Region: Belgium

Shoosmiths opens in Brussels

Kiran Desai has left Ernst & Young to head the antitrust team at Shoosmiths’ newly-opened Brussels office.

11 January 2022

Community round-up: Hogan Lovells promotes and Fried Frank opens new office in Brussels

Hogan Lovells has announced partner and counsel promotions, while Fried Frank has opened a new office in Brussels.

06 January 2022

Nordlander leaves Sidley for A&O

Kristina Nordlander has stepped down as co-chair of Sidley Austin’s antitrust group after 16 years with the firm to join the partnership at Allen & Overy.

04 January 2022

Belgium

Featured in GCR 100 2022

The Belgian Competition Authority’s slow-moving investigations have taken more of a back seat in recent years as the competition bar dedicates itself to plenty of appeals and cross-border matters.

10 December 2021

Belgian court voids RPM decision

Belgium’s Market Court has annulled the national competition enforcer’s resale price maintenance decision against Caudalie because the authority fined the skincare company while also accepting remedies it proposed in a bid to settle the probe.

07 December 2021

Oxera strengthens in Europe

Oxera has appointed two economists to its partnership – hiring Hélène Bourguignon from MAPP-KPMG in France and promoting Stéphane Dewulf in Brussels.

03 November 2021

Cleary Gottlieb strengthens in Europe with promotions

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton has promoted two associates to the partnership in London and Cologne, as well as a lawyer to counsel in Brussels.

27 October 2021

EU watchdog upholds dawn raid surge promise

The European Commission has raided the Belgian offices of animal pharmaceutical manufacturer Zoetis, days after EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager warned of multiple planned inspections in the coming months.

25 October 2021

White & Case and Covington & Burling promote in Europe

White & Case has promoted Lars Petersen to partner in Germany, while Covington & Burling has promoted Melissa Van Schoorisse and Katherine Kingsbury to of counsel and special counsel.

12 October 2021

Belgium ignites cigarette information exchange allegations

The Belgian Competition Authority has followed enforcers in Spain, the Netherlands and Ukraine in accusing four major cigarette companies of discussing the future prices of their cigarettes.

04 October 2021

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