Andrea regularly assists clients on competition matters including the assessment of the legitimacy of agreements and commercial practices as well as the detection of anti-competitive conduct (cartels, abuse of dominant position, restraints and evaluation of related risks). He also assists clients in investigations started by competition authorities, in related appeals before Italian administrative courts, and in litigation before the ordinary courts, including in relation to claims for antitrust damages. He also leads competition law compliance training programs and seminars.
Andrea has also a relevant experience in assisting clients in pre-merger filings before the Italian Antitrust Authority in connection with acquisitions (both shares and asset transactions) as well as joint ventures, disinvestments, mergers.
In addition to the practice relating to the area of competition law, Andrea regularly advises on commercial and company law, in particular commercial contracts focused on the fashion/retail and luxury sector.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Milan Bar Association
- Italy (1990)
- Institut d'Etudes Europeenes (Master, cum laude) (1987)
- University of Palermo (J.D., cum laude) (1985)