European Commission - DG COMP (Brussels)

Lukas Repa

European Commission - DG COMP (Brussels)
Senior Policy Officer

Lukas Repu is a Senior Policy Officer at the EU Commission. After working at the University of California at Berkeley (UCB) as fellow at the Institute for European Studies (2018-19) he has more recently joined the Directorate General CONNECT of the EU Commission to work on innovation, start up funding and blockchain. Lukas is a lawyer by training with 19 years of professional experience in law firms and at the European Commission in Belgium, Brussels. He has a strong sectorial expertise in financial and energy markets and in competition policy. In the European Commission, his assignments involve managing teams of experts for conducting market analyses and investigations as well as policy initiatives.

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2800 Bulletin

Lukas Repa, Nóra Tosics The German Government agrees to apply appropriate measures in the financing regime for public service broadcasters in order to comply with EC State aid rules


"Commission and Germany agree on better control for the use of State aid in the broadcasting sector"* On 18 December 2008, Germany’s 16 Ländersigned a new inter-state treaty on broadcasting, which implements a set of appropriate measures under the terms of a Commission Decision of April 2007. (...)

Agata Malczewska, Antonio Carlos Teixeira, Eduardo Martínez-Rivero, Lukas Repa The EU Commission prohibits multilateral interchange fees for cross-border card payments in the EEA (MasterCard)


"Commission prohibits MasterCard’s multilateral interchange fees for cross-border card payments in the EEA"* On 19 December 2007 the Commission adopted a decision prohibiting MasterCard‘s multilateral interchange fees (MIF) for cross-border card payments with MasterCard and Maestro-branded (...)

Agata Malczewska, Andras Janecsko, Antonio Carlos Teixeira, Elena Caprioli, Elke Graeper, Jean Allix, Lukas Repa, Paul McGhee, Tanya Panova The EU Commission identifies in its sector inquiry widespread competition barriers in retail banking


"Sector Inquiry Identifies Widespread Competition Barriers in Retail Banking"* On 31 January 2007 the European Commission published the Final Report of its sector inquiry into European retail banking markets. The inquiry has identified a number of deficiencies in the way these markets work (...)

Antonio Carlos Teixeira, Lukas Repa, Magdalena Brenning-Louko, Tanya Panova The EU Commission issues preliminary results of its sector inquiry into payment cards industry raising competition concerns


"Preliminary results of Commission sector inquiry in payment cards industry raise competition concerns"* 1. Introduction The payment cards industry is of growing economic importance in Europe. Cards increasingly replace cash and cheques as payment means for over the counter purchases. In 2004 (...)

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