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.
Il 9 settembre a Milano si terrà la conferenza stampa per la presentazione del libro: Marca, Internet e contrasto alla disinformazione – Tutelare il brand, affrontare la crisi, quantificare il danno.
La pubblicazione, edita da Centromarca, l’Associazione Italiana dell’Industria di Marca, propone approfondimenti per rispondere in maniera adeguata alle news infondate, fake news, che possono danneggiare l’immagine di una azienda ed i suoi brands. Read more
Paolo explores merger in digital market in an interview by Caron Beaton-Wells for Competition Lore. The interview focuses on the Lear report for UK CMA on the ex-post review of merger decisions concerning Facebook, Google, Amazon and others. Read more
On July 17, 2019 the Tribunal of Rome issued two judgements awarding damages to RTI (Mediaset Group) for copyright infringements by Dailymotion S.A. and Vimeo LLC. The Court found that both video sharing platforms infringed RTI’s copyrights by publishing on their portals audiovisual content drawn from RTI’s programs and awarded RTI damages for a total of 10.3 million euros (5.5 for Dailymotion and 4.8 for Vimeo). Read more
Lear, in consortium with DIW and Sheppard Mullin, has successfully engaged more than fifty regional airports across twelve different European Union’s Member States in a survey-based dialogue. The cooperation of National and International Associations of Airports has been key to extend the reach of the survey, as small airports often have little resources to devote to extraordinary activities. Read more
Paolo Buccirossi interverrà al convegno per la presentazione del rapporto dei risultati ITmedia Consulting ASk ed Università Bocconi, che si terrà a Roma il 5 luglio presso il centro studi Americani.
Maggiori dettagli sul programma qui
il 2 luglio presso l’Università Luigi Bocconi si terrà la cerimonia di consegna del premio Luigi Prosperetti per le miglior tesi in economia e diritto della concorrenza.
Paolo Buccirossi parteciperà alla tavola rotonda su Common Ownership e Concorrenza.
Maggiori dettagli sul programma qui
Lear is looking for a Junior Consultant and a Data Analyst to support its existing staff on the delivery of their current portfolio of work and to build on the continuing success and growth of its business.
You can find additional information on the positions at vacancies
Lear economists discussed, together with practitioners from the private and public sector and academics, on the relevant economic features of digital markets and the challenges they present for merger control.
The presentation (in Italian) is available here
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has appointed Lear to carry out a study looking at 4 past merger decisions in the technology sector taken by the Office of Fair Trading, including the Facebook/Instagram and Google/Waze decisions.
The study investigates:
The main findings of the study will be presented during the LEARtalk Digital Markets in Rome on June 13th.
Lear has been selected by the EBRD to provide technical assistance services to the Albanian Competition Authority (ACA). The project aims at promoting ACA’s advocacy role and strengthening the skills and competencies of ACA’s officials and case handlers, through targeted capacity building programmes on STATA, ECJ Jurisprudence (Art 101 and 102 of TFUE) and merger analysis. Read more