Giorgio Motta is a partner at Skadden and is based in their Brussels office. He has more than 20 years of experience in EU, Italian and international antitrust merger control and cartel enforcement. Mr. Motta advises clients on antitrust aspects of mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. He has been involved in some of the most high-profile and complex merger control cases in numerous transactions requiring international antitrust merger control approvals, both in Europe and on a worldwide basis, for companies in the energy, telecommunications, financial services, pharmaceutical, consumer goods and many other industries. Mr. Motta also advises clients in state aid, cartels, as well as EU and Italian competition law issues relating to vertical restraints and dominance. He has represented clients in Article 101 investigations in relation to cartels, trade association membership, strategic alliances, distribution arrangements and other vertical agreements, both before the European Commission and the Italian Competition Authority. Mr. Motta has been repeatedly included in Who’s Who Legal: Competition. He also has been recognized by Best Lawyers for his work in Competition/Antitrust and European Union Law. Mr. Motta serves as a non-governmental adviser for the activities of the International Competition Network, as well as a visiting professor at the University of Lille, where he teaches a course on EU Merger Control Law.

2023 Awards

2022 Awards


Nominee, 2019 Antitrust Writing Awards: Business, Procedure

Nominee, 2019 Antitrust Writing Awards: Business, General Antitrust

Nominee, 2018 Antitrust Writing Awards: Business, Procedure

Nominee, 2014 Antitrust Writing Awards: Business, Mergers

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