Antitrust and Competition
DDPV assists its clients in connection with antitrust investigations of the EC commission and the Italian Antitrust Authority (IAA) for alleged violations of articles 101 and/or 102 TFEU (i.e. agreements against competition, abuse of dominant position) or articles 2 and 3 of Italian Antitrust law.
DDPV Antitrust department also assists clients in appeal proceedings against the EC Commission and IAA antitrust decisions before the lower and higher domestic and European Courts (TAR, Consiglio di Stato, EU General Court and Court of Justice) as well as in antitrust private enforcement litigations and litigations concerning the abuse of economic dependence.
DDPV also has a vast experience in the drafting and submission of merger filings before the national antitrust authorities (also multijurisdictional filings) and the European Commission (CO and RS forms) as well as in antitrust audit-compliance programs (antitrust compliance and audit) and state aid issues.