Atilano Jorge Padilla

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Dr. Jorge Padilla is a Senior Managing Director and Head of Compass Lexecon Europe. Previously the European Chief Executive Officer at LECG, Dr. Padilla advises clients on a variety of competition policy and intellectual property issues, covering a wide range of industries, including electricity, entertainment, media, retailing, technology, telecommunications and transportation. He has advised on various cases and given expert testimony before the Cypriot, Dutch, French, German, Irish, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, and UK competition authorities, as well as in cases before the European Commission. Dr. Padilla has also submitted written testimony to the European Court of First Instance and the UK Competition Appeals Tribunal in state aid, cartel, merger control and abuse of dominance cases. He has also given expert testimony in various civil litigation (damages) and international arbitration cases. Dr. Padilla earned M Phil and D Phil degrees in economics from the University of Oxford. He is a research fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR, London) and the Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros (CEMFI), and is or has been member of the editorial boards of Competition Policy International, the Review of Economic Studies, the Spanish Economic Review and Investigaciones Económicas (which he directed for more than three years). Dr. Padilla has written several papers on competition policy and industrial organization in the Antitrust Bulletin, the Antitrust Law Journal, the Boston University Journal of Science and Technology Law, the Economic Journal, the European Competition Law Review, the European Economic Review, the Fordham International Law Journal, the International Journal of Industrial Organization, the Journal of Competition Law and Economics, the Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, the Journal of Economic Theory, the RAND Journal of Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, the University of Chicago Law Review, and World Competition. He is also co-author of The Law and Economics of Article 82 EC, Hart Publishing, 2006.

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