Matteo Bay is a partner in Latham & Watkins' Brussels and Milan offices and he is a member of the firm’s global Antitrust & Competition Practice.
His practice focuses primarily on EU and Italian competition law. A former senior clerk (référendaire) at the Court of Justice of the European Union for three years, he also advises clients on other areas of EU law, such as the Internal Market. In his competition and regulatory practice, he regularly represents clients before the European Commission, the Italian Antitrust Authority (IAA), the EU courts in Luxembourg, and the Italian Courts (including private actions for damages before the domestic courts). In his cartel defense work, in particular, Mr. Bay regularly represents large multinationals involved in global cartel investigations. He was actively involved in the first ever settlement case of the European Commission in a cartel matter (the DRAM case).
Besides giving lectures on a variety of issues of competition law in the context of specialization programs offered by various Italian universities (Bologna, Brescia, Milano-La Bicocca, Pisa), Mr. Bay regularly publishes articles about EU and Italian antitrust law.