France: Competition Economists 2019

In this chapter we recognise 15 economists who stand out for their leading work providing expert knowledge and testimony in complex antitrust matters and competition economics.  

Most Highly Regarded
1. Jean Tirole Institut D'Economie Industrielle, Paris 
2. Patrick Rey Institut D'Economie Industrielle, Paris
3. Frederic Jenny ESSEC Business School, Paris
4. Paul Seabright Institut D'Economie Industrielle, Paris

Institut D'Economie Industrielle sees four economists recognised in this chapter for their excellence in the field.
Jean Tirole draws high praise from market sources, one of whom describes him as “one of the most brilliant economists in the world”.
Patrick Rey continues to impress respondents who consider him “really excellent” when it comes to advising on complex competition policy and economics.
Paul Seabright gains recognition from widespread international sources for his first-rate practice, which spans a range of matters from microeconomic theory to competition policy.
Bruno Jullien is a widely recognised name in the market who stands out for his work on competition policy, regulation and theory.

At ESSEC Business School, Frederic Jenny is recognised as one of the foremost economists in the country. His expertise encompasses market theory as well as competition economics and policy.

David Sevy at Compass Lexecon is “one of the most prominent economists” in the French market, according to sources who add that he is “clearly a leader” in the field. His practice encompasses a range of matters from competition policy to merger-related economics. 

At Deloitte, Gildas de Muizon is “an excellent practitioner” who is regularly engaged in advising clients on competition aspects of abuse of dominance, cartel and merger cases.

Laurent Flochel at Charles River Associates is “very well known in France” according to peers, and enjoys a strong reputation for his work providing economic analysis on cartel, abuse of dominance and merger control issues.

Analysis Group’s Antoine Chapsal is a well-respected figure in the French competition market where he is highly sought after for his “ability to simplify complex issues”.

David Spector at KPMG Economics is “a leading name” in the competition arena say sources. He is known for his excellent work providing economic expertise in cases before national and European competition authorities.

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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

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