Provided by Silvio Cappellari
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.
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)
Member of the American Bar Association and the Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht, a German association of competition lawyers
Co-author: “Frankfurter Kommentar zum Kartellrecht und zum EU-Kartellrecht“; author of numerous publications on EU and German competition law
Fluent in German, English, French and Italian.
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."
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."