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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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14 December 2020 - Damages, Forensics Economics, Litigation

The Italian court of Milan has rebutted the damages claim against Enel

In 2018, a telecom operator sued Enel, one of the main operators in the Italian electricity market, for the interruption of a commercial partnership entailing the provision of a bundled offer which included electricity and telecom fixed services. Read more

20 January 2020 - Litigation, Regulation

Deutsche Bahn and OBB have their appeal upheld by the Administrative Tribunal of Piemonte

The Administrative Tribunal of Piemonte has upheld the appeal lodged by Deutsche Bahn Italia (Deutsche Bahn) S.r.l. and Öbb-Personenverkehr Aktiengesellschaft (OBB) against the decision of the Italian Transport Regulation Authority (Autorità di Regolazione dei Trasporti – ART) to raise wholesale fees for international train services. Read more

29 April 2016 - IP rights, Litigation, Litigation Consulting & Forensics, Media

IP rights violation RTI – Break Media

On 27 April 2016, the Tribunal of Rome published its judgement on the case between RTI and Break Media, condemning the latter to pay 115.000 Euro as compensation for IP rights violation. Read more

20 April 2015 - Abuse of Dominance, Cartels, Competition Economics, Litigation, Mergers, Policy Assessment, Regulation, State aid

Paolo Buccirossi at AGCM for a conference on “The economic analysis in the application of competition law”

The Italian Antitrust Authority (AGCM) invited Paolo Buccirossi to the conference “The economic analysis in the application of competition law” that will be held on April 20. Read more

25 February 2015 - Cartels, Competition Economics, Litigation

New publication by Paolo Buccirossi e Giancarlo Spagnolo

New working paper by Paolo Buccirossi and Giancarlo Spagnolo on the relationship between action for damages and leniency programs. Modern antitrust engenders a possible conflict between public and private enforcement due to the central role of Leniency Programs. Read more

26 November 2013 - Abuse of Dominance, Cartels, Litigation

Lear Competition Note: Statistical significance and the standard of proof in antitrust damage quantification

Following the adoption of the “Practical Guide on Quantifying Harm” by the EC, Courts will increasingly be required to assess whether the econometric model submitted by the claimant meets the required standard of proof or if the model submitted by the defendant suffices for overturning the claimants’ conclusions. Read more

14 June 2013 - Competition Economics, Litigation

Paolo opens the debate on the new Directive on #antitrustdamage

The European Commission has published the long awaited proposal on a legislation on private antitrust enforcement . Read more

17 April 2013 - Abuse of Dominance, Cartels, Competition Economics, Cooperation and Vertical Agreements, Litigation, Mergers, Policy Assessment

Paolo at the Pre-ICN Forum in Warsaw

This year’s Pre-ICN Forum will be held in Warsaw, April 23rd 2013. Paolo Buccirossi has been invited to take part in the session on ‘The effects of promoting market competition’. He will give a talk on ‘ Evidence on the impact of competition on productivity and economic growth’. Read more

5 April 2013 - Abuse of Dominance, Cartels, Competition Economics, Cooperation and Vertical Agreements, Litigation, Mergers, Policy Assessment, Regulation

Paolo at the 4th Biennial Trento Conference on the enforcement of competition rules in Italy and in the European Union

The University of Trento in cooperation with the Osservatorio Antitrust, is holding the 4th Biennial Conference on the application of the competition rules in Italy and in the European Union. Read more

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Silvia Caporale

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