Claudio Biscaretti di Ruffìa

Claudio Biscaretti di Ruffìa

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Professor Claudio Biscaretti di Ruffia focuses on international litigation issues, and routinely represents major clients and institutions in proceedings relating to antitrust, state aid, and international trade law before the Italian courts, the European Commission, the European General Court, and the European Court of Justice. Professor Biscaretti draws legal opinions and advises clients on European Commercial Law, agricultural law of the European Union, and conflict of laws.

Claudio deals with commercial and international contracts in sectors including pharmaceuticals, electrical goods, sportwear and agriculture. He has also been involved in numerous M&A deals related to these sectors.

Concentrations

  • International litigation
  • European commercial law
  • Agricultural law of the European Union
  • Conflict of laws
  • Commercial and international contracts
  • Corporate and M&A

取扱分野

実績紹介

  • Represented an Italian chemical company in a case before the General Court and the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in the antitrust sector.°
  • Involved in the defense of several major Italian banks before the ECJ with respect to the validity of an Italian law deemed to be an illegal State aid.°
  • Represented an association of sugar beet growers before the Italian Antitrust Authority and the Italian administrative courts.°
  • Represented a Polish company active in the construction sector before the Florence court in some urgent proceedings.°
  • Represented a swiss bank in some cases before the Court of Milan.°
  • Represents an Italian pharmaceutical company before the Court of Appeal of Milan in an environmental case.°
  • Represents an Italian pharmaceutical company in a case concerning a breach of contract before the Court of Geneva (Switzerland).°
  • Represents an Italian tech company before the Court of Appeal of Milan in a case concerning a breach of contract.°
  • Represents an American accordion manufacturer in a case concerning the enforcement in Italy of a U.S. judgment and in some other cases before the Court of Appeal of Bologna and the Court of Ancona.°
  • Assisted an Italian Fashion company in a case concerning the application of EU rules to tax matters before the Court of Cassazione.°
  • Assists an Italian pharmaceutical company in some breach of contract cases before the Courts of Algeria and Iraq.°
  • Represented a French International Group in the acquisition of an Italian company, in the electrical equipment sector.°
  • Represented one of the Italian best known sportwear companies in its sale to a Chinese company.°
  • Represented an Italian holding company in the sale to another Italian group of a subsidiary, active in the diagnostics sector.°
  • Provided a legal opinion at the request of an English insurance broker on the consequences of Brexit.°
  • Provided a legal opinion at the request of an Italian company in the media sector regarding international treaties of judicial assistance.°
  • Provided a legal opinion in corporate matters at the request of an Italian company active in the oil refining sector.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Biscaretti prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig Santa Maria, an affiliate of Greenberg Traurig, P.A. and Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Associate Professor, EU Commercial Law and International Law, Bicocca University of Milano, 1996-Present
  • Lecturer, EU Commercial Law, L. Bocconi University of Milan, 1993-1997
  • Associate Professor, EU Law, University of Pavia, 1986-1996

受賞歴・所属団体

  • 2006-2013 he is classified in the International Directory Legal Experts in the category “Corporate and M&A”
  • In 2013 he is classified “Experienced Advisor” in the International Legal Directory Legal 500, in the category “Dispute Resolution”
  • In 2015 Listed, in the International Directory Legal 500 in the category “Dispute Resolution”
  • In 2017 Listed, in the International Directory Legal 500 in the category “International Law and Arbitration”
  • Member, Milan Bar Association, 1979
  • Member, Italian Association of International Law (SIDI), 2008
  • Member, Italian Association of EU Law (AIDUE), 2018
  • Member, “Centro Studi di Diritto Europeo armi e munizioni,” 2019
  • President, “Federazione nazionale della Proprietà Fodiaria,” 2019

学歴・資格・言語

学歴
  • J.D., summa cum laude, University of Milan, 1974
    • Assistant Professor, 1978
    • Associate Professor, 1996
弁護士資格
  • Italy (admitted to Supreme Court)
  • International and European Courts

言語
  • 英語, Conversational
  • Italian, Native
  • French, Fluent