Massimo Moretto

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Massimo Moretto


Lawyer at the Venice and Brussels Bars, Massimo Moretto has been dealing with European Union law, competition law and international trade law since 1990. He has extensive experience in competition matters (cartels, mergers, abuse of dominant position, State aid, distribution agreements, private enforcement actions), customs law (tariff classification, refund and remission of duties, tariff quotas), anti-dumping and anti-subsidies, environmental law, food law and health protection, public procurement.

Massimo has gained specific competence in judicial proceedings before the Court of Justice and the General Court of the European Union. A list of the numerous cases he has filed before these courts is available on the website of the Court of Justice at the following link:

Massimo regularly represents his clients also before the European Commission, the Italian authorities (the Competition Authority and the Customs Agency) and the national courts, including those of last instance. He has also acquired specific expertise in various matters of Belgian law, such as commercial and corporate law, commercial real estate law, food law and public procurement.

Areas of activity


  • European Union law
  • European litigation
  • International trade law
  • Competition law (antitrust, merger control and State aid)
  • Customs law
  • Anti-dumping and anti-subsidies law
  • Environmental law
  • Food law and health protection
  • Public procurement

Industrial sectors

  • Steel industry
  • Fashion and Luxury
  • Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences
  • Electronics
  • Transport
  • Agri-food
  • Automotive
Working languages

Italian, French, English and Dutch

Professional association

Venice Bar – Brussels Bar (list of established European lawyers). Admitted before the Italian Supreme Court of Cassation and the other Higher Courts.


Law degree (cum laude ), University of Ferrara (1986); LL.M. in European Law, European Institute of Public Administration, Luxembourg (1994-1995).

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