Partner, SZA Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz
Silvio Cappellari, LLM is a partner in the competition group of SZA Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz. Based in Brussels, he advises international and German clients on a wide array of competition law issues. A particular focus of his practice is complex merger control cases before the European Commission and the German Federal Cartel Office. Moreover, he has represented clients in international cartel investigations, including in various proceedings before the EU courts. He also regularly advises on abuse of dominance matters and compliance-related issues. Silvio has particular expertise in the energy, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, and transport and logistics sectors. Numerous publications count Silvio among the leading German competition lawyers (inter alia, Chambers, Who’s Who Legal, JUVE, The Legal 500). He is described as a seasoned merger control expert and regularly receives excellent client feedback. Silvio is the author of numerous publications in the area of competition law. He is co-author of the Frankfurter Kommentar, a leading German treatise on competition law (chapters on European and German merger control). Silvio studied law at the University of Göttingen and received an LLM degree from Columbia University School of Law. He joined SZA Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz in 2013 after almost 10 years as a partner at leading US law firms. He is a member of the Brussels and Frankfurt Bars, the American Bar Association and the German Association of Competition Lawyers.