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Peter Davis is currently Visiting Professor at University College London’s Faculty of Laws.
He has substantial experience in competition policy and regulatory investigations. His current case-load includes advising on an ongoing Competition Commission’s (CC) market investigation; work on a large pan-European follow-on cartel damages case; and he has also worked on various high profile EU merger cases including EMI/Sony, NYSE Euronext/ Deutsche Börse and Glencore/Xstrata. He served on the CC’s panel of expert academic economists (2004-2006) and subsequently as Deputy Chairman of the CC (2006-2011), acting as Chairman of a range of inquiry groups investigating mergers and also hearing appeals against regulatory price control decisions in telecoms and water sectors. He also chaired the CC’s Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) market investigation.
He was President of the Association of Competition Economists (2009-2011). Prior to joining the CC, he provided advice to clients and submitted written and/or oral testimony in a variety of Competition Act cases including Bacardi and BHB Rules and Orders in front of the OFT and in At the Races at the High Court.
He has a Ph.D. in Economics (Yale, 1999) and served on the faculties of MIT (1998-2002) and LSE (2002-2006). His academic work includes contributions to a number of leading academic journals. He is co-author of the leading textbook, Quantitative Analysis for Competition and Antitrust Investigations, which was published by Princeton University Press in 2010.
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