Cristina Poncibò

University of Turin
Professor

Cristina Poncibò is a Professor of Comparative Private Law and Competition Law at the Department of Law of the University of Turin, Italy. She is also a member of the Scientific Committee of the Master in International Trade Law (University of Turin and ITC-ILO). Prior to entering academia, Cristina was an associate lawyer at a leading international law firm and a trainee at the Law Department of the Italian Competition Authority.

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Cristina Poncibò, Francesca Bichiri The Italian Competition Authority initiates a proceeding against the sale of a generic drug for the treatment of HIV infections sold as a remedy to fight the COVID-19 virus (Kaletra)

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1.Introduction The spread of the Covid-19 pandemic is unfortunately accompanied by the equally rapid one of unfair commercial practices in Italy. A worrying scenario, also for potential, serious effects on people’s health, on which the Italian Competition Authority (‘ICA’) continues to keep the (...)

Cristina Poncibò The Italian Competition Authority fines a number of large retailers for cosmetic and health care products (Cartel of large retailers for cosmetic and health care products)

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Italy’s competition authority (“ICA”) has fined 15 companies, including units of Sara Lee Corp., L’Oreal and Johnson & Johnson, more than € 81 M ($ 107 M) for an alleged long-running scheme to coordinate list prices sent to large retailers for cosmetic and health care products. The highest fine, (...)

Cristina Poncibò The Italian Civil Tribunal in Milan holds a decision on the private enforcement of Art. 82 EC concerning cease of purchase of advertising spaces on leading commercial networks (Sky / Mediaset)

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On September 16, 2009 Sky Italia S.r.l. has filed a lawsuit under the Art. 700 of the Italian Code of Civil Procedure with the Tribunal of Milan against RTI and Publitalia , both owned by the Mediaset Group, for the infringement of (a) the antitrust principles under Art. 82 of the European (...)

Cristina Poncibò The Italian Competition Authority investigates the sale of television rights in the national football league on suspicion of such rights having been packaged to benefit incumbent pay-TV operators and not viewers (Lega Calcio)

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Since July 22, 2009 the Italian Competition Authority is investigating the sale of lucrative television rights to soccer matches in the country’s top league, Lega Calcio, because it suspects such rights have been packaged to benefit incumbent pay-TV operators and not viewers (Case n° A/418 of (...)

Cristina Poncibò The Italian Parliament votes a provisions granting associations standing to recover damages or to bring action for restitution on behalf of consumers (Art. 140-bis, "Azione collettiva risarcitoria")

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The much debated new article 140-bis of the Italian Consumer Code (“azione collettiva risarcitoria”), granting associations the standing to recover damages or to bring an action for restitution on behalf of consumers, would enter into force on 30 June 2009. This action relies on a bureaucratic (...)

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