Violetta Meli

Koutalidis Law Firm (Athens)

Violetta Meli is an associate at Koutalidis Law Firm. She specializes in European and Greek law, with a focus on the pharmaceutical and TMT sector. She is currently studying for a LL.M. in European Competition and Intellectual Property Law at the University of Liège. Violetta is admitted to practice in Athens, Greece.


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Kyriakos Fountoukakos, Daniel Vowden, Peter Rowland, Nika Nonveiller, Violetta Meli The EU Parliament publishes the Digital Markets Act in the Official Journal, creating a new regulatory regime for large tech platforms


The Digital Markets Act (DMA) is a ground-breaking piece of EU regulation, imposing rules on platforms acting as “gatekeepers” in the digital sector, and aiming to ensure fairness and contestability in digital markets. It will enter into force on 1 November 2022, setting the clock running for (...)

Simon Troch, Violetta Meli The EU General Court judges that sports federations’ rule of banning athletes for participation in unauthorized events can – in certain circumstances – constitute a by object infringement of Article 101 TFEU (International Skating Union)


By its Judgment of 16 December 2020, the General Court (‘GC’) confirms the European Commission’s (‘Commission’) Decision finding that the International Skating Union’s (‘ISU’) governance rules violate competition law. The Judgment backs the Commission’s conclusion that the ISU’s rules banning athletes (...)

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