AKD expands its EU law, Competition & Regulation practice in Belgium

AKD has strengthened the firm’s EU, Competition & Regulation practice with the addition of Koen Platteau. Koen is an all-round competition lawyer with over 30 years of experience. He brings a significant amount of experience in merger control matters, investigations, competition law litigation, compliance work and State aid. His practice spans a wide variety of sectors including agri-food and life sciences, distribution and technology.  

Managing Partner Carlos Pita Cao: “We are happy to welcome Koen to our firm. His experience will further strengthen and expand our EU, Competition and Regulation practice in Belgium and we are very much looking forward to his contribution to our firm. His appointment deepens our expertise and strengthens our position as a challenger in the Belgian market. We are very glad to have him aboard!”

"Koen has significant expertise and handles the full range of EU and Belgian Competition law matters. He is a valuable addition to our EU, Competition and Regulation practice and is evidence that we are continuing to develop our versatile range of services”, Timothy Speelman, Head of the Brussels office commented. “We are thrilled to welcome him." 

Koen Platteau on joining AKD: “AKD’s Brussels office is on a growth path and I am very pleased to be part of this ambitious team. Its EU, Competition and Regulation practice is well-established and I am looking forward to deepening and expanding it with my focus on EU, national and cross-border competition law”