Tag: Economics

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

Competitive Effects of Single-Homing: The Case of Hybrid Marketplaces

By Neil Dryden, Jorge Padilla, and Helder Vasconcelos Introduction The growing digitalization of the economy has led to the emergence of new business models, based on multi-sided platforms, which have inspired a relatively recent but rapidly expanding strand of the economics literature on the economics of two-sided markets. (2) This literature has given rise to … Continued

Compass Lexecon Named Competition Economics Firm of the Year 2020 for the Sixth Year

Compass Lexecon has been named Competition Economics Firm of the Year 2020 by Who’s Who Legal (“WWL”). The firm has won the award every year since its inception in 2015. This award is based on several factors, including feedback received in WWL’s independent annual market survey, past performance in the research, and the overall aggregate number of weighted votes cast by practitioners around the world.

Managing Antitrust Risks Amid COVID-19

Expert economists Jorge Padilla, David Sevy, Lorenzo Coppi, Rameet Sangha, and Urs Haegler of Compass Lexecon advise firms on how to manage the antitrust risks posed by the COVID-19 pandemic in a special feature for Financier Worldwide.

Platform Envelopment Through Privacy Policy Tying

In a recent paper, Jorge Padilla and Daniele Condorelli present a theory of predatory entry by means of privacy-policy tying, which they define as conditioning the provision of services to the subscription of a privacy-policy that allows bundling of user data across unrelated services.

BigTech “banks”, financial stability and regulation

In an article published in the Spring 2020 Financial Stability Review, Banco de España, Jorge Padilla considers the financial stability risks caused by BigTech’s entry into retail banking and discusses alternative policy responses aimed at allaying those concerns in more detail.