Here you can find the recent competition policy and public procurement projects in which Lear has been involved.
Lear, together with Analysys Mason, has been appointed by a telecom operator in a Latin American country to assess whether the conduct of the major operator in the fixed and mobile market is compliant with the national competition law, and whether is able to hinder the growth of its competitors.
Lear is assisting a major producer of cement and concrete in damages claims brought by upstream and downstream clients. The action follows an investigation by the Italian Competition Authority which had found that companies in the market for cement had coordinated their pricing behaviour. Lear’s economists are developing analyses seeking to show that the practice […] Read more
Eutelsat, a French satellite operator, has initiated a dispute against the Mexican Government, in relation to the requirement of partially reserving its capacity on the satellites located in the orbital positions assigned to Mexico for the free and exclusive use of the Government.
Lear is assisting an Italian telecom operator that has filed a claim against the decisions of the sector regulatory body regarding its evaluation of the annual net costs of the Universal Service Obligation borne by the incumbent and that other telecom operators have to return. Lear’s client claims that in the past this value has […] Read more
Lear has been appointed by one of the main operators active in the retail sector of telecommunication services in order to quantify the damage arising from the abuse of dominant position by a competitor, which has been ascertained by the Italian Competition Authority. Lear’s economists are developing arguments apt to support client’s request, using econometric […] Read more
Lear has been appointed by an Italian e-business systems provider for universities and public administrations to quantify the damage resulting from the illicit conducts of the largest Italian university consortium operating in the same sector. The consortium, operating together with the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR), breached the European state aid law […] Read more
In 2019, three media agencies were sanctioned by the Italian Competition Authority for coordinating their bids for the tender, organized by the Italian football league, for the broadcasting rights of Italian football matches abroad. The damage quantification was assessed by Lear itself. In this context, Lear economists have been appointed ex post to apportion the […] Read more