Mikaël Hervé

Vice President

Mikaël Hervé is a vice president in Charles River Associates’ European Competition Practice. He specialises in the application of econometric techniques to competition assessments. His work covers mergers and acquisitions, litigation antitrust investigations, and damages estimation.

Mikaël has deep knowledge in particular in digital and multi-sided markets (e.g. advising mass media companies, ad tech firms, specialised search engines, music companies, online ticketing platforms), in tech and innovative industries (e.g. cloud computing, IT services, connected cars) and in finance (e.g. advising banks in Forex, Libor, CDS and bonds market manipulation cases).

He has experience in damage quantification testifying both on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants. He has assisted clients in front of the European Commission, national courts and authorities in the UK, France, Germany, Canada, the Netherlands, the US and Australia.

Mikaël holds a double degree as a Statistician-Economist from ENSAE Paris and HEC Paris Business School. He regularly speaks at conferences and publishes in competition journals including the Journal of European Competition Law and Practice, the European Competition Journal, Concurrences. He also participates in training programmes at universities on competition economics or for professional practitioners at law firms.

Selected engagements

  • 01
    Fun Radio to pay more than 10 million euros in damages for manipulating radio audience measurement in France
    In January 2023, the Paris Commercial Court condemned Fun Radio and Métropole Télévision (Ediradio – RTL) for unfair competition for having broadcasted...
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  • 02
    The Consortia Block Exemption Regulation (CBER) set to expire in April 2024
    The Consortia Block Exemption Regulation (CBER), which allows carriers to operate jointly and engage in certain types of operational cooperation, is set to...
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  • 03
    The CMA concludes its independent study into the music streaming market
    The CMA concludes its independent study into the music streaming market On 29 November 2022, the UK Competition Market Authority (“CMA”) has concluded its...
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