The 2021 Annual Competition Law, which recently came into force, introduces significant amendments to the Italian legislation concerning antitrust and abuse of economic dependence.
With commercial understanding, a multidisciplinary approach and industry knowledge we add value to joint ventures and strategic alliances.
Our corporate lawyers find practical solutions for a broad range of corporate partnering transactions, making sure that underlying commercial agreements meet our clientsʹ objectives. A strong reputation in our core industry sectors means we are regularly retained as lead counsel for complex domestic and cross-border partnerships and alliances.
We help our clients through all stages of joint ventures and strategic alliances from initial stage planning to negotiations and onto operation and exit. By combining our depth of corporate expertise with our strengths across finance, capital markets, tax, employment, competition and regulatory matters, we find the right structure and commercial solutions to protect our clients’ interests.
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The new rules on the procedure for the exercise of special powers: the instrument of pre-notification
Read our latest article analysing the Prime Ministerial Decree No. 133 of 2022, which entered into force on 24 September 2022.
Watson Farley & Williams has advised the founders of energy service provider NWG Power regarding their e-charging joint venture with Shell Recharge Solutions, who have invested in NWG spin-off NWG Charging, which specialises in operating private charging infrastructure.