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Macchi di Cellere Gangemi is recognised as having a prominent Antitrust and Competition Law Practice.
Merger Control – The Firm assists multinational groups and companies in merger control proceedings before the European Commission and the National Competition Authorities across a large range of industries and sectors.
Competition Law Compliance – Macchi di Cellere Gangemi develops effective antitrust compliance programs, in particular: preventive audits, baseline risk assessment, design, monitoring and updating compliance procedures.
Our lawyers regularly represent clients confronted with antitrust investigations, guiding them with our knowledge and practical experience necessary for dealing with these matters. The Firm team is able to formulate effective and creative strategies for defending domestic and international clients facing allegations of antitrust wrongdoing. We assist corporate groups in the development and rollout of effective antitrust compliance programs, addressing the various relevant phases.
Competition Law Counselling – Covering the full range of commercial agreements, including joint ventures, distribution, franchising, IP licensing and technology transfer agreements.
Antitrust Investigations – Assisting in proceedings relating to anti-competitive practices (Articles 101 and 102 TFUE) before the European Commission and the National Antitrust Authorities.
Antitrust Litigation – Representation on issues relating to cartels and abuse of dominance, unfair competition, unfair trade practices, antitrust class action before the administrative and civil Courts.
Macchi di Cellere Gangemi manages to identify the most appropriate solution approaches to the clients needs, which may include convincing authorities not to bring charges, securing immunity for targets of investigations and obtaining reduction of sanctions under the leniency programs. The competition and antitrust related Court matters we handle pertain to a variety of proceedings and industries.
Consumer Law Investigations and Litigation – Macchi di Cellere Gangemi also assists clients involved in consumer investigations. Proceedings related to consumer protection, unfair commercial practices, unfair terms in consumer contracts before EU consumer protection bodies and National Authorities, including individual and collective class actions before the administrative and civil Courts.
Public Procurement – Consulting on issues relating to public procurement and public tenders: assistance in relation to infringement proceedings brought by the European Commission and defence before national Courts against awards granted in violation of EU rules in matters of public procurement.
State Aid – Legal opinions and assistance in litigation and proceedings relating to state aid matters, including, the Infrastructure, Transportation and Energy sectors.