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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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Articles

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Nicholas Levy, Maurits J. F. M. Dolmans, Romano F. Subiotto, Paul Gilbert, Richard Pepper, Paul Stuart, John Messent The UK Government prohibits acquisition of a UK supplier of military aircraft components on national security grounds (Gardner Aerospace / Impcross)

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On 5 September 2020, the UK Government accepted undertakings from Gardner Aerospace Holdings Limited not to proceed with its proposed acquisition of Impcross Limited, a UK-based manufacturer of components for the aerospace industry (including for military aircraft). Gardner is owned by (...)

Maurits J. F. M. 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

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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 (...)

Francisco Enrique González-Díaz, Romano F. Subiotto, Ben Holles De Peyer, Beatriz Martos Stevenson The Spanish Supreme Court confirms the annulment of a €120 Million fine imposed by the National Competition Authority against three mobile operators for abuse of dominance wholesale markets for termination of SMS and MMS (Telefónica / Vodafone / Orange)

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In three judgments delivered in December 2018 and January 2019, the Spanish Supreme Court confirmed the annulment of fines amounting to a total of €120 million imposed on the three main telecoms operators in Spain (i.e., Telefónica, Vodafone and Orange) for abuse of dominance in the wholesale (...)

Mario Siragusa, Maurits J. F. M. 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)

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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)

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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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