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WilmerHale

Competition/European Law

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

Stands out for work on EU cartel investigations, including those that are carried out within the context of wider US or global investigations into defendants' conduct. Advises on the notification of acquisitions or joint ventures and represents third parties as interveners in merger clearance cases. Offers competition compliance support to key clients.

Strengths

Clients describe an "excellent team, well positioned to deliver a global antitrust project on time."

Work highlights

Represented Danaher in the EC's Phase I clearance of its acquisition of GE Healthcare.

Notable practitioners

Frédéric Louis is praised by clients for being "available and reactive," as well as for his "client understanding at a business level." He acts on complex merger clearance files, as well as dawn raids and market investigations.

John Ratliff assists multinational clients with merger clearances, acting for both third parties and transacting parties. He also has experience in compliance mandates.

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Overview

WilmerHale has an outstanding reputation in all areas of EU competition law, including major mergers, cartel investigations, Article 102 (abuse of monopoly power) investigations, counseling and related litigation. Our competition work encompasses a wide range of EU, national and international competition issues. We regularly work on matters originating from around the globe and in conjunction with lawyers from our Berlin, Frankfurt, London, Boston, Washington DC, New York and Palo Alto offices.

Competition/European Law

WilmerHale

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Location

Bastion Tower

Place du Champ de Mars / Marsveldplein 5

Brussels

Brussels Capital Region

Belgium

BE-1050

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Belgium

Competition: EU


Frédéric Louis
Band 6
John Ratliff
Band 6