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.
New working paper by Paolo Buccirossi and Giancarlo Spagnolo on the relationship between action for damages and leniency programs. Modern antitrust engenders a possible conflict between public and private enforcement due to the central role of Leniency Programs. Read more
The Conference will focus on how the development of the Internet is shaping the economic practice, the way firms compete and antitrust enforcement. Read more
Simona has published for Mercato Concorrenza Regole (Vol. XVI/2) the article “Regional rail transport: travelling towards competition?”. The paper reviews the existing regulation of the Italian public rail transportation service and proposes innovative regulatory solutions. Read more
Every year, the number of mergers taking place across countries is extremely high. In order to guarantee an effective and efficient merger review regime, an economic approach in line with international best practices should be adopted in setting pre-merger notification thresholds for different countries. Read more
Price-cost tests play an essential role in the antitrust analysis of predatory abuses. Indeed, they are useful instruments to understand whether incumbents are sacrificing short terms profit to eventually foreclose rivals. Read more
Following the adoption of the “Practical Guide on Quantifying Harm” by the EC, Courts will increasingly be required to assess whether the econometric model submitted by the claimant meets the required standard of proof or if the model submitted by the defendant suffices for overturning the claimants’ conclusions. Read more
The full report of the “Vertical Restraints for On-line Sales” roundtable is now available online. This was part of the 2013 OECD Best Practice Roundtables on Competition Policy.
New publication by #LearEconomist Luca Aguzzoni (joint with Gregor Langus and Massimo Motta).
EU antitrust investigations involve a sequence of events which affect the investigated firm’s market value. We model these relationships and estimate their impact on firms’ share prices. Read more