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Cesare Rizza

Rome, Italy Europe Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Competition/European Law
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Cesare Rizza handles mandates relating to abuse of dominance, merger control, state aid and cartel behaviour. One market source describes him as a "really good lawyer" for antitrust issues and another notes that he is "very good in state aid matters."
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Practice Areas

Italian and EU competition law, including state aid law.

Career

Joined the firm 1992; Counsel 2005; Law degree, with honors, LUISS University of Rome (1988); LLM, University of California at Berkeley (1994). Legal secretary to Advocate-General, later Judge, A. M. La Pergola, EU Court of Justice (1997-2001); State aid law advisor, European Policy Department, Office of the Italian Prime Minister (2007).

Professional Memberships

Siracusa Bar; admitted to practice before the highest court of Italy; Chair, Competition Committee, CCBE.

Publications

“Aiuti di Stato ad Alitalia, ecco perché Bruxelles condannerà Roma - Corriere.it” (Corriere della Sera, April 26, 2021).

“Cartel leniency in Italy: overview” (with Giovanna Ciccioli; Thomson Reuters Practical Law, Dec. 1, 2020).

“L’‘insostenibile leggerezza’ del sindacato giurisdizionale sulle decisioni di politica monetaria della BCE” (with Mario Siragusa, Eurojus, May 26, 2020).

“Covid e Concessioni Aeroportuali, il Caso Italiano,” Il Sole24Ore, August 5, 2020.

“A New Instrument on the Market for the European Commission?,” Il Sole24Ore, May 11, 2020.

Numerous publications on competition and state aid matters; co-editor, co-author , "Cartels and Collusive Behaviour", Claeys & Casteels, 2012.

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