Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton (Brussels)

Mario Siragusa

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton (Brussels)
Lawyer (Senior Counsel)

Mario Siragusa is Senior Counsel at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, based in the Rome and Brussels offices. He focuses on corporate and commercial matters and specializes in EU and Italian competition law as well as 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. He graduated with honors from the Law School of Rome University and received a Diploma of High European Studies from the College of Europe, Bruges, and an LL.M. from Harvard Law School. He is a member of the Commission on Law and Practices Relating to Competition of the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris. Mario joined the firm in 1973, became partner in 1980, and became senior counsel in 2018.

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Andris Rimsa, François-Charles Laprévote, Giuliana D’Andrea, Mario Siragusa, Comino Alessandro The EU Commission proposes a far-reaching regulation to tackle foreign subsidies

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On May 5, 2021, the European Commission (“EC”) proposed a new draft regulation that, if adopted, would introduce sweeping measures aimed at controlling the impact of foreign subsidies on the EU single market (“Proposed Regulation”). The Proposed Regulation reflects the EU’s policy priority to (...)

Mario Siragusa, Giuseppe Scassellati-Sforzolini, Gianluca Faella The EU Court of Justice confirms that Italian deposit guarantee scheme intervention in support of a bank did not constitute State aid (Banca Popolare di Bari)

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On March 2, 2021, in dismissing the appeal brought by the European Commission against the judgment of the EU General Court in the Tercas case, the EU Court of Justice issued a landmark ruling on the standard of proof for the imputability to the State of support measures granted by private (...)

Mario Siragusa, Maurits J. F. M. Dolmans, Paul Gilbert, Romano F. Subiotto The EU Court of Justice clarifies the scope of the regulatory framework for three-party schemes and confirms that individual assessment is needed to determine whether fee caps apply (American Express / HM Treasury)

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In 2015, the EU Interchange Fee Regulation (the “IFR”) introduced price caps on the interchange fees paid between banks for processing credit and debit card payments. These fee caps attempt to address concerns identified in a series of antitrust investigations into Visa and Mastercard through (...)

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Giovanna Massarotto, Tatjana Grote, Damaris Kosack, Helena Quinn, Kate Brand, Stefan Hunt, Mario Siragusa, Fabiana Di Porto, Aurélien Portuese, Riccardo Invernizzi, Heiko Paulheim, Michael Schlechtinger, Thomas Fetzer, Gabriele Volpi Artificial intelligence and competition law

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This special issue offers the antitrust community the opportunity to reflect on how AI is de facto affecting all markets—thus competition law. It shows what competition law can learn from AI and viceversa. The issues discussed in these articles include the adoption of algorithms and (...)

Mário Marques Mendes, Pablo Ibáñez Colomo, Luc Gyselen, Avantika Chowdhury, Mario Siragusa, Alice Setari, Iñigo Igartua Arregui, Miguel Troncoso Ferrer, Nathalie Pétrignet, Vincent Lorieul The VBER and Vertical Guidelines: Revision or Reform? Reflection on critical issues

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While the European Commission is exploring a possible revision of the VBER and of the Vertical Guidelines and assessing the various policy options proposed, this volume aims to reflect on some of the relevant issues and subjects in the VBER, some more controversial than others, but all having (...)

Frédéric Jenny, Christian Ahlborn, Jeremy Bacharach, Christoph Barth, Christian Bovet, Marcel Boyer, Jacques Buhart, Maria Pilar Canedo Arrillaga, Michèle 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

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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 (...)

Bruno Lasserre, François Lévêque, Françoise Benhamou, Frédéric Jenny, Gildas de Muizon, Harry First, Mario Siragusa, Olivier Fréget, Thibaud Simphal Disruptive innovation, law and competition (Paris, 29 January 2016)

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Innovation today is shifting the established positions of a growing number of companies and industries. There is no shortage of qualifiers to underline the power of this phenomenon: drastic innovation, destabilising innovation, disruptive innovation, radical innovation, disruptive innovation. (...)

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