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Some of the events, conferences, publications and projects we have worked on are listed below. Some other projects are not listed as we must respect client confidentiality in sensitive areas.

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26 March 2019 - Policy Assessment, State aid

Evaluation on the EU’s State aid rules for operating aid to airports

The Directorate General for Competition of the European Commission (DG COMP) has commissioned to a consortium led by Lear and participated by the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and Sheppard Mullin, a study to support its evaluation of the rules regarding access to operating aid to airports under the EU Aviation Framework applicable as of 2014 (2014 Aviation Guidelines). Read more


29 May 2018 - Policy Assessment, State aid

Lear has been awarded a Framework Contract for the provision of services in the area of State aid policy for DG Competition

The subject of this FWC is to conduct evaluation and impact assessment studies regarding one or more State aid policy instruments (legislation, guidelines, notice etc.) from an inter-disciplinary perspective and in accordance with the Commission’s binding evaluation and impact assessment standards. Read more


22 June 2017 - Competition Economics, Competition Policy, Ex-post Evaluation, Policy Assessment, Telecoms

The report on the “Economic impact of competition policy enforcement on the functioning of telecoms markets in the EU” is now online!

The study provides an ex-post evaluation of competition policy enforcement in the telecoms markets and includes a quantitative analysis on the impact of three decisions adopted by the European Commission on telecoms market’s performance.
More info here
Download the report here

 


14 November 2016 - Competition Economics, Mergers, Policy Assessment

Paolo at the ACM CONFERENCE 2016

The Netherlands Authority for Consumers & Markets (ACM) will organize a conference on “Impact Assessment of Interventions of Competition and Consumer Authorities”. The conference will take place in Amsterdam on November 16, 2016. Over the last years, government and market authorities devoted particular attention to impact assessment, a tool which can enable them to learn from past interventions and improve future ones. Read more


28 September 2016 - Abuse of Dominance, Competition Economics, Mergers, Policy Assessment, Regulation, State aid

Lear at the European Commission to present an ex-post evaluation in the telecoms sector

Lear – together with Analysys Mason and DIW Berlin – is presenting the project on the “Economic impact of competition policy enforcement on the functioning of telecoms markets in the EU” carried out on behalf of the DG Comp. Read more


22 January 2016 - Abuse of Dominance, Competition Economics, Mergers, Policy Assessment, Regulation, State aid

Lear at the European Commission for a new project in the telecoms sector

Lear, together with Analysys Mason and DIW Berlin, has been selected by DG Competition for a project on the ex-post evaluation on the “Economic impact of competition policy enforcement on the functioning of telecoms markets in the EU”. Read more


Mergers in the Dutch grocery sector: an ex-post evaluation
16 December 2015 - Competition Economics, Mergers, Policy Assessment

The report: “Mergers in the Dutch grocery sector: an ex-post evaluation” is online

The study investigates the impact of three mergers between major Dutch supermarket chains, all cleared with divestitures by the Autoriteit Consument & Markt (“ACM”). Read more


9 December 2015 - Competition Economics, Mergers, Policy Assessment

Lear’s economists at the ACM – Presentation of the ex post merger evaluation study in the Dutch grocery sector

On Thursday 11 December, Roberto Cervone and Alessia Marrazzo will present at the Dutch competition authority (Autoriteit Consument & Markt, “ACM”) a report on the ex-post evaluation of three merger decisions in the Dutch grocery sector.
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20 April 2015 - Abuse of Dominance, Cartels, Competition Economics, Litigation, Mergers, Policy Assessment, Regulation, State aid

Paolo Buccirossi at AGCM for a conference on “The economic analysis in the application of competition law”

The Italian Antitrust Authority (AGCM) invited Paolo Buccirossi to the conference “The economic analysis in the application of competition law” that will be held on April 20. Read more


13 May 2013 - Policy Assessment

Paolo at V Intertic Conference on Antitrust Policy, Rome

The Intertic, the International Thin thank on Innovation and Competition, is holding the V Intertic Conference on Antitrust Policy. The Conference will be held in Rome on May 16. Read more

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