Aleksandra Boutin

Compass Lexecon (Brussels)
Senior Consultant

Aleksandra Boutin is a Senior Consultant at Compass Lexecon’s Brussels office. She has 12 years of experience in competition policy in economic consulting, European Commission and academia. She is featured in the Who’s Who of Competition Economists. Aleksandra advises clients on a wide range of competition issues. She has recently been involved in cases regarding excessive pricing, exclusivity rebates, information exchanges, state aid, as well as vertical and horizontal mergers. She also leads a series of seminars on the role of economics in competition law at the Polish Competition Authority, with the Association of Competition Law in Poland. Aleksandra holds a particular interest in technology markets and in issues related to intellectual property. She has recently been involved in a Compass Lexecon study on the economic impact of technology standards. In one of her PhD papers, she proposed a rule for screening patent pools (published in American Economic Journal of Microeconomics), which contributed to the Commission’s IP Guidelines. Before joining Compass Lexecon, Aleksandra spent several years at DG Competition of the European Commission. She was involved in many high-profile antitrust and merger cases in a wide range of sectors (e.g., IT, energy, commodities, food, postal services, transport and banking). She also co-drafted the 2010 EC’s Guidelines on Horizontal Agreements, in particular the new chapter on information exchanges. Aleksandra holds a Master in Theoretical Economics and Econometrics from Toulouse School of Economics and a Master in European Law and Economic Analysis from the College of Europe. She is completing her PhD in Economics at the Université Libre de Bruxelles. She is still active in research and teaches industrial organization at graduate level at ECARES (ULB). She is the author of many publications in the field of competition, and regularly presents at policy and academic conferences.

Auteurs associés

DG COMP (Brussels)
DG COMP (Brussels)
European Commission - Legal Service (Brussels)
European Court of Justice (Luxembourg)
Compass Lexecon (Brussels)
Allen & Overy (Warsaw)
Allen & Overy (Warsaw)
Polish Competition Authority (Warsaw)


Aleksandra Boutin (Compass Lexecon)
Aleksandra Boutin 21 juin 2018 Warsaw


168 Bulletin

Aleksandra Boutin, John Davies, Jorge Padilla Research report finds that setting open technology standards through voluntary participation in Standards Development Organisations results in innovative and competitive industries


Economic Impact of Technology Standards : The past and the road ahead - Key Findings* Our research has shown that industries based on open technology standards, agreed through voluntary participation in industry bodies, have an impressive record of innovation. We looked in particular at the (...)

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