Urs Haegler is a Vice President at Compass Lexecon, based in London. He has worked on antitrust investigations, mergers and State aid cases across a number of industries, including telecommunications, media, financial services, mining, manufacturing, construction, energy and transport.
Urs has extensive experience with issues related to margin-squeeze allegations in the telecommunications sector; he has contributed to financial and economic analyses of broadband Internet activities of several European telecommunications incumbents involved in investigations pursuant to Article 102 TFEU or its relevant national-competition-law equivalents. Urs has also been involved in damages litigation cases across several jurisdictions.
Before becoming an economic consultant, Urs was a Lecturer in Economics at the University of London, where he taught courses in asset pricing and corporate finance, as well as game and contract theory. His research has focused on a wide range of topics, both theoretical and empirical, including monetary, financial and industrial economics. Urs Haegler holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the London School of Economics. He has published in the European Economic Review and Economica, and has presented papers at a number of academic conferences.