Riccardo Falconi is Legal Director at Uber where is in charge of Western and Southern Europe as well as EU Legal Affairs and Competition/Antitrust matters for EMEA. He and his teams notably provide and coordinate high-level strategic legal advice on product launches, commercial development, litigation and regulatory matters. As part of its EU Legal Affairs mandate, his teams also cover for EU-level litigation and regulatory engagement with both EU based and supra-national authorities. Riccardo also leads antitrust and competition legal matters for Uber across EMEA.
Prior to joining Uber Riccardo spent five years in Paris as Senior Legal & Regulatory Counsel for Euronext where he also contributed to the successful pin-off from the NYSE (then ICE) group and its eventual IPO in 2014. Before working with Euronext, he co-founded an entrepreneurial venture in New Zealand and spent four prior years as a corporate associate in the international law firm Linklaters in Luxembourg, where he notably gained premium experience in private equity buy-out and cross-border M&A.
Riccardo studied law at Université Paris 2, Panthéon-Assas, and completed an LL.M. in corporate and capital markets law at New York University. Riccardo has been admitted to practice in New York, Paris and Luxembourg. He speaks French, Italian and English.