TRUSTED PARTNER TO LEADING MULTINATIONALS
MasterCard Italian Interchange Fee Case
2016: De Matteis scored a second ground-breaking victory for MasterCard before the Council of State (high court), overturning the 2010 interchange fee decision of the Italian Competition Authority.
2011: De Matteis overturned the 2010 interchange fee decision before the Administrative Court (first instance), securing its first victory for MasterCard.
Other selected antitrust work
2015: De Matteis represented a global luxury goods manufacturer on its Italian selective distribution system.
2014: De Matteis represented GTECH on the EU antitrust aspects of its $6.4 billion acquisition of International Game Technology.
2016: De Matteis is currently advising on the launch of a new person-to-person (P2P) payment service under EU and Italian law. This new service will allow consumers to send and receive money through their mobile phones and online.
2016: De Matteis advises clients on the interpretation and implementation of:
2016: De Matteis counsels clients on issuance, distribution and reloading of prepaid cards, including: cardholder due diligence, card activation, anti-money-laundering (AML) requirements, and transparency at both the Italian and EU level.
2015: De Matteis developed and submitted draft regulations to facilitate e-payments, which were accepted by the Italian Government.
2015: De Matteis advised a US food delivery platform, on EU and Italian law on e-payments as it entered the European market.