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With one of the largest competition teams in Brussels, Van Bael & Bellis has developed longstanding relationships with clients, who consider us to be their “preferred EU competition law firm”.

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  • The firm has a unique position in the market as one of the only Benelux domestics to compete with the large international practices.

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With 11 partners, 9 counsel and 17 associates, Van Bael & Bellis houses one of the largest and most experienced competition teams in Brussels.

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    • 09/02/2021
    • Newsletters

    VBB on Competition Law, Volume 2021, No. 1

    The January 2021 issue of our newsletter, VBB on Competition Law, which covers major developments in competition law at both the European Union and Member State levels.

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    • 08/01/2021
    • Articles

    German Government prohibits Chinese acquisition under foreign direct investment rules

    On 2 December 2020, the German Government prohibited on public security grounds the sale of the German Institut für Mobil- und Satellitenfunktechnik (“IMST”), a specialist in satellite and communications technologies, to Addsino, a subsidiary of State-owned defence group China Aerospace Science and Industry Corp (“CASIC”). This is only the second time that the German Government has decided to prohibit a transaction on the basis of the Foreign Trade and Payments Ordinance, and is technically the first prohibition to take effect as the first transaction had been abandoned once it became clear that the prohibition was imminent.

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    • 24/12/2020
    • Newsletters

    VBB on Competition Law, Volume 2020, No. 12

    The December 2020 issue of our newsletter, VBB on Competition Law, which covers major developments in competition law at both the European Union and Member State levels.

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