Carlo Emanuele Rossi is a partner in Carnelutti Studio Legale Associato. He is a member of the firm's corporate and M&A department, where his practice focuses on corporate, M&A and competition law.
He advises national and international corporations on corporate and M&A matters, including due diligence procedures, mergers, acquisitions, business purchase and business leasing transactions, joint ventures, private equity investments, restructuring, winding-up procedures, IPOs, shareholders' agreements, corporate governance and corporate litigation.
Carlo Emanuele specialises in the antitrust and competition law aspects of agreements and concerted practices, cartels, market dominance, merger control and state aids. He assists corporations before the Italian Competition Authority, the Italian appellate Courts and the EU Commission and Courts in cases of alleged cartels, abuse of dominant position and state aids.
Carlo Emanuele has a wealth of experience in franchise, distribution and agency agreements and has advised several international corporations in introducing and implementing distribution systems in Italy, as well as domestic companies in expanding their business worldwide. He is experienced also in the renewable energy market, particularly in assisting clients on the regulatory requirements and commercial practices related to bio-fuels.
Carlo Emanuele is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences and has written extensively on topics within his areas of practice.
He is recognised as a leading franchising lawyer by the International Who's Who of Business Lawyers and he has been named among Italy's top antitrust and merger and acquisition lawyers by Best Lawyers 2012-2016. He is also ranked in TopLegal as a competition lawyer.
Carlo Emanuele is a member of IBA, ABA, Italian Franchising Association and honorary member of CILS, the Center of International Legal Studies.
He is fluent in English, in addition to his native Italian.