Senior Managing Director, Jorge Padilla, co-authored an article for the Economic Journal alongside academic affiliate, Daniele Condorelli, presenting a theory of monopoly protection by means of entry in adjacent markets that have a common customer base.
Vice President, Peter Ormosi, co-authored a paper alongside Amelia Fletcher and Rahul Savani, discussing how the recommender systems systemic biases might be expected to worsen end-user choices and harm competition between suppliers on digital platforms. Abstract Digital platforms can offer a multiplicity of items in one place. This should, in principle, lower end-users’ search costs … Continued
Senior Vice President, Helder Vasconcelos, co-authored a paper alongside Duarte Brito for the Telecommunications Policy on the competitive effects of mergers in the mobile telecommunications market.
Senior Consultant, Anindya Ghose, co-authored a paper published in the Journal of Marketing Research that explores the economic effects of two categories of nudges—self-assurance- and pressure-based interventions—on consumers’ purchase and return behaviors. In this paper, Ghose and his co-authors use return-adjusted net sales as performance measures and find that self-assurance-based nudges are as effective in … Continued
On 13 June, Senior Vice President Patricia Lorenzo and Head of Data Science, Rashid Muhamedrahimov spoke at the Concurrences Innovation Economics conference for antitrust lawyers at King’s College London. Patricia focused on the interaction between SEPs and Competition Law, while Rashid discussed the impact new tools and technologies have on Competition Law.
Vice President Zita Vasas recently authored a paper alongside Amelia Fletcher discussing the role of behavioural insights in the implementation of the Digital Markets Act (DMA) and potential pitfalls that could arise during implementation.
Economists John Davies, Valérie Meunier, Gianmarco Calanchi and Angelos Stenimachitis recently authored an article for the US Antitrust Bulletin discussing the Digital Markets Act (DMA) and the missed opportunity by the European Commission (EC) to introduce a market investigation tool. The authors explore the DMA’s approach using the error cost framework, the consequences of restricting … 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
On 31 May 2022, Skadden, Compass Lexecon and Concurrences convened for a fireside chat to discuss developments in merger control and digital markets, followed by a panel discussion on a range of issues, including the increasingly blurred lines of EU jurisdiction, the standard of proof, the role of economic analysis, the changing approach to merger … 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