Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Rome)

Giovanni Barone

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Rome)
Lawyer (Associate)

Giovanni joined the antitrust, competition and trade group at Freshfields in Rome in 2004. He worked in the London office during 2010. His experience includes five cartel proceedings before the European Commission, including an appeal before the EU General Court and two before the Italian Antitrust Authority; an EU state aid investigation, including subsequent appeals before the EU General Court and Court of Justice; complex merger control procedures at EU and Italian level, including the co-ordination of multi-jurisdictional filings; and private enforcement cases in Italy. Before joining Freshfields, Giovanni worked at a leading law firm in Turin and as assistant professor in international and EU law at the University of Turin. He graduated in law (JD, summa cum laude) from the University of Turin in 2003, also attending periods of study at Georgetown and McGill universities. He won the 2003 Freshfields prize, ‘Best Italian law student of the year’.

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Articles

2995 Bulletin

Gian Luca Zampa, Giovanni Barone The Italian Competition Authority launches an inquiry into oil companies and raids premises searching for alleged anticompetitive parallelism pricing on the basis of Art. 81 EC (Prezzi dei carburanti in rete)

2995

At the end of January 2007, the Italian Antitrust Authority (IAA) launched an investigation under Article 81 of the EC Treaty against nine oil companies, alleging the existence of a price coordination mechanism in the Italian roadside petrol market. The undertakings involved include market (...)

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