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Frederic Depoortere

Brussels, Belgium Europe Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
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Frederic Depoortere leads a significant amount of Skadden's most high-profile merger control work. He is picked out by diverse sources as a strong choice to handle the EU aspects of high-value global mergers. "He has years of experience, knows everyone in the Commission and knows how to handle the personalities on massive transactions, and is able to manage the stresses involved," says one interviewee. "He is calm, keeps on top of things and has good ideas," reports another source.
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Frederic Depoortere has more than 20 years of experience in merger control both in the EU and internationally.

In 2021, Mr. Depoortere was named Competition Lawyer of the Year by Benchmark Litigation’s Europe Awards and also was named a Litigation Star for Belgium - Competition/ Antitrust by the same publication. He repeatedly has been selected for inclusion in Cham­bers Global and is highly regarded in Chambers Europe, in which clients describe him as “everything you would want in a lawyer: a very smart, hard-working, good advocate who is respected and liked in Brussels.” He also has been called a “deals guru” in the GCR100. In addition, Mr. Depoortere repeatedly has been named a leading practitioner in his field by The Legal 500 EMEA, International Comparative Legal Guide: Merger Control, The International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers & Economists and Who’s Who Legal: Competition.

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