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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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Lear Competition Festival
14 November 2019 - Antitrust, Competition Economics, Competition Law, Talent4comp

LEAR COMPETITION FESTIVAL ROME 10-12 JUNE 2020 – SAVE THE DATE

In 2020 Lear proposes a new conference format, entailing a 360-degree discussion of issues of competition law and economics.
The Lear Competition Festival is a unique event which gives attendees the opportunity to deepen their knowledge on specific antitrust issues, to acquire new tools for the legal and economic analysis of firms’ practices, and to network with key actors in the competition field.

The LCF features an innovative tailor-made platform – Talent4Comp – helping young talents and organizations in the antitrust field meet each other for employment opportunities.

WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND?

ADVANCED DISCUSSION OF COMPETITION LAW AND ECONOMICS TOPICS
Promoting and developing the antitrust knowledge through round tables on cutting-edge topics with outstanding speakers from regulatory and competition authorities, universities, legal and economic consultancies, firms and international institutions.

LCF SHORT ESSAY AWARD
Award of the four Best Short Essays on highly debated topics of competition law and economics.

PARALLEL SESSIONS
Know-how sessions on competition law and economics and discussions on leading antitrust cases.

EXHIBITION AREA
Opportunity to promote your organization through exhibition stands or personalized advertising in an international environment.

NETWORKING AND SOCIAL EVENTS
Unique occasion to interact with international experts and keynote speakers to make new contacts and establish professional relations.

Stay tuned and sign up here to find out all the latest news on #LCF2020!

 

 


Albania
14 November 2019 - #Advocacy #Competition, Capacity Building, Regulation

CAPACITY BUILDING FOR THE ACA: MISSION IN ALBANIA

As part of the EBRD project with the Albanian Competition Authority (ACA), this week Lear has met relevant stakeholders from public institutions, regulatory bodies, and the business community in Tirana. Read more


6 September 2019 - Damages, fakenews, webreputation

Fake news su aziende e prodotti come contrastarle. Presentazione del libro:“MARCA, INTERNET E CONTRASTO ALLA DISINFORMAZIONE”

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


1 August 2019 - Competition Policy, digitalmarkets, Mergers, policy evaluation

More on digital mergers: Paolo Buccirossi guest for Competition Lore

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


17 July 2019 - Competition Economics, copyrights, Damages

Two new judgements on copyright violation by video sharing platforms

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


17 July 2019 - policy evaluation, State aid

Survey of European regional airports

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


3 July 2019 - Antitrust, Big data, Competition Policy

Big Data e Intelligenza Artificiale. Mercato, concorrenza e regole

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

 


1 July 2019

Cerimonia di consegna Premio Luigi Prosperetti

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

 


Recruitment LEAR - Junior Consulatnt
19 June 2019

VACANCIES FOR A JUNIOR CONSULTANT and a DATA ANALYST

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


14 June 2019 - Competition Economics, digitalmarkets, Mergers, policy evaluation

LEARTALK DIGITAL MARKETS – PRESENTATION OF THE STUDY

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

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