Gian Diego Pini works for Skadden Arps in Brussels and serves as an adjunct professor of antitrust law at Bocconi University. He specializes in EU, international and Italian antitrust and competition law, including multi-jurisdictional cartel investigations, merger control proceedings, abuse of dominance cases and antitrust litigation. He also advises corporations on the antitrust aspects of joint ventures and cooperation agreements, license, supply and distribution agreements, rebates, compliance programs and damages claims.
Dr. Pini graduated in law with the highest honors from Bocconi University and holds a Ph.D. in IP and Competition Law at the University of Milan. He completed part of his studies at the ESADE University of Barcelona (as a Themis fellow) and at the University of California, Berkeley (as a visiting scholar). He is a qualified lawyer and a member of the Milan and Brussels bars.
Prior to joining Skadden, he worked for several years at an Italian and an American international law firms, and in the financial services unit of the Directorate General for Competition of the European Commission.
He publishes regularly in professional and academic journals.