Lina Vitolo

Iliad (Milano)
In-House Counsel (General Counsel)

Lina Vitolo is the general counsel and data protection officer at Iliad. Lina Vitolo was an Attorney at UPS Europe since October 2013. Prior to that, she joined Legance Studio Legale Associato in April 2008 as an associate in the UE, antitrust and regulation department of the Rome office. Her practice covers a broad range of EC competition law and regulatory matters including merger clearance, litigation on cartels, EC state aid rules violations and unfair commercial practice/misleading advertising. She graduated at LUISS University in Rome in 2005. Before joining Legance, she was a trainee at the legal service of the Italian competition authority and worked for a law firm in Brussels and Rome. She was admitted to the Italian Bar in 2008. Her native language is Italian, and she is fluent in English and French.

Linked authors

Ashurst (Brussels)
Legance - Studio Legale Associato (Rome)
Alcon (Milan)

Articles

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Denis Fosselard, Lina Vitolo, Stefania Amoruso The Italian Competition Authority closes the proceeding against nine petrol companies finding no evidence of a cartel in the wholesale market for the supply of bitumen for road construction (Aumento Prezzi Bitume)

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Introduction On 20 April 2011, the Italian Competition Authority ("ICA") adopted a decision closing the investigation launched in May 2010 against nine oil companies, Alma Petroli S.p.A., Api-Anonima Petroli Italiana S.p.A., ERG Petroli S.p.A., Eni S.p.A., Esso Italiana S.r.l., IES-Italiana (...)

Denis Fosselard, Lina Vitolo, Stefania Amoruso The Italian Competition Authority closes its first leniency application case finding a price fixing cartel among the three main operators in the market for liquefied petroleum gas (Prezzo per il GPL)

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Background On March 24, 2010, the Italian Competition Authority (ICA) issued its first cartel decision based on a leniency application, approximately 3 years after the ICA officially adopted its Leniency Program. The case concerns a ten-year cartel between the three main Italian suppliers of (...)

Denis Fosselard, Lina Vitolo, Vito Auricchio The Italian Regional Administrative Court in Lazio rules on the power of the Italian Competition Authority to accept commitments offered by undertakings under investigation for alleged anticompetitive conducts in the roadside assistance market (ANAS / Società Strada dei Parchi / Società Autostrada Tirrenica)

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Background With two decisions issued on 22 April 2009, the Italian Administrative Tribunal (Tribunale Amministrativo Regonale, “TAR”) ruled on the power of the Italian Competition Authority (“ICA”) to accept commitments offered by undertakings under investigation for alleged anticompetitive (...)

Denis Fosselard, Lina Vitolo, Vito Auricchio The Italian Competition Authority accepts the commitments submitted by motorway companies in a proceeding relating to alleged anticompetitive agreements and abuse of dominant position in the roadside assistance market (ANAS / Società Strada dei Parchi / Società Autostrada Tirrenica)

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Background On 20 September 2007, the ICA opened a proceeding regarding car assistance services provided in Italy on motorways, alleging that a) the motorways companies had breached Article 3 of Law 287/90 (national provision similar to art. 82 EC) and b) the roadside assistance providers, (...)

Denis Fosselard, Lina Vitolo, Vito Auricchio The Italian Competition Authority imposes fines of more than €4 million on two leading producers of concrete for predatory pricing and anti-competitive arrangements (Mercato del calcestruzzo cellulare autoclavato)

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Background On 24 October 2007, the Italian Competition Authority (Autorità garante della concorrenza e del mercato) fined two leading producers of autoclaved cellular concrete (ACC), namely Xella International GmbH (Xella) and RDB S.p.A. (RDB) alleging that they had entered into some form of (...)

Denis Fosselard, Lina Vitolo, Stefania Amoruso, Vito Auricchio The Italian Competition Authority fines four ostomy device manufacturers for alleged bid rigging (Gare per la fornitura di dispositivi per stomia)

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Introduction On 3 August 2007, the Italian Competition Authority (ICA) adopted a decision fining four ostomy device manufacturers for an alleged bid rigging. The decision is interesting as it shows the difficulty that pharmaceutical companies face when participating in a tender procedure. In (...)

Denis Fosselard, Lina Vitolo, Vito Auricchio The Italian Antitrust Authority clears without remedies the acquisition by the national public broadcaster of 84 digital broadcasting network (Rai / Rami Di Azienda)

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Background On 29 April 2004, the Italian Antitrust Authority (Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato) cleared the acquisition by the national public broadcaster, Radiotelevisione Italiana S.p.A. (Rai), of 11 going concerns composed of 84 digital broadcasting networks, including the (...)

Denis Fosselard, Lina Vitolo, Vito Auricchio The Italian Competition Authority revokes remedies originally imposed to the parties to a merger by interpretating extensively the notion of de facto control (Società Assicuratrice Industriale / La Fondiaria Assicurazioni)

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Background Following a specific request by the parties, the Italian Antitrust Authority (Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato), at its meeting on 12 June 2003, decided to revoke the conditions originally imposed on Premafin Finanziaria S.p.A. (Premafin) and Mediobanca Banca di (...)

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