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.
Paolo will join a panel discussing the challenges of protecting intellectual property rights in the Internet era, organized by Associazione Osservatorio Web e Legalità together with Istituto Giuridico dello Spettacolo e dell’Informazione.
Tomaso Duso presented our recent work “Effects of retail mergers on variety: An ex-post evaluation” at the 4th E.CA Economics Expert Forum held in Berlin on 15 April. The study, carried out by Tomaso jointly with Lear’s Elena Argentesi, Paolo Buccirossi and Alessia Marrazzo, assesses the impact on product variety of three mergers in the Dutch grocery sector. Read more
The Italian Competition Authority (AGCM) will host the 4th session of the course “Training of National Judges in EU Competition Law”, whereas the focus will be on damage quantification matters in the field of antitrust. This event will be held in Rome on 14-15 April 2016 . Read more
The note comments on the recent decision by the Administrative Tribunal of Lazio, which overturned the decision n. 25382 by the Italian competition authority (AGCM). The note focuses on two principles outlined by the Tribunal in its decision: Read more
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
The Administrative Tribunal of Lazio has overturned the decision n. 25382 by the Italian competition authority (AGCM), whereby it was found that UnipolSai and Generali had infringed Competition Law by entering into an agreement for the provision of insurance services to local public transport companies. Read more
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
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.
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”.
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