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Chiomenti

VIA XXIV MAGGIO, 43, 00187 ROME, ITALY
Tel:
Work +39 06 46 62 21
Fax:
Fax +39 06 46 62 26 00
Email:
Web:
www.chiomenti.net
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Cristoforo Osti

Tel:
Work +39 064662335
Email:
Chiomenti

Work Department

Partner EU law and antitrust, Compliance

Position

Cristoforo assists clients in competition Law, both national and at the EU level and before the Italian Competition Authority and the European Commission, also in litigation regarding competition Law, unfair commercial practices, and abuse of economic dependence before civil, administrative, and European courts. He is involved in antitrust compliance programs and leniency applications, in state aid sector and in antitrust compliance and antitrust audit programs.

Career

Cristoforo joined as partner in 2012. Since 2014 he is the head of the EU, Competition and International Law Department. From 1999 to 2012 he was a partner at Clifford Chance LLP, where he was the head of the Competition Law and Regulatory Department for Italian offices. Since 1995 he held the same position with a leading Italian law firm. He is ranked “eminent practitioner” in competition law for Italy by Chambers. He won the award for best competition lawyer from the two foremost Italian specialized publications (Top Legal, 2011; Legal Community, 2017).
Cristoforo is full Professor of Private Comparative Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Salento, Lecce; Adjunct Professor of Competition Law at the Faculty of Economics of L.U.I.S.S. Guido Carli University, Rome.

Languages

Italian, English, German, French.

Member

Member of the Rome Bar and admitted to practice before the Supreme Court, Italy. Admitted to New York State Bar. Member of the ABA - Antitrust Section.

Education

Graduated in Law, University of Rome La Sapienza, 1981; LL.M., University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan (USA), 1985.


Italy

EU and competition

Within: Leading individuals

Cristoforo Osti - Chiomenti Studio Legale

Within: EU and competition

The ‘excellentChiomenti Studio Legale advised Amazon Europe and Gilead Science on antitrust-related matters, and assisted Vivendi with complex issues related to the merger notification before the EU Commission regarding the potential acquisition of de facto control over Telecom Italia. Practice head Cristoforo Osti is strongly recommended, as is the ‘very experienced and straight to the point’ Stefania Bariatti. Senior associate Emilio Cucchiara is ‘an excellent support and an extremely precise and serious’ professional.

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