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Provided by Silvio Cappellari

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Silvio Cappellari advises German and international companies on a wide array of competition law issues. A particular focus of his practice lies on complex merger control cases before the European Commission and the German Federal Cartel Office, including numerous Phase 2 proceedings. Moreover, he regularly advises in international cartel investigations and on abuse of dominance matters. In this context, he has repeatedly represented clients before the EU courts, most recently in the Gazprom and Bulgarian Energy Holding matters (Cases T-616/18 and T- 136/19, respectively). Silvio Cappellari has particular expertise in the energy, manufacturing, pharmaceutical and transport/logistics sectors and can draw on a broad network of contacts in the international competition law community.

Career

Always based in Brussels, Silvio Cappellari joined Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz as a partner in 2013 after more than 15 years at various top tier US law firms.

LL.M., Columbia Law School (1998)

Professional Memberships

Member of the American Bar Association and the Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht, a German association of competition lawyers

Publications

Co-author: “Frankfurter Kommentar zum Kartellrecht und zum EU-Kartellrecht“; author of numerous publications on EU and German competition law

Personal

Fluent in German, English, French and Italian.

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Competition: EU - Belgium
F
Foreign expert in Germany

Silvio Cappellari is based in the Brussels office of SZA Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz. He is German law-qualified and has experience in advising on merger control cases, strategic distribution systems and collaboration and licensing agreements. An interviewee enthuses that he is "very efficient in drafting merger filings and liaising with the German merger control authority during the review process."


Competition/European Law: Lawyers Based Abroad - Germany
Expertise based abroad in Germany

Brussels-based Silvio Cappellari is appreciated for his expertise in the full spectrum of competition law, advising on merger control cases, strategic distribution systems and collaboration and licensing agreements. He is particularly well placed to assist with cross-border mandates, especially those involving German clients. One client says: "He knows how to express himself so that everyone can understand him, from bureaucrats in Brussels to his clients and business people."

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Competition: EU

Silvio Cappellari
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Silvio Cappellari
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Foreign expert for Germany

Germany

Competition/European Law

Hans-Joachim Hellmann
3
Hans-Joachim Hellmann
3
Band 3
Competition/European Law: Lawyers Based Abroad

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Silvio Cappellari
Expertise based abroad in Belgium
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Stephanie Birmanns
Expertise based abroad in Belgium
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1
Jochem Reichert
1
Band 1
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4
Oliver Schröder
4
Band 4
Dispute Resolution: Litigation

Michael Molitoris
2
Michael Molitoris
2
Band 2
Thomas Liebscher
5
Thomas Liebscher
5
Band 5
Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Unfair Competition

Thomas Nägele
5
Thomas Nägele
5
Band 5