On 5 October, Executive Vice President, Kirsten Edwards-Warren, was a moderator for the Concurrences Antitrust Horizon: Meet the Enforcers conference in Brussels.
Compass Lexecon is pleased to announce that leading antitrust expert, Dr. Vanessa Yanhua Zhang, has joined the firm as an Executive Vice President in our New York office. Dr. Zhang joins us from The Brattle Group where she led their Asia antitrust & competition practice. She specializes in applying economic analysis to competition, industrial organization, and … Continued
On 22 June, Executive Vice President, David Sevy spoke at the Concurrences New Frontiers of Antitrust Conference at the Ministry of Economics in Paris. David spoke on panel 2 with Laila Medina, Séverine Schrameck, Wouter Wils and Rafael Amaro to discuss “The interplay between public and private enforcement: have we got the balance right?”. Key … Continued
Senior Managing Director, Jorge Padilla authored a chapter for the Kluwer Law International book ‘Regulation 1/2003 and EU Antitrust Enforcement: A Systematic Guide’ on The EU Competition Procedures from the Perspective of an Economist: Decision Theory and Legal Process in EU Competition Law.
Eonomists Frederic Palomino, Nadine Watson and Kadambari Prasad discuss recent policy developments pertaining to antitrust law and its intersection with environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives for Financier Worldwide in their Competition & Antitrust Special Report.
The Compass Lexecon team is excited to announce that one of the leading antitrust experts in the U.S., Dr. Loren Smith, has returned to the firm as an Executive Vice President in our Washington, DC office. Dr. Smith rejoins us from The Brattle Group, where he held the role of Practice Leader for Antitrust and … Continued
Compass Lexecon is thrilled to announce that leading antitrust expert, Dr. Lona Fowdur, has joined the firm as an Executive Vice President in our Washington, DC office. Dr. Fowdur joins us from Secretariat Economists where she held the role of Managing Director. She is an outstanding antitrust economist, with significant testifying experience, a growing set … Continued
Experts economist Jorge Padilla, Joe Perkins and Salvatore Piccolo contributed to the Research Handbook on Global Merger Control. Authored by leading legal practitioners, economists, enforcers and jurists, the Global Merger Control discusses challenges and predicts how merger control is likely to evolve in the coming years.
Economists Mark Israel, Jonathan Orszag, and Jeremy Sandford authored an article for the November edition of the CPI Antitrust Chronicle discussing recent statements made by heads of the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice that suggest new merger guidelines may replace the tried-and-tested consumer welfare standard with alternate goals. Our experts express concern that … Continued
Manuel Abdala and Alejandro Lombardi recently co-authored a chapter in the second edition of Competition Law in Latin America: A Practical Guide. The book analyzes in depth the giant steps taken by the Latin American countries to reposition their competition authorities in the global antitrust realm, awarding them increased autonomy both domestically and internationally. Latin America’s … Continued