Compass Lexecon (Paris)

David Sevy

Compass Lexecon (Paris)
Executive Vice President

David Sevy is an Executive Vice President at Compass Lexecon and heads up the Paris office. David has advised clients on a wide variety of competition and litigation issues, in over hundred and fifty cases covering very different sectors, including consumer goods, retailing, media, transportation, automotive, aeronautics, healthcare, telecommunications, energy, and financial services. David has advised clients in many complex mergers, including a number of Phase II proceedings before the European Commission and national competition authorities (France, Belgium, UK, Switzerland, Malta, Romania). Recent EC experience involves Phase II cases Fiat Chryler/Peugeot (2020), Siemens/Alstom (2018), Thales/Gemalto (2018), Wabtec/Faiveley (2016), and Liberty Global/Base (2016), as well as Phase I cases Orange/TKR (2021) and Safran/Zodiac (2017). Recent experience in front of the French NCA includes Phase II cases Ardian/SPMR (2021), Cofigeo/William Saurin (2018) and FNAC/Darty (2016). David has also advised clients in antitrust cases before the European Commission (including Art. 101 cases re : Natural gas, Power Cables, Euribor, CDS, SSA Bonds) and before national jurisdictions. David has also acted as economic and testifying expert in several commercial litigation (before French and German commercial courts in particular) and international arbitration cases (under ICC, ICSID and LCIA), as well as in WTO cases. David is featured in the Who’s Who of Competition Economists Thought leaders and in the Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitration. He is Non-Governmental Advisor for the French competition authority in the International Competition Network. David graduated from Ecole Polytechnique (1986) and received his Ph.D. in Economics from Ecole Polytechnique (1993). After a post-doc at AT&T Bell Laboratories (1994), David worked for France Télécom (1994–1999) as senior regulatory economist. He then joined McKinsey & Company in Paris, from 1999–2002. David´s academic research focused mainly on theoretical and applied industrial economics. He is currently adjunct professor of economics at Ecole Polytechnique, teaching antitrust economics, after having taught business and organization economics. David is co-author of the textbook Economie de l’entreprise, aux Editions de l’Ecole Polytechnique and is frequently invited as speaker at competition policy conferences.

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24745 Bulletin

David Sevy, Elena Zoido, Guillaume Duquesne, Soledad Pereiras The French Competition Authority dismisses collusion case against car rental companies due to lack of evidence that exchange of information led to strategic changes in their behavior (Europcar / Avis / Citer / Hertz / Sixt / EDA)


When Information Is Not (Market) Power : Using Quantitative Techniques To Show That Information Exchange Did Not Facilitate Collusion* Abstract On January 2015, the French competition authority claimed that some car rental companies infringed competition law by sharing monthly information (...)

David Sevy, Laure Schulz The French Competition Authority rejects a claim for interim measures regarding access to the incumbent’s civil engineering infrastructure for rolling-out fiber (Free / France Télécom)


Presentation Context of the claim 1. On 12 February 2008, the French Competition Council (hereafter the “Council”) has rejected Free’s claim for interim measures regarding the conditions of access to civil engineering facilities of France Télécom (hereafter “FT”), in the context of the (...)

43274 Revue

David Sevy, Frederic Jenny, Mark Powell Private enforcement : Current issues


Ce dossier réunit trois contributions sur l’application privée du droit de la concurrence présentées le 5 juillet 2012 lors d’une conférence à Bruxelles organisée par la revue Concurrences. Dans la première contribution, Frédéric Jenny, président du Comité de la concurrence de l’OCDE, expose (...)

David Sevy, Philippe Choné Régulation et Concurrence


Ce dossier réunit les contributions présentées le 14 décembre 2010 à Paris dans le cadre du cycle de formation « Économie et droit de la concurrence » organisé par la revue Concurrences sur le thème "Régulation et Concurrence". Pour M. Choné, auteur de la première contribution, la régulation (...)

Anne Perrot, David Sevy, Igor Simic Les oligopoles à produits homogènes


Ce dossier réunit trois contributions sur le sujet des oligopoles à produits homogènes. Ces contributions, présentées le 21 janvier 2010 à Paris, sont issues du cycle de formation Economie et droit de la concurrence organisé par la revue Concurrences. La première contribution, rédigée par le (...)

David Sevy, Frederic Jenny, Jérôme Philippe, John Kallaugher, Kay Parplies, Laurence Idot, Luc Gyselen Anticompetitive foreclosure and the coherence of competition policy towards vertical restraints


Cette quatrième table-ronde du colloque "Quel avenir pour les restrictions verticales ?" (Paris, 23 mai 2008) est dédiée à l’étude de l’effet de forclusion des restrictions verticales. La question se pose dans les différents champs du droit de la concurrence - pratiques restrictives, (...)

Bruno Lasserre, David Sevy, David Tayar, Jacques-Philippe Gunther, Laurence Idot Procédures négociées en droits communautaire et interne de la concurrence - Transaction communautaire et engagements devant le Conseil de la concurrence


La revue Concurrences a organisé le 3 avril 2008 une conférence sur le thème des procédures négociées en droits communautaire et interne de la concurrence. Les cinq textes ici reproduits reprennent les propos des intervenants : i) Après une brève introduction par Mme le Professeur Laurence (...)


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