Cornerstone Research (London)

Peter Davis

Cornerstone Research (London)
Senior Vice President

Peter Davis leads Cornerstone Research’s European competition practice and is head of the firm’s London office. Dr. Davis is an expert in competition economics and econometrics, focusing on cartel damages, merger inquiries, and market investigations (sector inquiries). He has provided expert testimony in matters before the High Court of England and Wales, the Directorate-General (DG) for Competition, the U.K. Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), and the Financial Conduct Authority. Dr. Davis has also consulted on cases in China, the Netherlands, and South Africa. His work spans a range of industries, including energy, financial services, healthcare, media, and retail. Dr. Davis is listed in AC Black’s Who’s Who, as well as Who’s Who Legal: Competition Economics, which praises him as “highly recommended for his impressive knowledge of antitrust investigations and litigation proceedings.” Who’s Who Legal also recognizes him among Thought Leaders–Competition, noting that “Peter Davis secures extensive recommendations from peers for his excellent work on mergers analysis, follow-on damages actions and market investigations.”


Linked authors

United Kingdom’s Competition Authority - CMA (London)
AlixPartners (Chicago)
United Kingdom’s Competition Authority - CMA (London)
OECD - Competition Division (Paris)
University of Harvard - Law School (Cambridge)
CRA International (London)
US Department of Justice (Washington)
US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) (Washington)


1836 Bulletin

Peter Davis As Efficient Competitor Test: An overview of EU and national case law


Determining the appropriate standards to apply in Article 102 cases involving allegedly exclusionary conduct by a dominant firm continues to provide substantial room for debate between and within the legal and economic communities. However, the nature of the debate has progressed substantially since the European Commission adopted an approach to assessing whether a dominant firm’s conduct amounts to anti-competitive foreclosure that is more closely aligned with the economic literature by publishing its Priority Guidance Paper (“PGP”).

3196 Review


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