Luiss Guido Carli University (Rome)

Ernesto Cassetta

Luiss Guido Carli University (Rome)
Economist, Assistant Professor

Ernesto Cassetta is an Assistant Professor of Applied Economics at the University of Udine where he teaches Industrial Organization at the Faculty of Economics. He is Research Fellow at Gruppo di Ricerche Industriali e Finanziarie – GRIF “Fabio Gobbo”, Luiss “Guido Carli” University, Rome. He holds a PhD in Law and Economics (Luiss Guido Carli University, Rome) and an LLM in Competition Law and Economics (Erasmus Universiteit, Rotterdam). He has an advisory experience in regulatory and antitrust issues (infrastructure policy, transport and mobility, electricity and gas, environment and renewable energy, Local Governments Action Plans).

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3072 Bulletin

Umberto Monarca, Cesare Pozzi, Ernesto Cassetta The Italian Competition Authority imposes a record fine of over €1 billion as well as behavioral remedies on an e-commerce company for abusing its dominant position through engaging in discriminatory practices and denying third-party sellers access to certain sales prospects crucial to increasing their visibility on its website (Amazon)


The case concerned a number of companies within the Amazon group (hereafter “Amazon”), including: a) Amazon Europe Core S.r.l., with legal domicile in Luxembourg, which is the company of the Amazon group responsible for the management of the websites of Amazon’s European marketplaces and owner of (...)

Cesare Pozzi, Ernesto Cassetta, Umberto Monarca The Italian Competition Authority fines a national ticket operator for abuse of dominant position in the entertainment sector (TicketOne)


TicketOne S.p.A. (hereinafter "TicketOne") is the leading company in Italy in ticketing, marketing, information and e-commerce services, with specific reference to live music events. TicketOne is controlled by CTS Eventim AG & Co. KGaA, which holds 99.65% of the share capital. CTS Eventim (...)

Umberto Monarca, Ernesto Cassetta, Cesare Pozzi The Italian Council of State partially confirms the Competition Authority’s fines imposed on an online travel agency for unfair commercial practices (Flygo)


FlyGo is a company active in the online travel agency sector that operates through different websites including In 2016, following a report from Ryanair, Wizzair and the Consumers Union, the AGCM investigated FlyGo’s business practices. The case is very significant, because it (...)

Bitetti Rosamaria, Ernesto Cassetta, Felice Simonelli The Italian Administrative Court sets aside the Competition Authority’s decision to fine a payment card network company and 8 Italian banks for infringing EU competition law (MasterCard)


Introduction On the 11th of July 2011 the Italian Regional Administrative Court of Latium (Tribunale Amministrativo Regionale per il Lazio – hereafter “IRAC”) upheld the appeal of Monte dei Paschi di Siena S.p.A. (hereafter MPS”) against the decision no. 21768 of the Italian Competition Authority (...)

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