Riccardo Croce

Riccardo is a partner in our Corporate Strategy & Finance (Competition, Trade & EU Regulatory) practice based in the Brussels office. His particular expertise covers EC and national competition, regulatory and intellectual property law. Riccardo is also increasingly involved in EU and trade-related matters. Riccardo's experience in the antitrust field covers a range of markets including information technology, internet, consumer electronics, wireless microprocessors, PCs, new and traditional media, pharmaceuticals, hospitals, steel, chemicals, aerospace, defence, financial services,food and beverages, FMCG, telecoms and utilities. He has assisted multinational corporations in connection with multi-jurisdictional and transatlantic mergers and alliances, exclusive and selective distribution agreements, parallel trade, technology transfers, patent pools, patent disclosures to SDOs and interaction with patent offices, selling and discounting practices, package deals, standard and R&D agreements, as well as cartel work, including compliance and dawn raid programmes. Riccardo also advises on several aspects of EU State aid law, including in relation to the steel, energy, and health care sectors and the IT and telecommunications industries.Riccardo represents his clients within administrative and judicial proceedings before the European Commission, European Courts in Luxembourg, national competition authorities and national courts in the EU and beyond, including in the United States.

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