Mario Siragusa is a partner based in the Rome office and spends a substantial part of his time in the Brussels office.
Mario Siragusa focuses on corporate and commercial matters and he specializes in EU and Italian competition law and complex commercial litigation. He appears frequently before the European Court of Justice, the General Court of the European Union, the Directorate General for Competition of the European Commission, as well as the Italian Antitrust Authority and Italian civil and administrative courts. He lectures regularly at conferences throughout the United States and Europe and has published numerous articles in U.S. and European legal journals. He is a professor at the College of Europe in Bruges and lectures at the Catholic University in Milan.
Mr. Siragusa’s most recent publications include: “Italian Merger Control Law” in Merger Control Worldwide
, Cambridge University Press, 2011 (forthcoming); the Italian chapter in Competition Laws Outside the United States
(Second Edition, 2011), ABA; “I mercati rilevanti dei prodotti e servizi e la regolazione ex ante”, F. Bassan (ed.), Diritto delle comunicazioni elettroniche: Telecomunicazioni e televisione dopo la terza riforma comunitaria del 2009
, 2010; the Italy chapter in Anti-Cartel Enforcement Worldwide
, M. Dabbah (ed.), Cambridge University Press, 2009); “Legge 10 ottobre 1990 n. 287. Norme per la tutela della concorrenza e del mercato – Art. 3”, Codice Ipertestuale della concorrenza e del mercato
, Kluwer, 2009; “La responsabilità civile in materia antitrust (art. 33, comma 2, L. 10.10.1190 n. 287)”, Codice Ipertestuale della Responsabilità Civile
, Kluwer, 2008; “Immunity from Fines and Fine Reductions for Companies that Offer to Co-Operate in the Investigation of Cartel Infringements”, M. Siragusa-C. Rizza (eds.), 3 EU competition law: Cartel Law
, Claeys & Casteels, 2007; “Economia e Diritto Antitrust
”, Carocci, 2006.
Mr. Siragusa is recognised as a “star performer” in Competition/European Law by Chambers Europe
and a leading professional in EU, regulatory and competition law by The Legal 500 EMEA
. He is recognised as a leading lawyer in TMT: Telecommunications by Chambers Europe
Mr. Siragusa joined the firm in 1973 and became partner in 1980. He graduated with honors from the Law School of Rome University in 1970 and received a Diploma of High European Studies from the College of Europe, Bruges, in 1971. He received an LL.M. degree from Harvard Law School in 1972.
Mr. Siragusa is a member of the Commission on Law and Practices Relating to Competition of the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris. He is also a member of the Rome Bar. He is a native Italian speaker and is fluent in English and French.