Matteo Beretta
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Antitrust
Partner
Via San Paolo 7
20121 Milan Italy
Contact
mberetta@cgsh.com
+39 02 7260 8242
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Main Practice Area

Antitrust

Education
  • New York University School of Law LL.M. 1999
  • Université Libre de Bruxelles LL.M. 1992
  • Università degli Studi di Milano J.D. 1991
Biography

Matteo Beretta’s practice primarily focuses on European and Italian antitrust law, a practice area in which he advises numerous major international companies in regard to merger control procedures, and cartel and abuse of dominant position matters.

Matteo joined the firm in 1997, became counsel in 2004, and a partner in 2014. He worked in the Washington office and Brussels office before transferring to the Rome office in 2001. He divides his time between the Milan and Rome offices. 

Publications

  • “Italy” The Dominance and Monopolies Review – Edition 7, 2019
  • Italy chapter in The Dominance and Monopolies Review  1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th Editions, Law Business Research, 2014-2018. (co-authored by Gianluca Faella)
  • Il Sistema del controllo delle concentrazioni in Italia, G. Giappichelli Editore, July 2017. (co-authored by Marco D’Ostuni)
  • Italy chapter in Merger Control, Global Legal Insight, 2011, 2013 (Mario Siragusa co-author)  
  • Italy chapter in Merger Control Worldwide, Cambridge University Press, 1st and 2nd editions  2012 (Mario Siragusa co-author) 
  • Italy chapter in Competition Laws Outside the United States, ABA, 2012 (Mario Siragusa, Matteo Bay co-authors) 
  • “I programmi di clemenza: opportunità e rischi per le imprese”, in Mercati e banche nella crisi: regole di concorrenza e aiuto di stato, 2012 (Luigi Nascimbene co-author)
  • “Competition and Cartel Leniency” in Practical Law Multi-jurisdictional guide 2012; Pratical Law Company, 2012 (Marco D’Ostuni, Patrick Marco Ferrari co-author)
  • “La presunzione di responsabilità delle società madri per le infrazioni alle regole di concorrenza delle proprie controllate”, in  Contratto e impresa/Europa, CEDAM, 2010 (Patrick Marco Ferrari co-author)
  • “I legami personali nel controllo delle concentrazioni”, in Concentrazioni bancarie e tutela della concorrenza, CEDAM, 2007 (Gianluca Faella co-author)
  • “Economia e diritto antitrust”, Carocci, 2006 (Mario Siragusa, Luigi Prosperetti, Matteo Merini co-authors)
  • “Divieto di concentrazione e accordi di IT outsourcing”, in Il Diritto industriale, 2004 (Giulio Cesare Rizza co-author)
  • “La dottrina delle essential facilities nel diritto comunitario ed italiano della concorrenza”, in Contratto e impresa/Europa, CEDAM, 1999 (Mario Siragusa co-author) 
  • “Compensation for Damages for Violation of E.C. Law by Public Authorities: the Italian Legal System” (L’indemnisation du dommage consécutif à la violation du droit communautaire par les autorités publiques: le système juridique - Italie), in La responsabilité des Etats membres dans l’ordre juridique communautaire et au niveau national, edited by Prof. G. Vandersanden, Bruylant, 1997

Events

January 2018

Controllo delle concentrazioni europeo e nazionale: fino a che punto complementari?, Auditorium of Italian Competition Authority

Language Capability

  • Italian (Native)
  • English (Fluent)
  • French (Fluent)
  • Spanish (Rudimentary)

Honors and Distinctions

  • Chambers Europe - Competition/European law: Italy
  • The Legal 500 EMEA - EU and Competition Law
  • Who’s Who Legal - Competition
  • TopLegal 2013 - “Best Italian Competition Law Lawyer of the Year”

Bar Admissions

  • Milan, Italy
Practice Areas
  • Banking and Financial Institutions
  • Energy
  • Italy
  • Media and Advertising
  • Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology
  • Sports
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