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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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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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7 December 2015 - Regulation, Technical Assistance

Paolo Buccirossi at the Competition Authority of Kenya

The next 8 December Paolo will participate in a workshop at the Competition Authority of Kenya (CAK) and present a report titled “Dismantling Regulatory Obstacles to Competition to Unlock Growth Potential in Kenya”.
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30 November 2015 - Technical Assistance, Training

Workshop on “Competition policy and public procurement” to the Moldovan Competition Council

As part of the technical assistance project carried on by the EBRD and Lear, the Competition Council of the Republic of Moldova “CCRM” will organize an external advocacy workshop titled “Competition policy and public procurement”. Read more

23 November 2015 - Competition Economics, Mergers


The 2015 annual ACE Conference will take place at Bocconi University (Milan) on Nov 27-28.
Paolo Buccirossi will chair the Parallel Session II Liberty/Ziggo and Liberty/De Vijver. Read more

3 November 2015 - Competition Economics, Cooperation and Vertical Agreements

Paolo speaks at the conference “On-Line Intermediation and Competition in E-Commerce” in Rome on Nov 5 2015

Given the crucial role acquired by on-line intermediation in the digital market over the last decade, the University of Roma TRE in collaboration with’ The Information Law and Informatics’ journal is holding a conference on the emerging issues and challenges relating to competition policy and intermediation in e-commerce. Read more

21 September 2015 - Competition Economics

#LearConference2015 – Videos now online

Speeches and debates from “Antitrust Economics 2.0” are now available. Read more

2 September 2015 - Competition Economics, Cooperation and Vertical Agreements

New publication by Paolo Buccirossi on The Journal of Competition Law & Economics

New paper by Paolo Buccirossi on vertical restraints on e-commerce and selective distribution. Read more

1 July 2015 - Competition Economics, Regulation

#LearConference2015, press release by PaRR Policy and Regulatory Report

PaRR has published specific articles on the topics covered during the event. Read more

12 May 2015 - Competition Economics

One week left to ANTITRUST ECONOMICS 2.0 – Rome 25, 26 June

The 6th edition of our Lear Conference on the economics of competition law is going to take a place at “Villa Farnesina” (Palazzina dell’Auditorio) in Rome on 25-26 June. Read more

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