Lear Competition Festival 2021 – Virtual Edition from 9 to11 June

The program includes:

  • 2 plenary sessions held by panels of renowned academics and practitioners
  • 1 roundtable with the chairs of National Competition Authorities from the UK, Greece and Spain
  • 4 sessions devoted to hot cases and tools for antitrust analysis, managed by LCF partners including @Dentons, @Freshfields Bruchkaus Deringer, @Orrick and @Osborne Clarke
  • 1 book presentation and ensuing discussion on the ex post evaluation of competition policy interventions
  • Presentation of the Young Talent Competition Award, a unique opportunity for young economists and lawyers rewarding the best research proposal in the competition field
  • The LCF talk, an in-depth interview with Olivier Guersent, the Director-General of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Competition, and Andreas Schwab, Internal Markets Committee Rapporteur at the European Parliament, conducted by our media partner PaRR

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SUPPORT STUDY FOR THE DG COMP ON THE STATE AID RULES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND ENERGY

Lear, together with DIW Berlin, E.CA Economics, Sheppard Mullin and University of East Anglia, has been appointed by the European Commission to carry out a background study on State aid in the field of environmental protection and energy. The results of the study will support the Commission in the revision of the EU Guidelines on State aid for environmental protection and energy (EEAG) as well as the respective parts of  the General Block Exemption Regulation (GBER). Continue reading SUPPORT STUDY FOR THE DG COMP ON THE STATE AID RULES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND ENERGY

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