Competition & EU
The CMS Adonnino Ascoli & Cavasola Scamoni competition practice has become essential in giving assistance to clients in merger control and different commercial schemes such as distribution agreements, franchising, JV and IP related agreements. The firm has acted for several clients in respect to liberalization issues regarding the telecommunication, oil, electricity and gas markets.
Special expertise has been acquired in competition issues relating to administrative matters such as access to public procurement, essential facilities, environmental facilities, environmental protection, waste management, PPP, PFI etc.
The firm represents clients both before the Italian Competition Authority (Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato) and before the Italian Courts also in challenging the decisions of the Authority. The consolidated working relationship with the other competition departments enables CMS Adonnino Ascoli & Cavasola Scamoni to handle competition matters from an international standpoint.