avv. Luciano Vasques


06 98870388

Practice areas:

Consumer law


  • J.D. (magna cum laude), University of Catania, Italy, 1986.
  • P.h.D. Universities of Rome, Bari and Catania, 1992.


Luciano Vasques concentrates on antitrust, consumer protection, energy and other regulatory matters in Italy in the European Union, and on corporate law (bankruptcy proceedings).

As an officer of and counsel to the Italian Antitrust Authority, Mr. Vasques was involved in proceedings in the Italian manufacturing, oil, energy, gas, water distribution, waste disposal (domestic and industrial waste) and public utilities sectors.

He advises clients on Italian and EU antitrust matters such as investigations of the Italian antitrust authority and of the EU Commission concerning alleged agreements against competition, concerted practices, abuse of dominant position, antitrust litigation cases (antitrust private enforcement) as well as complex antitrust issues arising from merger and acquisition transactions (Italian EU and multijurisdictional filings)

Mr. Vasques also assists his clients on consumer protection, unfair competition, State aid issues, telecommunications, electricity and gas regulations and has also a consolidated expertise on transactions concerning the creation and sale of renewable power plants.

Mr. Vasques has written widely on antitrust, unfair competition and corporate law for leading Italian and international periodicals and is the author of a book on the application of antitrust principles relating to Italian public utilities.


Member of the Rome Bar since 1997 and admitted to practice before the Italian Supreme Courts.

Foreign Languages:


Legal referees and publications:

Listed in Chambers (2004-2014), Euromoney (2002-2014) Legal business (2004-2014), Legal 500 and other international guides as EC and national antitrust expert in Italy.

Legal Publications 


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