Antonio Bavasso is a Partner at Simpson Thacher, practising primarily in London and Brussels and a visiting Professor of Law at University College London. Antonio Bavasso is the co-founder and co-executive director of the Jevons Institute and visiting professor at University College London. Antonio is dual-qualified in the UK and Italy, and has practised in San Francisco. Over the years, he has advised on a number of precedent-setting merger and behavioural investigations as well as regulatory and antitrust litigation at EU, UK and international levels. Antonio holds a JD, magna cum laude, from the University of Florence and a PhD from UCL. He is the co-founder and co-director of the Jevons Institute for Competition Law and Economics. He has published widely and is consultant editor of Butterworths Competition Law Handbook. He is also a non-governmental adviser to the International Competition Network of competition authorities on unilateral practices and merger control.
This article has been nominated for the 2016 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. Background A Scattered European Landscape There is considerable inconsistency as to the availability of injunctive relief in relation to FRAND-obligated (...)
The author has advised in relation to a number of cases mentioned in this article including News Corp / Telepiu, News Corp / Sky and Sky/ITV. The broadcasting sector has seen an extraordinary decade of transformation. Mapping the history of European merger control enforcement through (...)
Interview conducted by Antonio Bavasso, Allen & Overy, London. The Juncker Commission is very focused on growth and innovation. Competition policy can be a key lever to promote productivity growth. How will this be reflected in your enforcement priorities, case selection and (...)