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GCR Live 11th Annual Competition Litigation 2019: Gennaro d’Andria is a panelist on private enforcement of competition law.

 

Chambers Antitrust Litigation 2019 Guide – Italy: we author the Italian chapter on antitrust damage claims.

Gennaro d’Andria and Roberto Pirozzi speak at the CDR Winter Competition Litigation Symposium, London, 28 February 2019.

We are a networking sponsor of The Lawyer’s Managing Risk & Litigation Conference (20 November, London).

Roberto Pirozzi authors the article on Intellectual Property Rights Infringements in the International Sale of Goods (Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law and Arbitration 2018)

Our newsletter on blockchain provides an overview of current and potential applications, regulatory frameworks and agency investigations.

The leading directory Legal500 recommends us for Dispute Resolution and EU & Competition.

Our Firm is the sponsor of the  second edition of the Italian Negotiation Competition, that will be hosted on 8-9 February by LUMSA University in Rome.

Drones: Rules in the Making – Our briefing provides an overview of developments in EU and national legislation.

Gennaro is a member of the German association of competition law specialists (Studienvereinigungkartellrecht).

Gennaro is a member of EALA – European Air Law Association. The membership of EALA comprises leading academics, national and EU officials, representatives of international civil aviation organisations, airlines, insurers, lessors and practitioners.

We provided comprehensive data protection advice to Walletsaver, one of the most dynamic Italian start-ups in the telecoms sector.

We implement a multiple claim management system for a corporate client, allowing the legal department immediate access to documentation and evidence through a dedicated IT-platform. Workflow protocols and service levels are inlcuded.

We are instructed by an airline to defend against passengers claims throughout the national territory. Thanks to our management model and the extensive use of IT tools, we handle hundreds of claims ensuring timely monitoring and reporting.

Air Passenger Duties: Court grants our client an injunction against the retrospective application of certain APD increases at Italian airports.

Antitrust compliance programmes as a mitigating factor, the first decision of the Italian Authority: we successfully applied for a fine reduction on behalf of a client.

Sector update: the main provisions introduced by the recent Italian legislation on tobacco products (in English).

Also this year we sponsor the Top Legal Corporate Counsel Awards in Milan.

February 2017: Once again Gennaro d’Andria is a Client Choice Award Winner, thanks to excellent references from our clients.

Innovative court order suspends half of the fine imposed on our client by the Italian Competition Authority.

Snowchains: we assisted Sixt Italy, one of the car rentals involved in the Italian Competition Authority investigations that ended with the acceptance of commitments aimed at increasing price transparency and consumers awareness.

We assisted Sicuritalia, a leading provider of surveillance services, in the unfair terms investigation of the Italian Competition Authority. The final decision has acknowledged that the new consumer contracts are fully compliant with the Italian Consumer Code.

ACL Briefing: Our first briefing provides an overview of the current Italian Competition Authority investigation into the features of “Littlest Pet Shop”, an app-based game for mobile devices, such as tablets and smartphones.

Unilever Italy GC Giulia di Tommaso points to our law firm in a conversation with The Lawyer magazine.

We assist one of the companies involved in the cartel investigation into the concrete market.

We assisted an airline in the Italian investigation into travel insurance. The authority eventually acknowledged the compliance of our client’s revised website with consumer regulations. (FT – Italian watchdog fines Ryanair and easyJet)

Our law firm is instructed in the Italian antitrust investigation on broadcasting post-production tenders.

Top Legal Awards: Gennaro d’Andria is shortlisted for the category EU & Competition Law 2013.

Top Legal Corporate Counsel Awards, first edition (2013): Gennaro d’Andria gives the award for antitrust to the in-house team of Wind Telecomunicazioni.

Business International: Our firm is the official sponsor of the Antitrust Compliance conference, to be held in Milan on 29 May
2013.

Also this year we are praised by Chambers Europe and Legal500. Gennaro d’Andria is ranked as a leading individual in Competition/European Law: “He’s very open to the client and always ready to provide innovative and cost-effective solutions”.

