Francesco Anglani


  • Assistance to corporate clients before the European Commission and national authorities
  • Corporate compliance and antitrust advice relating to the various distribution systems in Italy and abroad
  • Representation of clients before European and national courts
  • Assistance to national and international groups in preliminary proceedings for breach of regulations on restrictive practices and abuse of dominant position

Foreign languages: English, French


  • Team leader of the Luxury Focus Team
  • Member of the Shipping and Transport Focus Team
  • Member of the Sports Law Focus Team
  • Member of the board of the Consorzio Nazionale Raccolta e Riciclo Batterie (COBAT)
  • Member of the supervisory body of the Italian football premier league (Lega Calcio Serie A)
  • Member of the Società Unica Abruzzese di Trasporto S.p.A
  • General secretary of the Italian Antitrust Association


  • Made partner in 2015
  • Joined in 2002
  • Seconded to Slaughter and May in London (2007)


  • Speaker at numerous conferences, seminars and courses concerning EU law and competition law

Ranking and Awards

Legalcommunity Awards named Francesco Rising Star Lawyer of the Year in 2016


  • Member of the Italian bar
  • PhD in comparative business and EU law and EU market law
  • LLM from King’s College of London
  • MA in house legal from University of Pescara
  • Law degree from the University of Teramo

Knowledge Sharing

The ECN+ DIRECTIVE: Main features and potential impact on Italy’s legal system

On 4 December 2018, the Council of the European Union approved the ECN + Directive, with the aim of empowering the competition authorities of the Member States to be more effective enforcers and to ensure the proper functioning of the internal market: the ECN+ Directive want t …

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OECD Discussion Draft on Financial Transactions - BonelliErede comments

In the context of the public consultation launched by the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) on 3 July 2018 on the transfer pricing aspects of financial transactions, BonelliErede and Valdani Vicari & Associati provided to the Tax Treaties, Transfer Pricing and Fi …

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BonelliErede fields new Sports Law Focus Team

BonelliErede’s lawyers specialising in sports law have combined their forces to officially establish a dedicated Focus Team. The firm’s path to innovation continues with the formal announcement of a team of professionals from various practices, who have assisted athletes, sports clubs, inve …

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The Luxury Focus Team organises the event “E-commerce of branded products: risks and opportunities for businesses”

BonelliErede’s Luxury Focus Team, in collaboration with INDICAM and Assorologi, hosted the event “E-commerce of branded products: risks and opportunities for businesses” in Milan. The meeting brought together representatives from numerous fashion companies and offered an opportunity to ex …

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Three new awards for BonelliErede at the Legalcommunity Corporate M&A Awards 2017

BonelliErede received three new awards at the 2017 edition of the Legalcommunity Corporate M&A Awards held on 6 July. Following its recent success at the TopLegal Industry Awards, the firm was crowned “Pharma Corporate M&A Firm of the Year” thanks to the achievements of the Healthca …

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