Compass Lexecon (Paris)

David Sevy

Compass Lexecon (Paris)
Economist (Executive Vice President)

David Sevy is an Executive Vice President in the competition policy group of Compass Lexecon Europe and previously a Managing Director in the LECG Paris office. David has advised clients on a wide variety of competition policy issues, covering sectors as diverse as oil, consumer goods, retailing, book publishing, music, industrial gases, outsourcing services, transport, automotive, healthcare, telecommunications, energy, and financial services. David has advised clients in major merger or antitrust cases at the European Commission level and at the level of the French competition authorities as well as other jurisdictions. David has also acted as economic expert in several litigation damages and arbitration cases (Treaty and ICC) involving sectors such as transportation, energy, defense systems and pharmaceuticals. He is featured in the Who’s Who of Competition Economists and in the Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitration. 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, where he was involved in numerous strategy and management projects for telecommunications, high technology and pharmaceuticals companies. 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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19397 | Conférences


David Sevy (Compass Lexecon)
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24403 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 development (...)

41406 Revue

David Sevy, Frédéric Jenny, Mark D. Powell Private enforcement : Current issues


This set of three papers is derived from the training session on the Private enforcement organized by the Concurrences Review that has held on 5th July 2012 in Brussels. In the first contribution, Frederic Jenny, chairman of the OECD Competition Committee, describes the main economic and legal (...)

Anne Perrot, David Sevy, David Tayar Analyse économique de la concurrence multiproduits


Ce dossier réunit trois contributions sur le sujet de la concurrence multiproduits. Ces contributions, présentées le 15 mars 2011 à Paris, sont issues du cycle de formation Economie et droit de la concurrence organisé par la revue Concurrences. Dans la première contribution, Mme Anne Perrot, vice (...)

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 des (...)

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, Frédéric 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, pratiques (...)

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 Idot, est (...)

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