Antoniou McCollum & Co. (Nicosia)

Anastasios A. Antoniou

Antoniou McCollum & Co. (Nicosia)
Lawyer (Partner)

Anastasios Antoniou is a Partner at top tier Cyprus law firm Antoniou McCollum & Co. He is ranked as the leading individual lawyer in Cyprus competition law and EU law by The Legal 500 and is included in the Legal 500 Hall of Fame.

Anastasios advises multinational corporations, governments, and start-ups on commercial, competition, and regulatory matters.

He is a member of the European Competition Lawyers Forum and the British Institute of Comparative and International Law.

Distinctions

The Legal 500 - Hall of Fame

Articles

15834 Bulletin

Anastasios A. Antoniou The Cyprus Parliament implements the EU damages directive

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Directive 2014/104/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 November 2014 on certain rules governing actions for damages under national law for infringements of the competition law provisions of the Member States (the “Damages Directive“) has been transposed into Cyprus law. The (...)

Anastasios A. Antoniou The Cyprus Competition Authority fines the telecommunications incumbent over € 3 M for abusing its dominant position once again (Netsmart / Thunderworx)

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NETSMART (CYPRUS) LTD (“Netsmart”) and THUNDERWORX LTD (“Thunderworx”) both undertakings active in the telecommunications industry, had filed to the Commission for the Protection of Competition (“CPC”) separate complaints in 2007 and 2005 respectively, both against CYTA, a Public Law undertaking (...)

Anastasios A. Antoniou The Cypriot Competition Authority holds two pharmaceutical companies as having abused their dominant position in the vaccines market through quantitative reductions and the free distribution of vaccines (Panayotou / Wyeth Hellas / Phadisco)

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The Cyprus Commission for the Protection of Competition (“CPC”) found the Wyeth Hellas A.E.B.E. Pharmaceutical Products (Cyprus branch) (“Wyeth”) and Phadisco Ltd (“Phadisco”) to have abused its dominant position in the market of pneumonococcus vaccines, in violation of article 6(1)(d) of the (...)

Anastasios A. Antoniou The Cypriot Competition Authority holds the telecommunications to have abused its dominant position in the SMS market (Thunderworx / Cyprus Telecommunications Authority)

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By its decision 132/2008 ("the Decision") and acting on the basis of an official complaint submitted by Thunderworx Ltd ("Thunderworx") against the Cyprus Telecommunications Authority ("CYTA"), the Cyprus Commission for the Protection of Competition ("CPC") found the latter party to have (...)

Anastasios A. Antoniou The Cypriot Competition Authority dismisses the telecommunications incumbent’s application for interim measures against airports operator (CYTA / Hermes Airports)

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The Cyprus Commission for the Protection of Competition (“CPC”) dismissed an application for interim measures by CYTA against Hermes Airports Ltd alleging violations of sections 3 and/or 6 of the Protection of Competition Law 13(I) of 2008 (“Law 13(I)/2008”) - as well as of articles 81 and/or 82 (...)

Anastasios A. Antoniou The Cypriot Parliament passes new competition legislation

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The Protection of Competition Law 13(I) of 2008 was published in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Cyprus on April 18, 2008, date upon which it entered into force. It repeals all previous relevant Laws, namely Laws 207/1989, 111/1999, 87(I)/2000 and 155(I)/2000, thus becoming the main (...)

Anastasios A. Antoniou The Cypriot Supreme Court annuls on procedural grounds the Competition Authority’s decision having fined € 3.8 M the telecommunications incumbent for abusive roaming prices in the mobile telecommunications market (Areeba)

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In Case n° 634/2006, Areeba Ltd v. Commission for the Protection of Competition, the Supreme Court of Cyprus, in exercising its exclusive jurisdiction to review any decision, act or omission of any person, organ or authority exercising executive or administrative authority, annulled a Decision (...)

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