Gianluca Faella is adjunct professor of Competition and High-Tech Markets at Luiss Guido Carli of Rome, Competition Law and Policy at the University of Siena and Law and Economics at the Federico II University of Naples.

In 2013 he obtained the national scientific qualification as associate professor in Economics, Financial and Agri-food Markets Law and Regulation (12/E3). He is PhD in Law and Economics at Luiss Guido Carli (2005) and Senior Research Fellow at the Law & Economics Lab (Rome).

He was also adjunct professor of Economic and Financial Law (Antitrust and Regulation) at Luiss Guido Carli (A.A. 2015-2016), Intellectual Property at Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna (A.A. 2013-2014), and Competition Law & Economics at Luiss Guido Carli (A.A. 2011-2012), Research Fellow at Luiss Guido Carli from 2008 to 2012, and Research Scholar at the New York Law School in 2005. In 2003 he obtained an LL.M. degree in Competition Law & Economics from the Erasmus Universiteit of Rotterdam.

He is a lawyer at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, resident in the Rome office, and focuses on EU and Italian competition law, State aids, economic regulation, intellectual property, and commercial litigation and arbitration.

He delivered speeches at numerous conferences in Italy and abroad. He authored a book on discount policies of dominant firms and several articles and essays on competition law, intellectual property, unfair competition and civil law.

He is member of ADDE (Associazione dei Docenti di Diritto dell’Economia), of EALE (European Association of Law and Economics), of ISLE (Italian Society of Law and Economics), and of the editorial board of Competition Law and Policy Debate.

Publications:

Books:

1) Politiche di sconti delle imprese dominanti, Giappichelli, Turin, 2012.

Articles:

2) Il nuovo regolamento comunitario sulle intese verticali e le relative Linee direttrici: dal formalismo giuridico all’affermazione (parziale) del ragionamento economico, in Working Papers 2001, edited by CERADI – Osservatorio di proprietà intellettuale, concorrenza e telecomunicazioni, Luiss Edizioni, Rome, 2001.

3) Comments to Cass. July 21, 2003, No. 11322, in Il Foro Italiano, 2004, I, 155, on the compensation of damages caused by loss of chance.

4) Comments to App. Milano July 11, 2003, in Il Foro Italiano, 2004, I, 597, on collective boycott.

5) Comments to Cass. December 19, 2003, No. 19556, in Il Foro Italiano, 2004, I, 718, on the breach of contract defence.

6) Boicottaggio collettivo, risarcimento del danno e tutela giurisdizionale (comments to App. Milano July 11, 2003), in Il Diritto Industriale, 2004, 157.

7) Tutela della concorrenza nel settore postale: remailing ABA ed abuso di posizione dominante (comments to Cons. Stato, sez. VI, October 7, 2003, No. 5928), in Il Foro Italiano, 2004, III, 207.

8) L’illecito antitrust: nesso causale e quantificazione del danno (comments to App. Milano July 11, 2003), in Danno e responsabilità, 2004, 661.

9) Intesa restrittiva della concorrenza in risposta ad una violazione di legge da parte dell’amministrazione (comments to Cons. Stato, sez. VI, November 12, 2003, n. 7243), in Il Foro Italiano, 2004, III, 328.

10) Incompatibilità tra normativa interna e disciplina antitrust comunitaria: gli incerti equilibrismi della Corte di giustizia nel caso CIF (comments to ECJ September 9, 2003, Case C-198/01), in Il Foro Italiano, 2004, IV, 322.

11) Abuse of Patents under EC Competition Law, in Recent Developments in EC Competition Law – A Legal and Economic Analysis, edited by F. GOBBO, Luiss University Press, Rome, 2004, 95.

12) Antitrust e agenzie di viaggio: il caso Fiavet (comments to Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato, decision of October 28, 2004, No. 13698), with G. COLANGELO, in Diritto del turismo, 2005, 41.

13) Vendita sottocosto e slealtà concorrenziale: applicazioni opinabili di una figura in cerca d’autore (comments to Trib. Torino, March 25, 2004), in Giurisprudenza commerciale, 2005, II, 37.

14) La disciplina sulla distribuzione degli autoveicoli e il nuovo corso della politica comunitaria della concorrenza, in Mercato Concorrenza Regole, 2005, 273.

15) Comments to Tar Lazio October 6, 2004, in Il Foro Italiano, 2005, III, 574, on the disapplication of national legislation incompatible with EC competition rules, market sharing agreements and exclusive dealing.

16) Topografie di prodotti a semiconduttori, comments to section VI of the Italian Industrial Property Code, in Commentario al Codice della Proprietà Industriale, edited by G. GHIDINI and F. DE BENEDETTI, Il Sole 24 Ore, Milano, 2006, 231.

17) Le intese verticali, in La Concorrenza, edited by A. FRIGNANI and R. PARDOLESI, Giappichelli, Torino, 2006, 105.

18) Il caso Merck, in Mercato Concorrenza Regole, 2006, 547.

19) Potere cautelare in materia antitrust, rifiuto di licenza e certificati complementari di protezione (comments to T.A.R. Lazio March 7, 2006, No. 1713), in Il Foro Italiano, 2007, III, 89.

20) The Implementation of Competition Rules in the Two Years since Modernization, with M. SIRAGUSA, in Antitrust between EC Law and National Law, 2007, 13.

