Gregor Langus

Compass Lexecon (Brussels)
Senior Vice President

Gregor Langus is a Senior Vice President at Compass Lexecon. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics, specializing in competition policy. Recently, Dr. Langus has been focusing on IT and intellectual property. He has provided economic advice in high profile mergers and antitrust investigations. He is also lead author of a series of high-profile reports in the field of regulation in telecommunications and in relation to copyright for the European Commission (DG Connect and DG Markt). Dr. Langus has been published in peer-reviewed journals, such as the Journal of Industrial Economics and the Journal of Competition Law and Economics. Dr. Langus joins Compass Lexecon after three years with CRA. Prior to CRA, he was a member of the Chief Economist’s Team (CET) in DG Competition at the European Commission for four years. While at the CET, Dr. Langus provided advice on a number of complex merger reviews, including Sun/Oracle, Intel/McAfee, EDF/British Energy, TomTom/TeleAtlas and Campina/Friesland. He has also been involved in a number of abuse of dominance cases in the field of energy and IT. Prior to joining the CET, he was a post-doctoral researcher and a lecturer in Microeconomics at the Tilburg University School of Economics.


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3697 Bulletin

Gregor Langus, Kristóf Kovács, Krisztian Kecsmar, Miriam Driessen-Reilly, Philippe Chauve, Philippe Redondo The EU Commission conditionally approves a merger between German and Dutch electricity undertakings (RWE / Essent)


"RWE/Essent: On the Borderline"* I. Introduction On 29 April 2009, the Commission was notified by RWE Aktiengesellschaft (“RWE”) of its intent to acquire sole control of ESSENT N.V. (“Essent”) by way of a private offer. The Commission’s investigation revealed that the proposed transaction would (...)

Fabio Polverino, Gregor Langus, Jean-Christophe Mauger, Miguel de la Mano, Patrick D’Souza, Szabolcs Lorincz The EU Commission conditionally approves a merger between two Dutch dairy cooperatives (Friesland Foods / Campina)


"Friesland Foods/Campina: a merger between two Dutch dairy cooperatives approved with a set of comprehensive remedies"* I. Introduction The Friesland Foods/Campinacase (M.5046), which concerned a full legal merger between the two leading Dutch dairy producers, covered the entire production (...)

Gregor Langus, Karoly Nagy, Kristóf Kovács, Martin Godfried, Philippe Chauve, Stefan Siebert The EU Commission approves structural remedies offered by German electricity operator in order to remove suspected infringements of EU Article 102 concerns in the German electricity wholesale and balancing markets (E.ON)


"The E.ON electricity cases: an antitrust decision with structural remedies"* I. Introduction On 26 November 2008 the Commission adopted a commitment decision addressed to E.ON AG for suspected infringements of EU competition law involving the German electricity markets. For the first time in (...)

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