Francesco Carloni K&L Gates K&L Gates


Francesco Carloni is a partner in K&L Gates’ Brussels and Milan offices where he is a member of the antitrust, competition & trade regulation practice group. Francesco Carloni has extensive experience in notifying mergers and joint ventures with the European Commission and national competition authorities in Europe, coordinating the notification of international transactions globally, and advising on all aspects of antitrust law, including vertical agreements, anti-cartel enforcement, collaborative arrangements, unilateral conduct, e-commerce, EU sector inquiries, public consultations, and state aid. He offers compliance training and develops customized compliance programs adapted to clients’ specific risk profiles. He has extensive experience in the fashion and luxury sector where he represents a number of the most iconic brands globally. He advises leading corporations in a variety of sectors including fashion and luxury, pharmaceutical, IT, digital maps, telecommunications, 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.

2023 Awards


Nominee, 2019 Antitrust Writing Awards: Business, Cross-Border Issues

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