Gabriele Coppo specialises in EU trade, customs and competition law. He also advises clients on a range of EU internal market and regulatory matters, with particular focus on the automotive sector.
Trade & Customs
Gabriele regularly represents clients (including governments, industry associations, producers and importers) in the framework of EU anti-dumping, anti-subsidy, anti-circumvention as well as safeguard investigations. He further specialises in assisting European companies involved in trade defence investigations initiated by third countries.
In the field of EU customs law, Gabriele handles classification, valuation and origin disputes before the EU authorities (European Commission, OLAF) as well as the Italian customs authority. He regularly appears in customs litigation cases before the EU and Italian courts.
Gabriele advises clients with regard to WTO law and other trade-related matters such as geographical indications, marks of origin, export controls and sanctions.
Gabriele regularly provides advice on a range of competition law matters. He represents clients in cartel investigations and merger filings before the European Commission and the Italian Competition Authority. Moreover, Gabriele assists companies and public authorities involved in State aid investigations. He has broad experience in competition litigation before the Italian and EU courts.
Gabriele’s practice also covers EU internal market and regulatory issues, with particular focus on energy and environmental law.
He regularly assists automotive clients in relation to the EU emissions rules applicable to motor vehicles. Gabriele’s expertise extends to the preparation and handling of internal market complaints regarding the infringement of EU law by Member States.
Italian, English, French
- Chambers Global for Competition/European Law
- University of Brussels (ULB), LL.M. in European Law, magna cum laude, 2008
- University of Strasbourg, Diploma in Comparative Law, 2007
- University of Turin, Master of Laws, 2007
- University of Turin, Bachelor of Laws, 2005
The CAP Under Attack? Last Developments In Trade Defence Cases Targeting European Food Products, Global Trade and Customs Journal, Vol. 13(12).
Aiuti di stato e società di calcio in difficoltà: i recenti casi “Valencia football clubs” e “Dutch football clubs”, Rivista di Diritto ed Economia dello Sport, Vol. XII(3).
L'applicazione della direttiva servizi in Europa. Strutture di governance in Francia, Regno Unito e Germania, contribution to the book "La regolazione intelligente. Un bilancio critico delle liberalizzazioni italiane".
Contractual Stability and EU Competition Law, European Sports Law and Policy Bulletin, 1/2011.
Article 82 CE et refus de licence des droits de propriété intellectuelle: nouvelles perspectives après l’arrêt Microsoft, Revue du Droit de l’Union Européenne, No 4/2008.
Contributor to Il Diritto della Concorrenza nella Comunità Europea, Van Bael & Bellis (2009).