Federica mainly advises on Italian and EU competition law, as well as on consumer law issues.
She provides assistance and advice relating to cartels, abuse of dominance and other restrictive practices, merger control proceedings, as well as in appeal proceedings before the administrative courts and in civil cases concerning violations of antitrust law.
She has also gained experience in the field of unfair commercial practices, as well as in the design and implementation of compliance programmes and trainings.
Federica graduated with honours from the Roma Tre University in 2017. In 2019 she obtained a Master in Competition and Innovation Law from the L.U.I.S.S. Guido Carli University of Rome and joined Osborne Clarke's Competition & Antitrust team in September of the same year.
She qualified in 2021.
Credito Emiliano S.p.A.
Successfully advised in the investigation proceedings before the Italian Antitrust Authority in relation to the project, submitted by the Bancomat S.p.A., to modify the remuneration model for ATM withdrawals with Bancomat circuit cards. The IAA concluded that the new project constitutes a restriction of competition. Read more
Successfully advised the client in a novel and highly complex appeal before the EU General Court, and subsequently the EU Court of Justice, obtaining a 60% reduction in the fine originally imposed by the EU Commission for a cartel in the steel abrasives sector. Read more
Major Insurance Company
Acting for one of the largest insurance groups in Italy in the proceedings started by the Italian Antitrust Authority for an alleged exchange of sensitive information on car insurance policies by price comparison firms and the main insurers. Read more
Representing Watertech, a leading Italian manufacturer of water meters, in proceedings by the Italian Antitrust Authority relating to an alleged cartel in public tenders issued by operators of integrated water services. Read more
Wish – ContextLogic
Advised the client in proceedings by the Italian Antitrust Authority with reference to the sale of products - masks, test kits, etc. - for the prevention of contagion from Covid-19, as well as for alleged infringements of consumer rights. The Authority closed the proceedings without finding infringements and accepted the commitments submitted on behalf of ContextLogic. Read more
Major Italian Bank
Acting for a well-known Italian bank in its intervention in proceedings commenced by the Italian Antitrust Authority against Bancomat, concerning possible anticompetitive agreements in relation to a proposed new remuneration model for ATM cash withdrawals. Read more
Assisted one of the main players on the Italian market for vehicle distribution, sale and after-sales assistance, in the prior notification to the Italian Antitrust Authority of the acquisition of other car dealers (e.g. Autostar S.p.A, Trivellato Auto S.r.l.).
APA – Associazione Produttori Audiovisivi
Assisting APA (the major Italian association of producers of audio-visual works) in an investigation launched by the Italian Antitrust Authority regarding an alleged anticompetitive agreement for the distribution of private copying levies.
Assisted FAAC – the leading Italian group active worldwide in the markets for access automation, access control and parking solutions – in the acquisition of Agta Record's automatic pedestrian door business in the Netherlands, Austria, Hungary and Slovenia and of Assa Abloy's automatic pedestrian door business in the United Kingdom and France.
Food and consumer goods sectors
Advised global leading companies on dominance issues, including pricing and rebate strategies.