Tag: Competition

What does it mean to be competitive?

Expert Economists Jorge Padilla and Salvatore Piccolo authored an article for Concurrences’ On-Topic February issue on the circumstances under which a firm can be regarded as competitive and whether it would be correct to conclude that only companies operating in fragmented markets and acting as price takers can be regarded as such. In this paper, … Continued

Compass Lexecon Recognized as a Leading Economics Consulting Firm in the GCR 100 2022

Compass Lexecon has been recognized as one of the Elite ranking competition economics consulting firms by the Global Competition Review (“GCR”) for the 16th year in its annual Economics 23 – Elite survey. Compass Lexecon topped the list again with the most competition economists. Described as a “competition economics heavyweight with a reputation to match,” Compass … Continued

Optimal Exit Policy with Uncertain Demand

Entrants often need to make considerable sunk investments with highly uncertain returns. The option to exit if returns are low reduces investment risks and stimulates innovation. In this paper, Michele Bisceglia (University of Toulouse) and Jorge Padilla, Joe Perkins, and Salvatore Piccolo of Compass Lexecon[1] examine the interaction between exit policy and up-front investment by … Continued

Antitrust and Competition Challenges in the Energy and Utilities Sector

Antón Garcia discusses the key trends and issues shaping the energy and utilities sector, the likely effects of economic volatility stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic and recent trends in oil prices, and advises companies on how to evaluate and mitigate the competition and antitrust risks in a Q&A with Financier Worldwide.

Podcast on the ‘GWB Digitization Act’ with Taylor Wessing

In the wake of the official draft of the 10th German Act Against Restraints of Competition (GWB) amendment, economist Thilo Klein speaks on the first issue of Taylor Wessing’s “Competition Cast” (in German language) on the most innovative new regulation of the so-called GWB Digitization Act.

Competition Economics Expert Rameet Sangha Joins Compass Lexecon

Compass Lexecon is delighted to announce that Rameet Sangha has joined the firm as a Senior Vice President, based in our London office. Rameet has over 20 years of experience advising clients on competition matters, including mergers, market investigations, abuse of dominance, vertical agreements, competition litigation, and damages assessment. She has worked across various industries … Continued

International Mergers Conference 2020

Expert Economists Thilo Klein and Damien Neven will join the following panels at the inaugural International Mergers Conference, hosted by Concurrences and University College London on 19 February.