Mario Todino has more than 25 years of experience in EU and Italian competition law, including 15 years in governmental roles in Italy and Brussels, as well as the European Court of Justice. Specifically, Mario served the Legal Service and Cabinet of the President of the Italian Competition Authority and the DG Competition of the European Commission in Brussels.
Mario's practice focuses on merger control, cartels, abuses of dominance, state aid matters, and litigation in Brussels and in Italy. In recent years he has represented clients such as FIAT Chrysler, Imerys, ENI, Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, Banca d'Italia, BNL/BNP Paribas, Fondo Strategico Italiano, Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, Hitachi, FCA Bank, and STMicroelectronics.
Mario has handled a number of high-profile mergers with the European Commission and in private practice spanning a variety of industrial sectors such as energy, pharma, medical devices, health care, infrastructure, consumer goods, automotive, banking and insurance, and telecom and media.
He also has extensive experience in cartels and unilateral practices; state aid, particularly in the financial sector; and litigation before the EU courts and the Italian courts (annulment actions and follow-on damages actions).
Mario is coauthor of the textbook La disciplina della concorrenza in Italia. He lectures on EC and domestic competition law and has authored various articles in this area. He is member of the Italian Antitrust Review scientific committee and of the Executive Committee of the Italian Antitrust Association.