Client Choice Awards: “Gennaro deserves our gratitude, trust and respect for his outstanding legal counselling, the quality and promptness of his legal advice, hands-on knowledge of the dynamics of our business and value for money of his deliverables.”

The Lawyer magazine mentions us as the firm that assisted in the Italian competition case that removed Alitalia’s monopoly on the busy Milan Linate to Rome Fiumicino route. The Lawyer – “Plane speaking”

We were involved in the milestone antitrust investigation against Alitalia monopoly on the Rome Fiumicino – Milan Linate route (“This is a historic decision and is a victory for Italian consumers”).

Global Competition Review: we author the Italian section of GCR Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies 2013 and 2014. 

We assisted two airlines in reaching a settlement with the Italian Competition Authority regarding the implementation of credit card fees (TTG Italia – Entro dicembre le commissioni con carta di credito nel prezzo del biglietto)

Court partially grants our appeal against the Italian Competition Authority decision that imposed fines for EUR 81 million on 16 suppliers of cosmetic products (Il Sole 24 Ore – Vanno rideterminate le multe al cartello cosmetici).

We are appointed by a leading cruise operator to defend against consumer claims in a number of Italian courts.

We contributed to the World bank’s Enabling the Business of Agriculture 2017 project.

Rome, 8 April 2016: We sponsor the International Chamber of Commerce’s conference on “Monetization of intangibles: how to exploit intellectual property rights”.

Litigation briefing: the enforcement of foreign judgements following the entry into force of Regulation 1215/2012 (in Italian).

Legal Community 2015 Energy Awards: We are nominated in three categories: Emerging Law Firm, Emerging Lawyer and Regulatory/Antitrust.

We welcome Tessa Fahlbusch-Elser, German lawyer specialising in contracts and litigation, who strenghtens our international capabilities. She practices in Italy and Germany.

The German embassy has added us to the list of German-speaking law firms based in Rome.

We assisted a leading automation solutions company in the acquisition of full ownership of its Italian subsidiary.

Milan, 3 July 2014: Also this year our firm is a sponsor of the Top Legal Corporate Counsel Awards.

January 2014: We defend an international financial institution against a lawsuit brought in the wake of the Madoff scandal.

Global Law Experts: we are the recommended firm for Dispute Resolution in Italy. Notably, Global Law Experts claims to
be the only organisation to recommend just one legal expert in each key practice area and country.

Roberto Pirozzi authors the article on the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law and Arbitration 2012)

We assist the second largest Italian steelmaker in the divestiture of a subsidiary to Czech DT (Top Legal – BLF e DANDRIA nella cessione di BFM a DT; Il Sole 24 Ore – Lucchini: siglato accordo con la ceca DT per la cessione di BFM).

We are involved in the EUR 40 million dispute between Servola S.p.A. and Elettra s.r.l. that ended with the settlement of complex arbitration and court proceedings.

Il Piccolo – Ferriera, scongiurato lo stop (25/01/2012)

We join 4cLegal, the Italian operator specialising in the organization of professional beauty contests in the legal sector. Solutions that save time and financial resources, and comply with regulations and internal policies.

We implemented a risk management and cost control model at the legal department of a large client. The project was named 2012 Value Champion by the US Association of Corporate Counsel: “A 40 percent savings on standard matters was impressive”.

London, 7-9 April 2014: Our law firm is a partner of the 10th edition of the Corporate Counsel & Compliance Exchange that will bring together forward thinking General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officers from across industries and geographies.  

Roberto Pirozzi authors “Developments in the change of economic circumstances debate”, Vindobona Law Journal for International Arbitration, 2012.

Roberto Pirozzi authors “The ICSID jurisdiction: an issue already solved or a question still open”, Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law and Arbitration (2013).

Chambers Europe (since 2010): “Clients offer glowing reviews: he’s hard-working, proactive, meticulous, has great knowledge of industry, and is an excellent speaker of foreign languages”; “always ready to provide innovative and cost-effective solutions”.

According to the leading Italian publication in the legal market, Gennaro is regarded as “irreplaceable” in antitrust matters.

We are a member of Union des avocats européens (UAE)

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