Professor Mats Bergman, Academic Affiliate at Compass Lexecon in Stockholm will speak in an exclusive session on the economics of competition in global digital markets.
Could exclusive deals and vertical mergers in two-sided markets be good for consumers? Research shows that platforms with exclusive contracts with ‘Superstar’ content providers attract small providers, which can also benefit consumers who value their presence.
Compass Lexecon has entered into a joint marketing agreement with leading economic experts in Chile to establish an affiliated competition and international arbitration economics practice in Santiago, Chile. The affiliated Chile office will expand Compass Lexecon’s practice in Latin America, which also includes its established Buenos Aires office. Fernando Coloma Ríos, Senior Vice President, heads a team of five in Santiago which will be fully supported by Compass Lexecon experts in Europe and the U.S.
Economists Georg Clemens, Compass Lexecon and Holger Rau, University of Mannheim conducted economic experiments to examine whether denying leniency to ringleaders could have pro-collusive effects.
Compass Lexecon experts Miguel de la Mano, Thilo Klein, David Sevy, and Frédéric Palomino participated in a Q&A on the “Effective Use of Expert Witnesses in Competition Disputes” in the August 2019 edition of Financier Worldwide.
The entry of Big Tech players, such as Google, Facebook, and Amazon, into online banking is likely to have a significant impact on competition in retail banking.