Michael Scheidgen is a Senior Economist in Compass Lexecon’s European competition policy practice. He has joined in January 2016 and is based in London and Düsseldorf.
Michael has extensive experience in all areas of competition policy including antitrust investigations, mergers and State aid and has worked in a variety of jurisdictions including the European Union, the UK, Germany, France and countries in Eastern Europe, among others. He also has ample experience in providing economic analysis in commercial and antitrust litigation and in international arbitration cases.
Selected work in antitrust litigation include working with National Grid in its claim against the gas-insulated switchgear cartel or advising a German automobile manufacturer on its damages claim from the car glass cartel. Michael has also been involved in training national judges in the EU in quantifying damages from antitrust infringements.
In commercial litigation and arbitration, notable work includes assisting a manufacturer of consumer goods in quantifying its claim against an EU member state government under Bilateral Investment Treaty obligations at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).
Michael previously worked for another leading economic consultancy. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Mainz.