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Competition/European Law

1 ranked lawyersBand 4BelgiumGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Competition law boutique with an especially strong reputation for handling mandates that raise complex issues regarding vertical agreements between manufacturers and distributors. Assists with the design of competition-compliant selective distribution networks, collaborating closely with international law firms to coordinate cross-border mandates. Assists with the private enforcement of Belgian competition rules through domestic courts. Advises on a wide range of Belgian Competition Authority and EC behavioural investigations, further representing clients in appeals against adverse decisions. Particularly sought after by clients from the automotive sector.

Notable practitioners

Frank Wijckmans has a strong reputation for acting before the BCA, advising clients on contested merger notifications. He also has notable experience of European competition law mandates, including issues relating to distribution platforms, pricing policies and cartel investigations.

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Belgium

Competition: EU


Frank Wijckmans
Band 4