Provided by Olivier Billard
Olivier Billard, Partner, is a member of the Competition and EU Law team.
He represents French and international companies before French and European regulatory authorities and courts, with a particular focus on merger control, state aid, antitrust litigation (cartels, abuse of dominant position) and private damages claims.
His experience spans a wide variety of sectors, including retail, financial services, energy, transport, heavy industries, pharmaceuticals, food, consumer goods, electronics, luxury goods, sport, media and entertainment.
He also has recognized expertise in distribution networks, in particular selective distribution of luxury and high-tech products.
Prior to joining Bredin Prat in 2001, he had practised for several years at well-known firms in Paris and Brussels.
Olivier Billard is one of the foremost specialists in merger control filings in the market, frequently representing major national and multinational clients. He also acts on antitrust proceedings and anti-competitive practices.