Competition Policy

FTI Consulting uses its Compass Lexecon subsidiary to provide expert advice and testimony on complex anti-trust competition matters. We have assisted with many of the highest-profile anti-trust/competition and M&A actions and transactions of the last 30 years. We use leading industrial organisation theory and sophisticated economic and econometric analyses to uncover and explain the complex issues that define anti-trust/competition cases. Additional information on our capabilities in this area can be found at Compass Lexecon.

FTI Consulting’s Compass Lexecon subsidiary employs the largest group of world-renowned anti-trust/competition experts in the world.

We have evaluated hundreds of proposed mergers and acquisitions on behalf of both government agencies and private parties. Using rigorous analytical methods applied to complex data, we evaluate the likely effects of proposed mergers and acquisitions on prices, costs and competition.

FTI Consulting regularly assists both defendants and plaintiffs in anti-trust litigation, including cases involving price fixing, predatory pricing, bundling and various forms of allegedly exclusionary conduct. An integral part of our role in many of these cases involves the estimation of lost profits or damages from elevated prices and output restrictions.

Compass Lexecon’s global team of economists can handle anti-trust matters around the world seamlessly with our market-leading US and European practices.

Compass Lexecon’s global strength has been recognised widely. For example, Global Competition Review said: “Compass Lexecon reigns supreme once more”. We have over 20 experts featured in The International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers and Economists 2011, including 10 based in Europe. We also have seven experts listed in the Who’s Who of International Arbitration Expert Witnesses 2011, including two based in Europe.

Our Service Offerings

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Price Fixing
  • Abuse of Dominant Position and Monopolisation
  • Exclusionary Conduct
  • Bundling & Tying
  • Predatory Pricing
  • Quantification of Damages
  • Class Certifications
  • State Aid
  • Market Investigations

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