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
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
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 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.
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.
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.
Expert economist Thilo Klein will join lawyers from White & Case in a webinar to discuss the recent ruling of the General Court of the EU, which annulled the European Commission decision to block the Three/O2 merger in 2016, and its potential future implications for unilateral-effects assessment.
Compass Lexecon economists John Davies, Rameet Sangha, Kadu Prasad, and Daniele Condorelli will speak at the 4th Innovation Economics (virtual) conference for antitrust lawyers, co-organized by Concurrences and King’s College London.
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.
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.