In collaboration with Competition Policy International (CPI), we are delighted to introduce this three-part documentary that explores the intense debate around merger control in the digital age.
Economists Dennis Beling, Andrew Swan, Guillaume Duquesne and Zita Vasas participated in a Q&A with Financier Worldwide discussing dynamic competition in merger control.
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.
Economists Thomas Bowman, Thibaut de Bernard and Guillaume Duquesne co-authored a paper for Concurrences on market definition. The authors argue that traditional approaches towards market definition need to be adapted for digital ecosystems, and discuss a practical application to the recent NVIDIA/Arm merger. Abstract Understanding competition between ecosystems is increasingly important in competition cases concerning … Continued
In this article, Angelos Stenimachitis, Tristan Salmon, Laura Ashirepbay, Federico Bindi, Arpita Pattanaik and Anqi Shan how analysing patent data can be informative about the impact of mergers on innovation output, by analysing changes in patent citation networks of firms in the agrochemical industry.
Experts economist Jorge Padilla, Joe Perkins and Salvatore Piccolo contributed to the Research Handbook on Global Merger Control. Authored by leading legal practitioners, economists, enforcers and jurists, the Global Merger Control discusses challenges and predicts how merger control is likely to evolve in the coming years.
Written by Rashid Muhamedrahimov and Enrico Alemani  Introduction Software that provides powerful functionality can appear simple on the surface, but can hide plenty of fascinating technology. In this Data Science article, Rashid Muhamedrahimov and Enrico Alemani take a deep dive into the Compass Lexecon Decision Search Tool, an interactive web-app that allows users to … Continued
Expert Economists Joe Perkins, Salvatore Piccolo and Guillaume Duquesne participated in a Q&A with Financier Worldwide for their July issue on how mergers can affect businesses, workers and consumers, and how regulatory authorities could improve horizontal and vertical merger enforcement.
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 examine the interaction between exit policy and up-front investment by … Continued
Urs Haegler joined speakers from DG COMP, EU Travel Tech and Reed Smith to discuss antitrust in the aviation sector in a webinar organized by Concurrences.