Having graduated from
The University of Rome on July 1990 with Honours in Law, Diego Vaiano set about
furthering his knowledge and became soon one of the leading lawyers in Italy in regulatory
and administrative law. Over seven
years later, in December 2001, he was authorised to practice in the nation’s
highest courts, including the Constitutional Court, Supreme Court of Cassation,
and the Council of State.
He has been
full professor in administrative and public law at the Università degli Studi
of La Tuscia — Viterbo since 1 October 2002, at the age of 34.
Vaiano is considered unique for his specialization, in-depth knowledge and
extensive expertise in pharmaceutical law, healthcare and life sciences matters.
He has been awarded as best Life Sciences lawyer in Italy from the foremost
Italian and international specialized publications.
Vaiano and his Firm (Studio Legale Vaiano Cataldo) mainly provide assistance to
multinational corporations before the Italian Administrative Courts and
represented the major worldwide pharmaceutical and biomedical companies in the most
difficult and important litigations of recent years, among which those related
to the pay back charged on pharma
companies for the exceeding of the hospital and retail expenditure annual cap.
He has been also involved in major negotiations with AIFA and EMA.
Legale Vaiano - Cataldo main area of practice is administrative law, with a
particular focus on pharmaceutical law and public procurements, negotiation of
price and reimbursement conditions of medicines, pharmacovigilance, promotional