Lorenzo Coppi is an Executive Vice President based in Compass Lexecon’s London and Milan offices. He has more than 20 years’ experience in the application of economics to competition law cases and regulation.
Having spent a number of years practicing in London, Brussels and Washington, DC, Dr. Coppi has worked on a variety of EU, US, and UK mergers as well as on cases involving various allegations of anticompetitive practices under EU, US, and UK competition law, in litigation and regulatory settings. He has also testified in several international arbitrations.
Dr. Coppi’s analytic focus has been on merger analysis, assessment of market power, abusive pricing practices, State aid, and the market impact of cartels. His sector expertise includes energy, various high technology industries, financial markets, media and telecommunications, retail, manufacturing, and several consumer goods industries.
Dr. Coppi’s merger experience includes several important cases including: Bayer/Monsanto, Deutsche Börse/LSE; Halliburton/Baker Hughes, Deutsche Börse/NYSE; Seagate/Samsung. Dr. Coppi’s experience on anticompetitive practices include monopolization and abuse of dominance cases (e.g., Gazprom, Abuse of standard-essential patents, ENI), as well as concerted practices (e.g. Trucks, CDS, Euribor, Cathode Ray Tubes). Dr. Coppi has also been involved in several State aid cases, particularly in energy and the financial sector.
Dr. Coppi is a Visiting Professor at the College of Europe (Bruges), and at the Brussels School of Competition. He is also a frequent speaker at conferences and has published widely on the economics of competition law and regulation. Dr. Coppi holds a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics.