Elisa is a partner of the firm. She achieved significant legal know-how in competition law providing complete assistance to clients, covering both proceedings before the competent administrative and judicial authorities, as well as customised legal advice. Her assistance is offered to a multitude of different clients, at national and international level.
Her expertise in the antitrust field focuses on the following activities: general assistance in antitrust proceedings before the Italian Antitrust Authority and the European Commission (cartel/abuse of dominant position investigations), including appeal proceedings before the competent judicial bodies; consultation and tendering of legal advice on the self-assessment of transactions, practices and agreements under the EU’s modernisation package and the applicable EU Block Exemption regulations; general assistance on concentrations between undertakings (mergers, acquisition of control and joint ventures); organisation of customised antitrust compliance programs and special education training sessions, including mock dawn raids and antitrust auditing for companies and trade associations; assistance in sector inquiries; assistance in private antitrust actions; legal opinions on the interpretation and enforcement of EU antitrust law, also concerning several regulated sectors (inter alia, pharmaceutical, chemical, steel, elevators sector, alarm systems, insurances, distribution, mass retail and superstore).
She acts in litigation, advising and representing major companies both at a national (proceedings before the Italian Antitrust Authority and administrative and civil courts) and EU level (proceedings before the European Commission and European courts) in relation to the areas of her expertise.
She has also expertise in the consumer protection field, involving several different economic sectors and concerning unfair commercial practices, misleading advertising and unfair contract terms, providing assistance to different clients, including leading multinationals, well-established national companies as well as trade associations and small-medium enterprises, at European and national level.