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Porter Elliott

Brussels, Belgium Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Competition: EU
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Competition: EU - Belgium

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According to clients, Porter Elliott is an "extremely talented, highly skilled lawyer with deep expertise in the area." He acts for clients from the transportation, chemicals and payment services sectors on merger clearance procedures.
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Porter specialises in competition law, with particular experience in merger control proceedings, having advised on more than 100 transactions over the past 20+ years.

During his career, Porter has been involved in some of the most notable deals in the market. His extensive experience includes assisting the Japanese steel industry in its successful opposition to the joint venture between BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto. He also assisted Skype in obtaining the unconditional EU approval of its acquisition by Microsoft. Both cases won GCR Matter of the Year awards. He also acted as co-counsel for Halliburton in the EU merger control filing and review of its proposed $34.6 billion acquisition of Baker Hughes, one of the largest and most complex transactions ever to be subject to an EU merger control proceeding. Recently, he has been involved in Boeing/Embraer, Fincantieri/Chantiers de l'Atlantique and Take-Two/Codemasters.

Porter also regularly counsels clients on matters involving dominant market positions and the analysis of agreements under the EU competition rules.

Career

Joined Van Bael & Bellis in 1997, became a Partner in 2005.

Professional Memberships

State Bar of Georgia. Registered with the Brussels Bar.

Publications

Regularly authors articles and chapters on competition law matters.

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