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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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3 August 2017 - Capacity Building, Competition Economics, Training

New project on Capacity Building for Bulgaria’s Commission on Protection of Competition (EBRD)

Lear is providing technical assistance to the Bulgarian Commission for Protection on Competition (“CPC”) to strengthen the skills and competencies of its officials and case handlers on competition law enforcement. Read more

13 July 2017 - Competition Economics, Public Procurement, Public Transport

Paolo Buccirossi speaks at the Sapienza university of Rome

On 13th July 2017, the Research Centre for Transport and Logistics of Sapienza University is organizing a conference on the recent framework for local public transportation services in Italy. Read more

26 June 2017 - Bid Rigging, Big data, Competition Economics, Competition Policy, Damages, Public Procurement

One week left to PUBLIC PROCUREMENT DAYS Rome 3-5 JuLY

During the three-day event, Lear Conference 2017 and the 2nd Global Procurement Conference will bring together experts from a variety of fields to discuss cutting-edge topics in public procurement. Hot topics: #CORRUPTION&COLLUSION – SCREENING TOOLS & #BIG DATA – BID-RIGGING – ACTIONS FOR DAMAGES – HUMAN RIGHTS – GENDER EQUALITY – SUSTAINABLE PROCUREMENT – MULTILATERAL DEVELOPMENT BANK . Read more

22 June 2017 - Competition Economics, Competition Policy, Ex-post Evaluation, Policy Assessment, Telecoms

The report on the “Economic impact of competition policy enforcement on the functioning of telecoms markets in the EU” is now online!

The study provides an ex-post evaluation of competition policy enforcement in the telecoms markets and includes a quantitative analysis on the impact of three decisions adopted by the European Commission on telecoms market’s performance.
More info here
Download the report here


19 June 2017 - Competition Economics

Paolo Buccirossi at Trento summer school 2017

Paolo Buccirossi will be a speaker at the Trento Summer School 2017 on Advanced EU Competition Law & Economics. The third edition of the Summer School is organized by the Osservatorio Permanente sull’Applicazione delle Regole di Concorrenza and will take place in Moena (Italian Dolomites) from 18th to 24th June 2017. Read more

5 May 2017 - Antitrust, Article 101, Competition Economics

AGCM finds no infringement in the long-term car rental market

Following a lengthy investigation into the market for long-term car rental services for an alleged breach of article 101, on 30 March 2017 the Italian Competition Authority (AGCM) took its final decision, finding no wrongdoing by the companies involved. Read more

29 November 2016 - Collusion & Corruption, Competition Economics, Competition Policy, Public Procurement

Lear Conference 2017:”Public Procurement & Competition Policy” Rome 3-5 July 2017

The 7th edition of the Lear Conference joins the Global Procurement Conference in organizing an international event “Public Procurement Days”. Read more

14 November 2016 - Competition Economics, Mergers, Policy Assessment

Paolo at the ACM CONFERENCE 2016

The Netherlands Authority for Consumers & Markets (ACM) will organize a conference on “Impact Assessment of Interventions of Competition and Consumer Authorities”. The conference will take place in Amsterdam on November 16, 2016. Over the last years, government and market authorities devoted particular attention to impact assessment, a tool which can enable them to learn from past interventions and improve future ones. Read more

28 September 2016 - Abuse of Dominance, Competition Economics, Mergers, Policy Assessment, Regulation, State aid

Lear at the European Commission to present an ex-post evaluation in the telecoms sector

Lear – together with Analysys Mason and DIW Berlin – is presenting the project on the “Economic impact of competition policy enforcement on the functioning of telecoms markets in the EU” carried out on behalf of the DG Comp. Read more

31 May 2016 - Antitrust, Competition Economics

Paolo at the Conference on Institution Building of the competition authorities in South-eastern Europe

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (ERBD) and Commission for Protection of Competition of Republic of Serbia, with the support of the Center for Liberal-Democratic Studies are jointly organizing an international conference on “Institution building of the competition authorities in South-eastern Europe”. The conference will take place in Belgrade on 2-3 June. Read more

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