Vikram Kumar

Principal

Contact

  • London

Education

Vikram Kumar analyzes economic and statistical issues arising in antitrust and competition, product liability, and life sciences matters. He has developed theoretical and numerical models to analyze large, complex datasets in a variety of contexts, and has designed and implemented large-scale market surveys.

Dr. Kumar leads teams to support clients and testifying experts in all stages of litigation and regulatory matters. He has consulted on matters before the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority, the European Commission, the Competition Commission of South Africa, and several U.S. courts.

Antitrust and competition

Dr. Kumar has consulted on antitrust litigation, including class actions, as well as regulatory matters. Using sophisticated economic analyses and econometric tools, he has addressed issues in merger review and alleged vertical and horizontal exclusionary practices. His industry experience includes energy, financial markets, healthcare, information technology (software and hardware), and telecommunications.

Consumer fraud and product liability

Dr. Kumar has analyzed large, proprietary datasets in high-profile product liability matters involving class certification and estimation of damages in the automobile industry and consumer goods.

Life sciences and pharmaceuticals

Dr. Kumar’s experience includes matters involving pharmaceutical marketing as well as damages and liability issues in the pharmaceutical industry.

Event

New York State Bar Association 2022 London Global Conference

Article

Economic Evidence in Recent Competition Class Actions in the UK

Case

Meta/Kustomer Merger

Article

Estimating Harm in Invasion of Privacy and Data Breach Disputes

Press Release

Cornerstone Research Promotes Six to Vice President and Principal in London, Los Angeles, New York, Silicon Valley, and Washington, DC

Article

Economic Principles and the Reform of the European Commission’s Approach to Vertical Agreements

Report

Trends in Merger Investigations and Enforcement at the European Commission

Article

Select Competition Cases in the UK

  • ““Transatlantic Antitrust Class Actions,” New York State Bar Association 2022 London Global Conference, 1 December 2022
  • “Consumer Protection,” ICLG.com Global Class Actions Symposium 2022, 18 November 2022
  • “New Areas of Antitrust Investigations: Labour Market, Sustainability & Competitors Collaboration,” Global Antitrust Hot Topics: EU, US & Global Perspectives, Brussels, 22 September 2022
  • “Anticompetitive Unilateral Conduct and Emerging Agreements,” EU Pharmaceutical Law Forum, Informa Connect, 18 May 2021