The Lear Competition Festival an innovative international event, where competition law and economic issues are discussed at all levels. Thanks to the LCF, you will have: deepen knowledge on specific antitrust issues; discuss the interrelation between competition and regulation; acquire new tools for the economic and legal analysis; discuss the best methodologies to assess the effectiveness of public policies, network with key and relevant actors of the antitrust panorama (e.g. competition authorities, firms, IFIs, economists and lawyers).

Precious synergies can arise from the collaboration between the different actors in the system and the partners adhering to the event.

Over the three-day festival, there will be debates on new tools and issues, discussion of selected international cases, academic contributions on topics, models and theories of competition law and economics, policy and regulations.

The LCF has the new feature of serving also as a recruiting event, where young talents and organizations can meet each other thanks to the innovative tailor-made platform Talent4Comp.

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

Know-how sessions and hot cases discussion

Dedicated sessions to discuss tools for economic and legal analysis in antitrust and regulation, methodologies and techniques to assess public policies, and presentation of recent and highly debated antitrust cases

Networking and social events

Unique opportunity to interact with international experts and keynote speakers to make new contacts and establish professional relations


For the first time, firms and institutions are interconnected with young talents with professional experiences and education related to competition law and economics, with the support of a dedicated platform

LCF Short Essay Award

Award of the 4 Best Short Essays on highly debated topics of competition law and economics. The Short Essays will be prepared by graduates, master and PhD students, selected by a Scientific Committee, and presented during the LCF

Exhibition area

Opportunity to promote your company/firm through exhibition stands or personalized advertising in an international environment

Past editions

You can find out about the past editions of our international conferences.

Lear Conference 2017
Lear Conference 2015
Lear Conference 2013
Lear Conference 2011
Lear Conference 2009
Lear Conference 2007
Lear Conference 2005


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