Luiss Guido Carli University (Rome)

Ernesto Cassetta

Luiss Guido Carli University (Rome), University of Udine
Assistant Professor

Ernesto Cassetta is an assistant professor of applied economics at the University of Udine and an adjunct professor at the Luiss Guido Carli University in Rome. He is research fellow at Gruppo di Ricerche Industriali e Finanziarie – GRIF “Fabio Gobbo”, Luiss “Guido Carli” University, Rome. He holds a PhD in Law and Economics (Luiss Guido Carli University, Rome) and an LLM in Competition Law and Economics (Erasmus Universiteit, Rotterdam). He has an advisory experience in regulatory and antitrust issues (infrastructure policy, transport and mobility, electricity and gas, environment and renewable energy, Local Governments Action Plans).

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Umberto Monarca, Ernesto Cassetta, Cesare Pozzi The Italian Council of State annuls a €10.86M fine imposed on a ticket-seller for concluding exclusive agreements and a series of anticompetitive mergers (TicketOne)


The dispute concerns the measure of the Italian Competition Authority (ICA) no. 28495 of 22 December 2020, proceeding A523, concerning the finding of an abuse of a dominant position and the imposition of a fine of EUR 10,868,472 on CTS, TicketOne S.p.A., Di and Gi S.r.l. in bankruptcy, F&P (...)

Umberto Monarca, Cesare Pozzi, Ernesto Cassetta The Italian Competition Authority warns that shifting ATM and POS fees from banks to consumers would restrict competition (Bancomat)


Bancomat S.p.A. (formerly Consorzio Bancomat and hereinafter also referred to as ’Bancomat’) is the company that manages the Bancomat and PagoBancomat withdrawal and payment circuits, as well as the related cards, which can be used to make withdrawals at Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) and (...)

Umberto Monarca, Cesare Pozzi, Ernesto Cassetta The Italian Competition Authority imposes a record fine of over €1 billion as well as behavioral remedies on an e-commerce company for abusing its dominant position through engaging in discriminatory practices and denying third-party sellers access to certain sales prospects crucial to increasing their visibility on its website (Amazon)


The case concerned a number of companies within the Amazon group (hereafter “Amazon”), including: a) Amazon Europe Core S.r.l., with legal domicile in Luxembourg, which is the company of the Amazon group responsible for the management of the websites of Amazon’s European marketplaces and owner (...)

Cesare Pozzi, Ernesto Cassetta, Umberto Monarca The Italian Competition Authority fines a national ticket operator for abuse of dominant position in the entertainment sector (TicketOne)


TicketOne S.p.A. (hereinafter "TicketOne") is the leading company in Italy in ticketing, marketing, information and e-commerce services, with specific reference to live music events. TicketOne is controlled by CTS Eventim AG & Co. KGaA, which holds 99.65% of the share capital. CTS Eventim (...)

Umberto Monarca, Ernesto Cassetta, Cesare Pozzi The Italian Council of State partially confirms the Competition Authority’s fines imposed on an online travel agency for unfair commercial practices (Flygo)


FlyGo is a company active in the online travel agency sector that operates through different websites including In 2016, following a report from Ryanair, Wizzair and the Consumers Union, the AGCM investigated FlyGo’s business practices. The case is very significant, because (...)

Bitetti Rosamaria, Ernesto Cassetta, Felice Simonelli The Italian Administrative Court sets aside the Competition Authority’s decision to fine a payment card network company and 8 Italian banks for infringing EU competition law (MasterCard)


Introduction On the 11th of July 2011 the Italian Regional Administrative Court of Latium (Tribunale Amministrativo Regionale per il Lazio – hereafter “IRAC”) upheld the appeal of Monte dei Paschi di Siena S.p.A. (hereafter MPS”) against the decision no. 21768 of the Italian Competition (...)


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