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LUNGOTEVERE MARZIO 3, 00186 ROME, ITALY
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Work +39 06 68 61 415
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www.vaianoizzo.it

The firm

Studio Legale Vaiano - Cataldo is a law firm specialized in Administrative and Public law, recently founded (2017) by Prof. Diego Vaiano and Francesco Cataldo after the end of the experience of the Studio Legale Vaiano - Izzo.

Prof. Vaiano began his career in the 1990s, becoming soon one of the leading experts in Italy on Pharmaceutical Law, Healthcare and Life Sciences matters. He is Full Professor in Administrative and Public Law at the Università degli Studi of La Tuscia - Viterbo since October 1st, 2002, at the age of just 35.

During the years Prof. Vaiano gave a modern organization to his firm without renouncing the tradition of forensic profession, enabling every client to benefit from the most modern tools, while still providing the possibility to have an immediate and direct contact with the lawyer of reference. In this way, the firm is able to provide clients with a tailored product, which passes through the attention for details and the identification of the best option case by case.

The firm has now 15 attorneys that provide judicial and extrajudicial assistance on Pharmaceutical and Healthcare & Life sciences matters in favor of the major worldwide companies, and has also a consolidated experience in the following areas of Administrative law: public procurements, Utilities & public services, Real Estate, Town Planning and Construction.

The attorneys of the firm assist clients in their relationships with the European and Italian regulatory authorities (EMA and AIFA) and, when necessary, they represent them before the administrative courts (Regional Administrative Courts and the State Council), civil courts (First instance Civil Courts, Courts of Appeal and Supreme Court), as well as advocating also before Constitutional Court and the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Areas of practice

The firm's main area of practice is Pharmaceutical Law, Healthcare and Life Sciences. Studio Legale Vaiano - Cataldo is, in fact, a recognized point of reference in Italy for the major worldwide companies, in favor of which the Firm provides judicial and extrajudicial assistance on issues relating to marketing authorizations (MAs), drafting and negotiation with AIFA of price and reimbursement conditions of medicines, pharmacovigilance, promotional strategies, CE marking of medical devices, co-promotion and co-marketing contracts.

In this perspective, Prof. Diego Vaiano is involved in majors negotiations with AIFA and represents his clients in the most difficult and important disputes regarding the above issues (among which those related to the "company budget" and the pay back charged for the exceeding of the ceiling on hospital and retail expenditure) and is recognized as one of the leading experts in Italy on Pharmaceutical Law, Healthcare and Life Sciences matters.

Public Procurement - especially healthcare services and supplies of medicines and medical devices - is another main area of practice of Studio Legale Vaiano - Cataldo. The Firm advises its clients over all the different phases of the selection procedure (evaluation and interpretation of tender clauses, preparation of the offers, prerequisites evaluation, setting up of a Syndicate) up to the address of potential administrative (e.g. tenders legal challenge, exclusions and award measures) or civil contentious issues (e.g. disputes arising from the execution of the contract).

The Firm has also a consolidated experience in the following areas of Administrative law: Utilities & public services, Real Estate, Town Planning and Construction.

Languages English
Italian

Number of lawyers12

Member Rome Bar
American Chamber of Commerce in Italy

Above material supplied by Studio legale Associato Vaiano - Cataldo.

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