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Carmen advises a wide range of domestic and multinational clients about all aspects of Belgian and EU competition law, including cartel cases, distribution networks, technology transfer agreements, joint ventures, abuse(s) of dominance, and State aid matters. Carmen also represents clients in antitrust cases before the Belgian and European competition authorities and courts. She regularly assists various multinational clients in the setting-up of compliance programmes and training. In merger control cases, Carmen assists clients in obtaining merger control clearance from the Belgian Competition Authority and the European Commission and in the coordination of merger filings in numerous other countries.
Carmen has also developed solid experience in providing advice on a broad range complex contractual matters and the drafting of all types of commercial agreements.
Assessor in the Belgian Competition Authority
Maître de Conférences at the University of Liège (European Competition and IP law)
President of the Ligue Internationale du Droit de la Concurrence (LIDC)
Board member of the Belgian association for the study of competition law (AEDC).
Member of the legal committee of the Belgian Franchising Federation.
Contributor to The Merger Control Review, Eighth Edition, Belgian chapter, Law Business Research Ltd. 2017
Fluent in Dutch, French, English, Italian, Spanish and German.