Vito Auricchio

Vito Auricchio
Office:
Via di San Nicola da Tolentino, 67
00187
City:
Rome
Country:
Italy
Tel:
+39 06 93 18 271

Biography:

Who's Who Legal Competition: Lawyers

Vito Auricchio is a partner at and heads the EU, antitrust and regulation practice of Legance.

He advises Italian and foreign companies on different antitrust and regulatory matters, in cases of mergers, abuses and cartels before the EU Commission and the Italian Antitrust Authority, as well as civil litigation. Vito’s activity also focuses on advising clients in compliance, distribution matters and consumer protection law.

Recent merger experience includes his assistance to 2i Rete Gas (F2i) in a phase II investigation before the ICA concerning the merger with a competitor and the creation of a leading energy player. Vito also assisted Sonatrach in the merger filing before the EU Commission related to the acquisition, from Exxon, of one the largest refineries in Europe. He also assisted Shiseido in the merger filing before the EU Commission concerning the acquisition of control of the Dolce & Gabbana cosmetics business.

Recent behavioural and contentious work includes assisting 2i Rete Gas, the second largest player in Italy in gas distribution in an abuse of dominance investigation before the ICA. Vito also successfully assisted mytaxi (Daimler) in challenging before the ICA the exclusivity provisions included in the by-laws of taxi cooperatives. His cartel work includes assisting Cementir Italia, a leading Italian cement manufacturer, in a cartel investigation before the ICA.

Vito Auricchio is mentioned in Chambers and Partners (Band 2) as follows: "very diligent and calm" "with a strong understanding of clients' businesses and a practical approach aimed at finding alternative solutions and strategies" (2019), "he has a good economic understanding of the business, coupled with a practical commercial approach" (2018), “well-reputed lawyer” (2017) and “he is noted by sources for his work in public enforcement and cartel investigations” (2016).

GCR 100 says of Vito that he “has been at the helm of LEGANCE’s competition practice since 2013 and has led the firm impressively during his tenure”.

Vito Auricchio also works in Legance's Rome office, which is located at:

Via di San Nicola da Tolentino, 67

Rome  00187

WWL says: Vito Auricchio is highly rated by peers who applaud his first-class work on abuse of dominance cases, antitrust regulation and merger control.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Competition which can be purchased from our Shop.

Other Practice Areas:

Follow us on LinkedIn

Practice Areas

Firms

Browse Firms

Search Firms

The Who's Who Legal 100

Awards

News & Features

Special Reports

Events

Shop

About Us

It is not possible to buy entry into any Who's Who Legal publication

Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

Copyright © 2019 Law Business Research Ltd. All rights reserved. | http://www.lbresearch.com

87 Lancaster Road, London, W11 1QQ, UK | Tel: +44 20 7908 1180 / Fax: +44 207 229 6910

http://www.whoswholegal.com | editorial@whoswholegal.com

Law Business Research Ltd

87 Lancaster Road, London
W11 1QQ, UK