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Michele Carpagnano

Trento University, Dentons (Milan), Dentons (Rome)
Partner / Lecturer

Michele Carpagnano is partner at Dentons and the head of the Italian competition and antitrust practice. He was previously associate at Gianni Origoni Grippo Cappelli partners. He holds a teaching position in Competition Law at University of Trento, Faculty of Law and is Co-Director of the Osservatorio Permanente sull’Applicazione delle regole di Concorrenza, a Trento University Research Center. He holds a Degree in Law from Trento University (2003) and a PhD cum laude in EU and Private Comparative Law from the University of Trento and the Autonoma University of Madrid (2008). Michele Carpagnano has been involved in several cases before the Italian Competition Authority in cases concerning anticompetitive conducts, including appeals before administrative courts (public enforcement). He has been involved in several cases and class actions before domestic courts concerning antitrust infringements (private enforcement). He gained a wide experience in environment and food sectors as well as consumer protection laws Michele is author of several articles on competition and antitrust law. He has been admitted to practice law in Italy. He speaks Italian, English and Spanish.

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Frédéric Jenny, Christian Ahlborn, Jeremy Bacharach, Christoph Barth, Christian Bovet, Marcel Boyer, Jacques Buhart, Maria Pilar Canedo Arrillaga, Michele Carpagnano, Daniel A. Crane, Aymeric De Moncuit, Valentine Delaloye, Jacques Derenne, David-Julien dos Santos Goncalves, David Gabathuler, Mark Griffiths, Leigh Hancher, David Henry, Pierre Horna, David Kupka, Siún O’Keeffe, Christian Ritz, Giulio Cesare Rizza, Matthias Schlau, Mario Siragusa, Anastasia Usova, Faustine Viala, Masako Wakui Competition law and health crisis


The unexpected shock provoked by the Covid-19 crisis and the measures taken to limit the spread of the pandemic have affected the functioning of many markets. Throughout the world, competition authorities which, in the last decade, had been enforcing their laws in the context of steady economic (...)

Agisilaos Karpetas, Assimakis Komninos, Frédéric Jenny, Knut Fournier, Michele Carpagnano The recovery of antitrust harms in foreign legal systems (Antitrust damages actions in France and in Europe : Current situation and upcoming changements, Paris, 13 May 2014)


The first roundtable of the conference held in Paris, the 13th May 2014 on the recovery of antitrust harm was dedicated to the antitrust harm in foreign legal systems. Michele CARPAGNANO Professor, University of Trento Co-Director, Osservatorio Antitrust Knut PROVIDER Research Associate, (...)

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