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May the 27th and the 28th – 5th Edition of the Italian Negotiation Competition organized by our Firm and hosted by The American University of Rome

On May 27th and 28th, we organized the fifth edition of the Italian Negotiation Competition on the beautiful campus of The American University of Rome with the participation of 7 Italian Universities, 14 teams, 30 students, 12 coaches and 18 judges! The Italian Negotiation Competition is part of the International Negotiation Competition (INC), i.e. the largest negotiation competition in the world for law degree-seeking students. The students (two per team) compete on a practical case to reach...

Case C-377/20 – Servizio Elettrico Nazionale and Others v. Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato and Others – Abuse of dominant position: the Court of Justice sets out the criteria for defining a dominant position

With the judgment handed down in Case C-377/20, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") has identified the elements suitable to characterize the abusive exploitation of a dominant position. Bearing in mind that the well-being of both intermediary and final consumers must be regarded as the ultimate objective to be protected against the abuse of a dominant position, the CJEU nevertheless states that a competition authority discharges the burden of proof if it shows that a practice...