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Jones Day

Competition/European Law

5 ranked lawyersBand 3BelgiumEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Highly regarded for work either notifying M&A transactions to the EU or objecting to proposed mergers on behalf of third-party interveners. Works with colleagues across the USA and other jurisdictions to handle merger mandates for US-headquartered companies in the pharmaceutical and transportation sectors. Brussels-based individuals qualified in different EU member states often assist with merger control or behavioural investigations carried out by national competition regulators in Italy, Germany or Belgium. Represents clients from the telecommunications sector in behavioural matters and competition damages actions. Also advises on state aid matters in the financial sector.

Strengths

One client enthuses that the lawyers are "very efficient and pragmatic," and adds that "they remain composed in all circumstances."

Another notes that "the lawyers are always very precise in their answers," and appreciates that they "take their time to uncover everything" in cases.

Work highlights

Assisted NVIDIA with the multinational merger clearance procedures related to its acquisition of Mellanox Technologies.

Notable practitioners

Alexandre Verheyden advises clients on complex merger clearances, as well as joint venture agreements and antitrust investigations.

Bernard Amory advises a host of blue-chip clients on complex and disputed merger clearance procedures, antitrust investigations and complaints to the EC. He has substantial experience acting for clients in the telecommunications and transportation industries.

Italian-qualified Mario Todino is a clear choice for Italian clients, representing them in competition-related litigation before the ECJ.

Philipp Werner advises clients on antitrust investigations and also represents them in damages claims. Additionally he has experience in merger clearance procedures. Werner is admitted in both Germany and Belgium and also assists clients before the German competition authorities.

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Competition/European Law

Jones Day

firm
Location

Rue de la Régence 4

Regentschapstraat

Brussels

Brussels Capital Region

Belgium

B-1000

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Belgium

Competition: Domestic


Alexandre G Verheyden
Band 4

Competition: EU


Alexandre G Verheyden
Band 4
Bernard E Amory
Band 2
Mario Todino
Band 6
Philipp Werner
Band 6