Ariti Skarpa

Ariti Skarpa

Managing Associate, Linklaters LLP
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Ariti Skarpa is a managing associate in Linklaters’ global competition practice, based in Brussels.

Ariti advises on the full range of competition matters. Her practice focuses on global merger control proceedings and complex cases of cartel and abuse of dominance investigations. Ariti has developed substantial experience defending proposed and consummated mergers before the European Commission and national competition authorities around the world. She has handled large and cross-border merger investigations that require clearances in multiple jurisdictions and include the negotiation of divestitures.

A significant portion of her work also covers antitrust compliance matters, as well as advising on critical antitrust risk issues related to information sharing and distribution strategies.

Clients she has assisted include banks, institutions and multinational corporates operating in a broad spectrum of industries, such as healthcare, telecommunications, energy, oil and gas, industrial products and consumer goods. Ariti recently represented Linde AG on its US$73 billion global merger of equals with Praxair Inc, and Novartis on its transformative transactions to acquire GlaxoSmithKline’s global oncology business and sell its global vaccines business.

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