Jones Day (Brussels)

Cristiana Spontoni

Jones Day (Brussels)
Lawyer (Partner)

Cristiana Spontoni is internationally recognized as a leader in life sciences, including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, food and cosmetics, as well as in general EU product and industries regulation. She is also actively involved in the shaping and interpretation of EU legislation affecting many different regulated industries and has successfully represented clients in legislative challenges based on EU law. Cristiana frequently coordinates large international assignments and provides comprehensive one-stop-shop solutions for cross-border regulatory issues affecting clients’ operations. She has coordinated projects in more than 80 countries worldwide. Cristiana advises clients from the pre-market phase, including clinical trials and pre-market authorizations, to post-market issues, including product liability, marketing/advertising, distribution, and compliance (including sector-specific antibribery and data privacy). Cristiana handles safety and compliance issues for a large variety of clients both in the life sciences and consumer products sectors, including in regards to product regulation, crisis management (e.g., recalls), regulatory enforcement and media attacks, as well as in marketing/advertising/claims and associated substantiation matters. Cristiana frequently speaks at and chairs major international conferences. She is recognized in the leading lawyer directories including Chambers, Legal 500, Best Lawyers, and International Who’s Who and has received several important awards, including "Life Sciences Lawyer of the Year"(Corporate LiveWire 2018 Global Awards) and the ILO Client Choice Award for EU-wide Healthcare & Life Sciences. She has been named a "Star" by LMG Life Sciences and Acritas.

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Renato Antonini, Kaarli Harry Eichhorn, Jörg Hladjk, Cristiana Spontoni The EU Commission approves new and amended Member State measures under articles 107(2)b, 107(3)b, 107(3)c TFEU and under the Temporary Framework in order to support the economy after the COVID-19 outbreak


Since the onset of the coronavirus outbreak, the European Commission has adopted a significant number of State aid measures under Article 107(2)b, Article 107(3)b and under the Temporary Framework. The most recent measures adopted to support the economy and companies affected by coronavirus (...)

Renato Antonini, Kaarli Harry Eichhorn, Jörg Hladjk, Cristiana Spontoni The EU Commission’s Fit for Future Platform selects 15 initiatives to help simplify and modernize EU law after the COVID-19 outbreak


On 5 March 2021, the Commission announced the Fit for Future Platform’s selection of 15 initiatives aimed at simplifying EU law. Launched in May 2020, the Platform gathers a high-level expert group to assist the Commission with simplifying existing EU laws and reducing administrative burdens (...)

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