Competition law


European Commission Proposal on Foreign Subsidies: Towards a Globalization of EU State Aid Control?

European Commission Proposal on Foreign Subsidies: Towards a Globalization of EU State Aid Control?
19/05/2021

On May 5, 2021, the European Commission unveiled a proposal for a Regulation “on foreign subsidies distorting the internal market.” This legislative initiative is aimed at remedying potential distortions of competition  in the EU

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After Lundbeck: Is the “pay for delay” debate over?

After Lundbeck: Is the “pay for delay” debate over?
10/05/2021

The wheels of justice may turn slowly, but their grind is relentless. In 2013, the European Commission fined Lundbeck and several generic pharma companies EUR 146 million in respect of anti-competitive agreements inked in 2002.

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The creation of loco-regional hospital networks exempt from the Belgian competition law rules on merger control

The creation of loco-regional hospital networks exempt from the Belgian competition law rules on merger control
07/05/2021

The new Belgian Act of 29 March 2021 explicitly and generally exempts operations creating loco-regional hospital networks from the notification obligation to the Belgian Competition Authority (BCA) 

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Mr. Peter Wytinck

Openbaarmaking en bedrijfsgeheimen, waar ligt de grens?
30/04/2021

De Voorzitter van de Ondernemingsrechtbank te Brussel, zetelend zoals in kortgeding, heeft geoordeeld dat de openbaarmaking van een geheim productieproces door een ex-werknemer aan een concurrerende onderneming

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Private damages actions – secure your position

Private damages actions – secure your position
01/04/2021

Due to having worked at home so much, you forget your badge when you go to the office for the first time in months. Fortunately, the security guard remembers you and lets you into the building.

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Priorities of the Belgian Competition Authority for 2021

Priorities of the Belgian Competition Authority for 2021
18/03/2021

On 10 March 2021, the Belgian Competition Authority issued its annual communication setting out its policy priorities for the current year.

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Google closes its acquisition of Fitbit following European Commission conditional clearance

Google closes its acquisition of Fitbit following European Commission conditional clearance
30/01/2021

Earlier this month Google closed its acquisition of Fitbit, following an in-depth investigation by the European Commission resulting in conditional clearance late in 2020.

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Ms. Carmen Verdonck

Dawn raid’s illegality does not automatically void the subsequent request for information
13/01/2021

Brussels Markets Courts confirms two-step test for determining the effects of a dawn raid’s illegality.

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Mr. Peter Wytinck

Overzicht van EU-BE juridische ontwikkelingen
29/12/2020

U vindt hieronder een overzicht van recente juridische ontwikkeling op Europees en Belgisch niveau.

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The effect of the B2B law on your general terms and conditions

The effect of the B2B law on your general terms and conditions
24/12/2020

The B2B law inevitably has an important effect on the general terms and conditions of your agreements. In this section of our practical guide we explain why. You will find out how important it is to review your general terms 

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