Romano F. Subiotto

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton (London), Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton (Brussels)
Lawyer (Partner)

Romano F. Subiotto is a partner of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, based in the Brussels and London offices. Mr. Subiotto advises companies on a wide range of issues under European and national antitrust law, and represents companies in arbitrations and before the European Commission, national antitrust authorities, the European Courts in Luxembourg and the High Court in London. Mr. Subiotto has spoken widely on EU law issues and published numerous articles. He is also distinguished as a leading Competition/Antitrust lawyer by Chambers and Partners Global - The World’s Leading Lawyers. Mr. Subiotto is a member of the Court of Arbitration for Sport as well as a member of the Advisory Council of Harvard Law School’s Institute for Global Law and Policy.


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Maurits Dolmans, Nicholas Levy, Romano F. Subiotto, Paul Gilbert, Richard Pepper The UK Competition Authority consults on amending guidance on applications for leniency and no-action in cartel cases


The CMA’s Guidance on applications for leniency and no-action in cartel cases provides detailed guidance on the principles and process for leniency applications. On 30 July 2020, the CMA invited comments on a proposed addendum to clarify the way the CMA will exercise its discretion in relation (...)

Mario Siragusa, Maurits Dolmans, Paul Gilbert, Romano F. Subiotto The EU Court of Justice clarifies the scope of the regulatory framework for three-party schemes and confirms that individual assessment is needed to determine whether fee caps apply (American Express / HM Treasury)


In 2015, the EU Interchange Fee Regulation (the “IFR”) introduced price caps on the interchange fees paid between banks for processing credit and debit card payments. These fee caps attempt to address concerns identified in a series of antitrust investigations into Visa and Mastercard through (...)

Romano F. Subiotto The EU Commission decides that an international sport association’s eligibility rules breached EU competition law (International Skating Union)


Introduction On December 8, 2017, the European Commission (“Commission”) decided that the International Skating Union’s (“ISU”) Eligibility rules (“Rules”) breached EU competition law. The Rules provided that an athlete could be sanctioned for participating in an event not authorized by the ISU. The (...)

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