Giuditta Caldini is an associate in the Brussels office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm's Global Antitrust & Competition Practice.

Ms. Caldini represents clients in complex cases involving all areas of EU competition law, including abuse of dominance, restrictive practices, and merger control. She assists clients with obtaining merger clearances for their strategic transactions across the globe, acts for defendants and plaintiffs in connection with complex antitrust investigations and related court proceedings, and advises on key antitrust policy issues.

Ms. Caldini represents companies active in a wide range of sectors, with a focus on technology, digital, and regulated industries such as life sciences and telecoms. Ms. Caldini has extensive experience handling cases involving the intersection of competition law and IP law, including SEP licensing issues.

Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Caldini worked as an associate at another global law firm in Brussels.

Merger control

Ms. Caldini’s experience includes securing merger clearances for a wide range of complex transactions. A selection of her matters includes representing:

  • Siemens Healthineers in its US$16.4 billion acquisition of Varian
  • Mellanox in its US$6.9 billion acquisition by NVIDIA
  • Microsoft in its US$7.5 billion acquisition of GitHub
  • Deutsche Telekom in its acquisition of Tele2 Dutch mobile operations*
  • Teliasonera in the contemplated joint-venture with Telenor for their Danish mobile operations*

Antitrust

Ms. Caldini has guided multiple companies through antitrust investigations in the EU and other jurisdictions and also regularly advises clients on behavioural aspects of their business conduct. A selection of her matters includes advising:

  •  A major automotive supplier in disputes (and related EC investigation) against SEP owners concerning the licensing of SEPs for connected vehicles
  • Different companies in antitrust compliance matters

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • Brussels Bar - A List
  • England and Wales (Solicitor)
  • New York

Education

  • LL.M., College of Europe, Bruges, 2013
  • LL.B., King's College London, 2012

Languages Spoken

  • Italian
  • English
  • French