Dr. Gregor Langus is a Senior Vice President with Compass Lexecon based in Brussels.
Gregor holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the European University Institute, specializing in competition policy.
Recently, Gregor has been focusing on the economic analysis of innovation, digital markets, and intellectual property. He has provided economic advice in high-profile antitrust investigations, such as the European Commission (“EC”) investigation of Standard Essential Patents (Samsung), the EC investigation of abuse of dominance in pay-TV (Disney) and the EC investigation of alleged predatory pricing in semiconductors (Qualcomm). He advised on a number of complex merger reviews, including vertical and conglomerate ones, such as Microsoft/LinkedIn, Broadcom/Brocade, Wabtec/Faiveley, ASL/Arianespace, Dow/DuPont, Blackstone/Celanese, Sun/Oracle, Intel/McAfee, EDF/British Energy, and TomTom/TeleAtlas.
Gregor is the lead author of a series of high-profile reports in the field of regulation in telecommunications and in relation to copyright for the European Commission (DG Connect and DG Markt). He has been published in peer-reviewed journals, such as the Journal of Industrial Economics, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Economics Letters and the Journal of Competition Law and Economics.
Before joining Compass Lexecon, Gregor was a member of the Chief Economist’s Team (CET) in DG Competition at the European Commission. He has previous consultancy experience and was also a post-doctoral researcher and a lecturer in Microeconomics at the Tilburg University School of Economics.