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Competition/European Law

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What the team is known for

Local team supported by a widespread international network, allowing for particular strength in cross-border matters. Advises clients on antitrust cases and unfair commercial practices, as well as assisting with antitrust compliance programmes. Regularly undertakes mandates for clients from regulated industries such as TMT, energy and transport. Also skilled at assisting clients with merger control mandates.

Strengths

Clients report that the team "has a lot of expertise and experience regarding antitrust law. Furthermore they are always reachable. Their answers are precise and come quickly."

Another client highlights the team's "good insights into the workings of the Italian Competition Authority, which also means they are able to provide valuable advice on case strategy."

Work highlights

Advised Vodafone Group before the Italian Competition Authority in an alleged cartel case.

Notable practitioners

"Thoughtful and dedicated antitrust adviser" Sabrina Borocci rises in the rankings as a highly regarded name in the Italian market. She advises on investigations and proceedings relating to cartel allegations and abuse of dominance. One client further lauds her as "proactive, strategic and persistent."

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Overview

Hogan Lovells’ Italian Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation (ACER) is based both in Milan and Rome.
Our Italian team works closely with our ACER teams elsewhere in Europe, located in Brussels, UK, France, Germany, Spain, Netherlands, Hungary, Poland and Russia, offering a co-ordinated pan-European service covering both EU and national competition regimes.
In Italy we assist national and multinational companies, trade associations and other organisations in a full range of matters before the Italian Competition Authority as well as before the European Commission. Our key areas of advice include competition/cartels/abuses of dominant position investigations, competition related litigation before the EU and Italian courts (including private enforcement or follow-on damages claims), merger control, day to day competition law advice, compliance, EU anti-fraud (OLAF) investigations, EU law (including in relation to free movement of goods and capital), trade law (including anti-dumping and anti-subsidy cases), state aids, public procurement and EU regulatory.

Members

Borocci, Sabrina (Head of Department)

Industries

Automotive and Mobility

Consumer

Diversified Industrials

Education

Energy and Infrastructures

Financial Institutions

Healthcare & Life Sciences

TMT

Competition/European Law

Hogan Lovells

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Location

Piazza Venezia 11

Rome

Lazio

Italy

00187

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Italy

Competition/European Law


Sabrina Borocci
Band 3