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
Expert Economists Joe Perkins, Salvatore Piccolo and Guillaume Duquesne participated in a Q&A with Financier Worldwide for their July issue on how mergers can affect businesses, workers and consumers, and how regulatory authorities could improve horizontal and vertical merger enforcement.
On May 31, 2022, Matt Schmitt, a Senior Vice President in our Washington, DC office won Best Antitrust Article of 2021 on Labor Monopsony for a paper he co-authored entitled “Employer Consolidation and Wages: Evidence from Hospitals” by the award selection committee of the Board of Trustees of the Jerry S. Cohen Memorial Fund. Each … Continued
Expert economists Salvatore Piccolo, Patricia Lorenzo, Guillaume Duquesne, Kadambari Prasad, and Paul Reynolds discuss competition and antitrust issues in digital markets with Financier Worldwide. Could you provide an overview of how the digital marketplace has developed in recent years? Piccolo: Recent years have witnessed the emergence of an increasing number of online marketplaces with new … Continued
Compass Lexecon is offering a series of online seminars on a range of topics that explain how cutting-edge economic techniques are applied in the analysis of high-profile competition, litigation and arbitration cases.
Highlights from the 11th New Frontiers in Antitrust Conference hosted by Concurrences on 6 November, where Jorge Padilla participated in a panel with speakers from the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal, the French Competition Authority, and Unilever.
Jorge Padilla will discuss the role of competition policy in sustainable development at the 11th annual New Frontiers of Antitrust conference, organized by Concurrences. Register to attend for free.
Economist Frédéric Palomino joined speakers from Santander, DG Comp, the UK Financial Conduct Authority and Shearman & Sterling in a webinar organized by Concurrences.
Jorge Padilla of Compass Lexecon co-authors, with Robert O’Donoghue of Brick Court Chambers, the third edition of this book which examines the legal and economic principles that underpin the application of Article 102 TFEU to the behavior of dominant firms.