EU Internal Market
(e-communications, postal services, energy, transport, regulated professions, gambling, IPRs, Directive 98/34/EC)
FratiniVergano has an integrated competition and regulatory department. The firm provides advice on a daily basis and represents clients before the relevant EU and national authorities and courts.
Our experience in this field includes consultancy and interest representation in the EU decision making process; we also assist and advise administrations and individuals on specific issues related to the implementation in Member States.
Our goal is to provide guidance and strategic advice on the constantly evolving EU legal framework in various sectors of business law, including regulated professions, public procurement, intellectual and industrial property, services, gambling, postal services and financial services.
Our lawyers have been dealing with the concrete regulatory and competition issues faced by new entrants in national telecommunications markets, the setting up and the application of new EU rules in the fields of communications, data protection, Internet/e-commerce, entertainment services, postal services, regulatory matters related to ports, maritime, road and intermodal transport.
Our expertise also covers notifications of technical regulations under Directive 98/34/EC and advice on EU funding instruments for R&D (FP7, CIP, AAL) under the new EU rules for 2007-13.