Veronica Pinotti

White & Case (Milan)
Lawyer (Partner)

Veronica Pinotti has more than 20 years of experience in the area of EU competition and regulatory law. Veronica regularly advises European and international clients before the European Commission, national competition regulatory authorities, as well as civil and administrative courts. Veronica provides strategic advice on the feasibility and authorization of complex joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions. She brings cutting-edge technical skills and creativity to propose tailor-made solutions, coordinating with advisors in various jurisdictions who are involved in international transactions. Veronica assists with the management of distribution networks, cartels, abuse of dominance, state aid and issues related to regulated markets, antitrust audits and risk assessments of potential antitrust liabilities within judicial proceedings and alternative dispute resolution. She also assists clients on consumer protection, unfair competition and misleading advertising, including any potential criminal aspects. Veronica is ranked in Band 3 in Competition European law by Chambers & Partners Europe 2017 and she is also recognized as leading lawyer by The Legal 500. According to Chambers & Partners Europe "She is an experienced professional and proactive in finding the best solution for the client". Veronica is also recommended by Global Competition Review’s GCR 100 country survey on Italy and has been recognized by the Italian legal publication TopLegal as one of the most influential Italian lawyers under 50 of age. Veronica has been awarded as "Best Woman Professional of the Year" by the same publication in 2015, being "one of the most prominent competition & regulatory lawyers in the country."


Linked authors

McDermott Will & Emery (Paris)
McDermott Will & Emery (Brussels)
European Court of Justice (Luxembourg)
Italian Competition Authority (Rome)
White & Case (Brussels)
Compass Lexecon (London)
University of St. Gallen (St Gall)
Ministry for the Economy and Finance (Paris)


Veronica Pinotti ( White & Case)
Veronica Pinotti 14 June 2019 Paris
Veronica Pinotti (White & Case)
Veronica Pinotti 24 January 2018 Milan


771 Bulletin

Veronica Pinotti The Italian Competition Authority finds that four health care insurance providers participated in anti-competitive behaviour and imposes a total fine of €13 m (HDI / Gerling / Faro Assicurazioni / Navale Assicurazioni / Primogest)


HEALTH CARE INSURANCE COMPANIES IN ITALY FINED OVER €13 MILLION FOR ANTI-COMPETITIVE BEHAVIOUR* The Italian Competition Authority has found that four health care insurance providers—HDI-Gerling Industrie Versicherung AG, Faro Compagnia di Assicurazioni e riassicurazioni S.p.a., Navale (...)

Veronica Pinotti The Italian Competition Authority imposes fines totalling €5,5 m on firms producing and selling electro-medical equipment for diagnostic imaging representing 68% of the Italian sales (Alliance Medical / Toshiba Medical / Philips / Siemens)


ITALIAN COMPETITION AUTHORITY FINES SUPPLIERS OF MAGNETIC RESONANCE EQUIPMENT €5.5 MILLION * On 5 August 2011, the Italian Competition Authority levied fines totalling €5,538,750 on Alliance Medical S.r.l., Toshiba Medical Systems Italia S.r.l., Philips S.p.A. and Siemens S.p.A. Each firm (...)

Martino Sforza, Veronica Pinotti The Italian Competition Authority blocks a proposed acquisition of two active undertakings in the retail sale of electricity sector due to the parties market shares and the increased barriers to entry (Compagna Valdostana delle Acque / Deval / Vallenergie)


ITALIAN COMPETITION AUTHORITY BLOCK PROPOSED ACQUISITION* On 8 August 2011, the Italian Competition Authority blocked the proposed acquisition by Compagnia Valdostana delle Acque (CVA) of Deval and Vallenergia, both active in the retail sale of electricity in Valle d’Aosta, a mountain region in (...)

Martino Sforza, Veronica Pinotti The Italian Competition Authority announces that the amount of its merger control filing fee continues to be 1.2 per cent of the value of the notified transaction


ITALIAN COMPETITION AUTHORITY CONFIRMS 1.2 PER CENT MERGER CONTROL FILING FEE FOR 2010* The Italian Competition Authority announced today that the amount of its merger control filing fee will remain unchanged in 2010. The amount of the fee will therefore continue to be 1.2 per cent of the (...)

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