Italian Supreme Court (Corte di Cassazione), 2021, December 31, No. 41994
Downstream guarantee contracts of anticompetitive agreements declared partially void by the National Antitrust Authority in 2005 are partially void pursuant to Art. 2(3) of Italian antitrust law No 287/1990 and Art. 1419 Civil Code in relation only to the clauses that reproduce those of the anti-competitive scheme, unless a different intention of the parties can be inferred from the contract, or otherwise proved.