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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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    • 20/02/2019
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    Fabrizio Di Gianni speaks at workshop on recent definitive safeguards in the steel sector

    On 20 February 2019, Van Bael & Bellis partner Fabrizio Di Gianni spoke on recent definitive safeguard measures in the steel sector at a workshop organized by Assofermet, the Italian national association of companies operating in the steel sector, and held in Milan. Riccardo Benso, President of Assofermet, and Tommaso Sandrini, President of Assofermet Acciai, also participated in the workshop. Further information on the workshop is available by clicking on the pdf below.

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    • 13/02/2019
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    Thibaut D’hulst and Darach Connolly quoted by Politico on the recent German Bundeskartellampt decision on Facebook

    Van Bael & Bellis counsel Thibaut D’hulst and associate Darach Connolly were quoted by Politico on the recent Facebook decision by the German competition authority – the Bundeskartellampt – which links data protection and competition law in a novel decision.

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    • 11/02/2019
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    Johan Van Acker nominated by GCR for competition lawyer of the year under 40

    Van Bael & Bellis partner Johan Van Acker has been nominated for a Global Competition Review (GCR) Award in the category of “Competition Lawyer of the Year – Under 40”. Johan Van Acker is one of eight nominees worldwide singled out by GCR as a “competition lawyer under the age of 40 whose superior technical skill, practical judgement and excellence in client service in 2018 demonstrate that he or she is among the very best in the field”. Voting for the GCR awards is now open (for GCR subscribers) until midnight, 22 February 2019 at the following link.

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  • The lawyers have a top-notch understanding of EU competition law and a practical approach.

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  • The service provided is comparable to the magic circle firms.

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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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  • Van Bael & Bellis ‘certainly stands up to its excellent reputation’ in the competition field, and is ‘always quick to respond to queries’.

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    • 19/02/2019
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    VBB on Belgian Business Law, Volume 2019, No. 01

    The January 2019 issue of our Belgian Business Law newsletter reporting on the latest developments in a range of areas, including competition, data protection, intellectual property and labour law. Please click below to read the issue.

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    • 22/01/2019
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    VBB on Competition Law, Volume 2019, No. 01

    The January 2019 issue of our newsletter, VBB on Competition Law, which covers major developments in competition law at both the European Union and Member State levels.  Click below to view and download the issue.

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    • 26/12/2018
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    VBB on Competition Law, Volume 2018, No. 12

    The December 2018 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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