21) I legami personali nel controllo delle operazioni, with M. BERETTA, in Concentrazioni bancarie e tutela della concorrenza, edited by E. BANI, Cedam, Padova, 2007, 87.

22) Da IMS Health a Merck: misure cautelari e rifiuto di licenza nel diritto antitrust post-modernizzazione (comments to T.A.R. Lazio March 7, 2006, No. 1713), in Giurisprudenza commerciale, 2007, II, 1234.

23) Sconti fidelizzanti e illecito antitrust (comments to ECJ March 15, 2007, Case C-95/04 P), in Il Foro Italiano, 2008, IV, 125.

24) Gli impegni e le misure cautelari, with M. SIRAGUSA and E. GUERRI, in Recenti innovazioni in materia di sanzioni antitrust, edited by F. CINTIOLI-F. DONATI, Giappichelli, Turin, 2008, 41, and on www.giustamm.it.

25) Incentivi alla fedeltà ed esclusione: sconti e premi fidelizzanti, in Mercato Concorrenza Regole, 2008, 117.

26) Il potere cautelare dell’Autorità garante della concorrenza e del mercato, in Giurisprudenza commerciale, 2008, I, 244.

27) The Antitrust Assessment of Loyalty Discounts and Rebates, in Journal of Competition Law & Economics, 2008, 375.

28) La revisione della disciplina delle intese verticali nel settore automobilistico, in Mercato Concorrenza Regole, 2008, 613.

29) Decisioni d’accettazione degli impegni, consent order e consent decree: l’antitrust e i limiti del potere, in Nuovi modelli e tecniche sanzionatorie nel diritto della concorrenza, edited by. FRIGNANI, Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane, Naples, 2009, 825.

30) Foreclosure, Predation and Competition on the Merits: An Analysis of Bundled Discounts, available at http://papers.ssrn.com/abstract=1324607, accepted for publication on the Journal of Competition Law & Economics.

31) Squeezing Price Squeeze under EC Antitrust Law, with R. PARDOLESI, in European Competition Journal, 2010, 255.

32) “Squeezing Price Squeeze”: la compressione dei margini nel diritto antitrust comunitario, with R. PARDOLESI, in Mercato Concorrenza Regole, 2010, 29.

33) L’abuso di posizione dominante (art. 3, L. 10.10.1990, n. 287), with M. SIRAGUSA and E. GUERRI, in Codice commentato della concorrenza e del mercato, edited by A. CATRICALÀ-P. TROIANO, Utet, Turin, 2010, 1088.

34) Above-cost predation: spunti di analisi economica e comparata, in Mercato Concorrenza Regole, 2010, 243.

35) Adelante con juicio: limiti e occasioni perse della nuova esenzione per categoria delle intese verticali, in Mercato Concorrenza Regole, 2011, 29.

36) L’obbligo d’investire nello sviluppo di infrastrutture: note a margine di due storie parallele, with P. MERLINO, in Mercato Concorrenza Regole, 2012, 297.

37) Trends and Problems of the Antitrust of the Future, with M. SIRAGUSA, in Antitrust between EC Law and National Law, edited by E.A. RAFFAELLI, Bruylant, Bruxelles, 2013.

38) Italy, with M. BERETTA, in The Dominance and Monopolies Review, edited by M. DOLMANS, Law Business Research, London, 2013, 153.

39) L’incerto status dei prezzi predatori e degli sconti selettivi nel diritto antitrust europeo, in Mercato Concorrenza Regole, 2013, 267.

40) Vertical Agreements, in Handbook on European Competition Law, edited by D. GERADIN-I. LIANOS, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 2013, 174.

41) Strategic Underinvestment as an Abuse of Dominance under EU Competition Rules, with P. MERLINO, in World Competition, 2013, 513.

42) The efficiency defence in abuse cases: Some reflections on the Italian experience, with A. SCHETTINO, in Concurrences, n. 2-2014, 20.

43) Italy, with M. BERETTA, in The Dominance and Monopolies Review, edited by M. DOLMANS, Law Business Research, London, 2014, 179.

44) Foreclosure della rete per effetto di sub-investimento strategico, with R. PARDOLESI, in Annuario di diritto dell’energia, edited by G. NAPOLITANO-A. ZOPPINI, Il Mulino, Bologna, 2014, 131.

45) I soliti sospetti: storia di liberalizzazioni e abusi, in Mercato Concorrenza Regole, 2014, 283.

46) Italy, with M. BERETTA, in The Dominance and Monopolies Review, edited by M. DOLMANS, Law Business Research, London, 2015, 217.

47) Price parity clauses and online platforms: an introduction, with R. GRASSO, in Competition Law & Policy Debate, 2015, 22.

48) The Efficient Abuse: Reflections on the EU, Italian and UK Experience, in Competition Law & Policy Debate, 2016, 33.

49) Italy, with M. BERETTA, in The Dominance and Monopolies Review, edited by M. Dolmans, Law Business Research, London, 2016, 203.

Other works:

50) Translation of the article by M. CAVE on La regolamentazione delle reti di nuova generazione, in Mercato Concorrenza Regole, 2009, 543.

51) Update of Chapter II (Cartel proceedings) of EU Competition Law, Volume III, Cartel Law, second edition, edited by M. SIRAGUSA and C. RIZZA, Claeys & Casteels, Leuven, 2012.