Elio Maciariello’s practice primarily focuses on EU and Italian competition law.

Elio advises clients in the framework of merger control procedures, and cartel and abuse of dominant position issues. He also has experience in the broader field of European Union law and represents clients in national commercial litigation, and in proceedings before Italian Administrative Courts as well as the Italian Antitrust Authority and the European Commission.

Elio joined the firm in 2020. Prior to joining the firm he worked as an intern at the Tribunal of Bologna, assisting the President of the Section specialized in corporate matters.


Investimenti esteri diretti: più controlli, armonizzazione e coordinamento nella proposta di un nuovo Regolamento UE,” Il Sole 24 Ore – Norme e Tributi, May 15, 2024.

Chip, come rafforzare la sicurezza degli approvvigionamenti,” Milano Finanza, April 24, 2024.

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Investigations Into the European Fuel Market Continue: The ICA Launches an Inquiry Into the Italian Fuel Market,” February 3, 2023.

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A Completed Merger Cannot Be Considered as Part of an Abusive Strategy in the Framework of a Later Article 102 Decision” Cleary Antitrust Watch blog, April 6, 2022.

New EU Guidelines for Horizontal Agreements: A Changing Climate for Sustainability Cooperation?Oxford Business Law Blog, March 23, 2022.

EU Agencies and the Issue of Delegation: Conferral, Implied Powers and the State of Exception, European Papers, Vol. 4, 2019, No 3, рp. 723-751.

La responsabilità da rating: analisi dell’articolo 35-bis del Regolamento (СЕ) 1060/2009, in Banca Impresa Società, Il Mulino, Bologna, 1_2018.