Francesco Carloni

K&L Gates (Brussels)
Lawyer (Partner)

Francesco Carloni is a partner in the firm’s Brussels and Milan offices where he is a member of the antitrust, competition & trade regulation practice group. As a European and Italian competition law practitioner, Francesco’s experience primarily lies in the field of merger control, abuse of dominant position, restrictive practices and agreements, EU sector inquiries and state aid. He offers compliance training and develops customised compliance programs adapted to clients’ specific risk profiles. His experience has involved advising leading corporations in a variety of sectors including IT, digital maps, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, fashion, energy, aviation, chemicals, liner shipping, food, dairy and automotive industries. A New York and Italian-qualified lawyer, Francesco graduated from the University of Rome “La Sapienza” and received two LLMs from the College of Europe, Bruges, and Georgetown University Law Center, where he was a Fulbright scholar. He is also the author of several articles on antitrust law and often participates as a speaker at conferences and seminars on European and Italian competition law.


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Michael Murphy, Ayman Guirguis, Christopher Finnerty, Francesco Carloni, Gabriela R. Da Costa, Michal Kocon, Neil A. Baylis The EU Commission fines four electronic manufacturers for fixing minimum resale prices for online retailers (Asus / Denon & Marantz / Philips / Pioneer)


This article has been nominated for the 2019 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. On 24 July 2018, in four separate decisions, the European Commission (“Commission”) levied fines totalling EUR 111 million on four well-known manufacturers of (...)

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