Veronica Pinotti

Veronica Pinotti

Partner, White & Case LLP
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Veronica Pinotti has more than 25 years of experience in the area of EU competition and regulatory law, including dealing with unfair commercial practice rules and interplay with data privacy laws. Veronica regularly advises European and international clients before the European Commission and national competition regulatory authorities, as well as civil and administrative courts. She provides strategic advice on the feasibility and authorisation of complex joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions. She brings cutting-edge technical skills and creativity to propose tailor-made solutions, coordinating with global advisers involved in international transactions. Veronica assists with the management of distribution networks, cartels, abuse of dominance, state aid and issues related to regulated markets, antitrust audits and risk assessments of potential antitrust liabilities within judicial proceedings and alternative dispute resolution. She also assists clients on consumer protection, unfair competition and misleading advertising, including any potential criminal aspects.

Veronica has been included in [email protected]’s ‘40 in their 40s: Notable Women Competition Professionals’. She is recognised as a leading individual in EU and competition law by The Legal 500 2020 and she is also ranked as Band 3 in European competition law by Chambers Europe 2020. According to Chambers Europe, ‘She is an experienced professional and proactive in finding the best solution for the client’. Veronica is also recommended by GCR 100 and has been recognised by the Italian legal publication TopLegal as one of the most influential Italian lawyers under the age of 50. Veronica was voted the ‘Best Woman Professional of the Year’ by the same publication in 2015, being ‘one of the most prominent competition and regulatory lawyers in the country’. She is included in the 10th edition of the Women in Business Law Guide, published by Legal Media Group in 2020. She is a member of the firm’s diversity and inclusion and pro bono committees.

Veronica is a lecturer on the master’s degree in antitrust and market regulation – economics of competition and regulation of public utilities at the Tor Vergata University of Rome and on the ‘Master in International Business’ at the University Cattolica in Milan.

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