Felipe heads the Telecoms and Media team at Oxera, working across the digital, media and telecoms sectors. He has extensive experience in the application of competition and regulatory economics, including in abuse of dominance cases, vertical agreements, mergers, and regulatory policy and strategy.
In the telecoms sector, he has advised companies and regulators on a wide range of issues including market reviews, pricing of fibre networks, margin squeeze assessments, bundling, functional separation, and spectrum liberalisation and trading, as well as acting as economic expert during merger reviews in fixed and mobile markets. In the media sector, he has acted for clients including Liberty Global, Warner Bros. and Telefónica on issues such as joint selling agreements, passive sale restrictions, and horizontal and vertical mergers involving platforms, networks and content.
In the digital sector, his work focuses on the convergence between new and traditional business models, examining the implications for policy, regulation and strategy. For example, he led a study examining the impact of the BBC in online news and advertising markets, and a study on the impact of proposals under the European Commission’s Digital Single Market strategy to achieve full cross-border access to audio-visual content.
Felipe is also a seasoned economic expert, having provided expert witness testimony in regulatory, competition and damages cases before UK and European courts.