Alan Frankel

President and Founder

Coherent Economics LLC

Alan Frankel, founder of Coherent Economics, has analyzed economic issues in antitrust, contract, IP, securities, and other matters since 1985.  He is a leading expert on competition issues in payment systems.  He has consulted and spoken about payment markets and two-sided market issues in many countries, and served as expert in a U.S. case brought against Visa and Mastercard that resulted in the largest ever antitrust settlement.  Dr. Frankel is Adjunct Professor at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, a member of the U.S. Advisory Board at the Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies, and a Senior Editor of the Antitrust Law Journal.