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Lear Competition Festival (LCF) 2023 en


Lear Competition Festival (LCF) 2023 

The Lear Competition Festival (LCF), held in Rome, Italy between 26-29th September, LCF 2023 is a hub that brings together innovation, networking, and exciting opportunities for the antitrust community. Experts from a variety of backgrounds will address the most topical issues of competition law and economics.

Deminor is proud to return in 2023 as a Gold Partner of the event, with Chief Investment Officer Charles Demoulin and Senior Legal Counsel Giacomo Lorenzo who will be in attendance for the event, sharing their insights and opinions.

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On Day 1 of Lear Competition Festival 2023, ensure you take part in our key event as we host one of this year's Parallel Sessions at LCF discussing the topic: 

"Private antitrust litigation: practical and financial solutions to improve effectiveness"

Date & Time: Wednesday, 27th September, from 16:00-16:45,


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During the conference, professionals from various fields of the antitrust world will delve into the practical aspects of private enforcement in Europe, such as damages quantification, evidentiary methods, party costs, and how litigation funding can contribute to private enforcement.

The speakers will share their experiences gained through professional practice and provide their insights on the current private enforcement landscape.



Learn more about Lear Competition Festival here:

Over its four days, this international event will host cutting-edge debates on new competition tools and issues, discussions of selected international cases, and advanced academic contributions on competition law, competition economics, competition policy, and regulation.

Lear Competition Festival (LCF) 2023 is held in Rome

The festival will start with an Open Day dedicated to students, graduates, and freelancers to meet firms and international organizations and kickstart their networking activities. During this day, participants will have also the opportunity to present their personal research during the Poster Session and participate in get-together events.

Why attend LCF 2023?

  • Advanced discussion of competition law and economics topics
    Promoting and developing antitrust knowledge through plenary sessions 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.
  • Young Talent Competition Award
    LCF will host the Young Talent Competition Award (YTCA), in which young economists and lawyers are invited to present their research proposals on topics related to competition. The YTCA will award the best research proposal in the field of antitrust or regulation. The research will be evaluated by a scientific committee of experts.

Key Facts: +30 events and +75 Speakers

Click here to learn more about Lear Competition Festival 2023:

Watch the 2022 Deminor Event here:

During the 2022 LEAR event, Charles Demoulin chaired a panel discussion, titled "Private enforcement: the rise of litigation funding in Europe", which took place on Wednesday, 21st September, from 15:00 - 15:45 (CET).

The discussion featured Stefano Paolo Catelani, Founding Partner at Calimala Legal, and Francesco Anglani, Partner, BonelliErede.

A recording of the full session can be viewed below:

Further Reading - The Third Party Litigation Funding Law Review: Italy

The Third Party Litigation Funding Law Review provides an overview of and an annual guide to the law and practice of third party funding in jurisdictions where it is reasonably well established. With a focus on significant recent cases and developments, it examines the key features of the legal and regulatory regimes governing funding agreements, as well as practical considerations when structuring these agreements.

Now in its sixth edition, members of the Deminor team have authored several of the regional report chapters. Senior Legal Counsel Giacomo Lorenzo has authored the latest Italian chapter review, which you can access by clicking on the image below:

Download the 6th Edition of the Third Party Litigation Funding Law Review (1)

Get in touch with Senior Legal Counsel Giacomo Lorenzo to learn more about how Deminor Litigation Funding can help your Investment Recovery, Antitrust Damages and Commercial Litigation claims within Italy.



Written on Sep 14, 2023 by


Deminor helps businesses and investors monetise legal claims.

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