide actionable insight on competitive issues with data-backed conclusions while remaining compliant with governmental regulation.
Learn more
Compass Lexecon economists combine deep antitrust experience with extensive knowledge of labor economics. Our experts are uniquely positioned to bring analytical skills and economic tools to bear on all aspects of sports-related antitrust, competition, and valuation issues encompassing players, tournaments, team movements, TV rights, and sports memorabilia/collectibles.
Learn more
Against the backdrop of a highly dynamic environment that can rapidly disrupt the business models and market positions of participants, Compass Lexecon has provided economic consulting and expert testimony to clients across multiple technology sectors.
Learn more
In the rapidly changing communications environment, independent, reliable economic analysis is fundamental to address the complex business and regulatory matters and regulations involving the telecommunications and media industries. Compass Lexecon performs a wide variety of economic analyses related to voice and data services, the Internet, fiber-optic networks, telecommunications equipment, patents and other areas. Our work in these matters involves the evaluation of mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property analysis, the pricing of network interconnection and network elements, the evaluation of the impact of new products and services on consumer welfare, and the estimation of damages.
Learn more
Compass Lexecon has extensive experience applying sophisticated economic analysis to complex issues in the transportation industry, including cases involving airlines, automobiles, trucking, ocean shipping, and railroads. Our expertise includes merger analysis, antitrust litigation, regulatory proceedings, and arbitrations. We have presented analyses to the U.S. Department of Justice, in federal and state courts, and to numerous regulatory agencies in the U.S. and abroad. Our work includes: evaluating relevant markets, analyzing competitive effects, quantifying potential damages, and evaluating the economic merit of antitrust claims, including claims of collusion, price fixing, and other anticompetitive conduct.
Learn more