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Emilio De Giorgi



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Emilio De Giorgi



Emilio De Giorgi leads our Italian Antitrust team and has over 20 years’ experience of assisting Italian and multinational companies in behavioural investigations before the Italian Antitrust Authority and the European Commission (including cartels, abuse of dominance position, unfair commercial practices and misleading advertising), obtaining merger clearances at national and European levels and coordinating multi-jurisdictional filings. Emilio also has extensive experience in antitrust regulatory matters and litigation before the Italian courts, particularly in the telecommunications and transport sectors.

Allen & Overy – Studio Legale Associato is outstanding in terms of both skill and client care … very talented Emilio De Giorgi heads the practice.” Legal500 EMEA 2018 (EU and Competition: Italy)

News & insights

Publications: 13 FEBRUARY 2020

China’s antitrust law under review – increased clarity, but more uncertainty

China offered a glimpse of what its antitrust regime may look like in the future by issuing few proposed amendments to the Anti-Monopoly Law for consultation in January 2020.

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Isra vision

News: 10 FEBRUARY 2020

Allen & Overy advises ISRA VISION AG on takeover offer

Allen & Overy is advising Darmstadt-based ISRA VISION AG (ISRA) in connection with the takeover offer that was announced by Swedish company Atlas Copco AB before the start on Monday.  The takeover offer is part of an industrial partnership agreed between ISRA and Atlas Copco and values ISRA at EUR 1.1 billion.

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News: 10 FEBRUARY 2020

Billion-Deal in the cruise business - Allen & Overy forms international cruise giant for TUI

Allen & Overy has advised the listed global tourism group TUI AG (TUI) on one of the largest transactions in the cruise business.

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Publications: 09 OCTOBER 2018

The Italian Antitrust Authority has published the guidelines on compliance programmes

​On October 4 the IAA has adopted the guidelines on how to structure an antitrust compliance programme and its treatment in the context of an antitrust investigation. They make clear that only compliance programme satisfying international best practices will be rewarded. Also considering the increasing level of fines imposed by the IAA and the proliferation of antitrust damages actions which will likely soon be strengthened by a reformed class action currently in course of approval by the Italian parliament, now is the time to implement an effective antitrust compliance programme.

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Admitted to the bar, State of New York, USA, 2010. 

Admitted as avvocato, Italy, 2003.


LL.M., University of Pennsylvania, 2008-2009.

International Trade Law Post-Graduate Course, 1999.

J.D., University of Milan, 1999.

Published work

The Cartel and Leniency Review, Law Business Research, Editor Christine A. Varney, Chapter on Italy, January 2016.

L’implementazione della direttiva danni da parte del legislatore italiano e il difficile obbiettivo di assicurare un level playing field tra ordinamenti nazionali, in L'Applicazione delle Regole di Concorrenza in Italia e nell'Unione Europea. Atti del V Convegno biennale Antitrust. Trento, 16-18 aprile 2015 (with Alberto Toffoletto).

Competition Law in Italy, Part III Administrative Procedure (pp. 219-265) Wolters Kluwer, 2014.

Private Antitrust Litigation – Jurisdictional Comparisons, Sweet & Maxwell, Editor Bernardine Adkins and Sam Beighton, Chapter on Italy, December 2012.

The Merger Control Review 2013, Law Business Research, Editor Ilene Knable Gotts, Chapter on Italy, August 2012.

Diritto dell’Internet - Le vendite on line e la normativa antitrust, Cedam, 2012.