Overview

Andreas Reindl focuses on European competition law. In particular, he has significant experience advising clients in the energy, transport, pharmaceutical, high-tech and other sectors on the full range of EU competition law issues. 

He has worked on high profile merger investigations initiated by the European Commission and national competition authorities, including the German Federal Cartel Office (Bundeskartellamt). 

Andreas has represented several clients in abuse of dominance investigations. He also advises companies holding a dominant market position on how to avoid abusive behaviour (such as through pricing and rebate policies). 

Andreas has broad experience advising clients on online distribution, licensing, and other collaboration agreements. He also prepares compliance programmes and assists companies with their implementation.

Andreas previously served as Director of the Fordham Competition Law Institute at Fordham Law School, New York, and as a Principal Administrator at the OECD's Competition Division. Prior to joining the OECD, Andreas worked for several years for a major international law firm in Brussels and Washington, DC. 

Languages

German, English, Swedish, French 

Education

  • University of Vienna, Doctorate in Law, summa cum laude, 1993
  • University of Michigan, LL.M., 1989
  • University of Vienna, Master of Laws, 1987

Publications

Andreas has published widely in the areas of antitrust law and intellectual property law.

Teaching Posts

Andreas has taught U.S. antitrust law, European competition law, intellectual property law and EU law at the University of Michigan Law School, and at Fordham Law School, New York, as well as in Europe.

Professional Membership

Andreas is a member of the American Bar Association, where he serves as a Senior Editor of the Antitrust Law Journal.  

Bar Admissions

Brussels
New York

Expertise

Publications and insights

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    • 31/01/2019
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    Andreas Reindl participates in panel session at the Competition Law Nordic conference in Stockholm

    On 30 January 2019, Van Bael & Bellis partner Andreas Reindl participated as a panel member in a session on Vertical Restraints and Distribution: Practical Considerations on the second day of the Competition Law Nordic conference in Stockholm. The other members of the panel were Camilla Robstad (Orkla), Åsa Ericson Hedström (Fiskars Group) and Henrik Okholm (Copenhagen Economics). Further information on the conference is available here.

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    • 28/01/2019
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    Van Bael & Bellis promotes two new partners

    This week, Van Bael & Bellis promotes Andreas Reindl and Gabriele Coppo to its partnership. Co-managing partners, Jean-François Bellis and Philippe De Baere commented: “Andreas and Gabriele have been key contributors to the continuing expansion of our EU competition and international trade practices. They add to our firm’s strengths and reflect our enduring commitment to carry the firm forward as one of Europe’s most exceptional legal teams”. The new partners are based in Brussels and expand the firm’s EU Competition and International Trade teams: • Andreas Reindl joined Van Bael & Bellis as Counsel in 2016 and was promoted to Senior Counsel in 2018. Andreas’ practice focuses on all aspects of European competition law. He has significant experience advising Fortune 500 companies and well-known multinationals in high profile mergers as well as complex investigations before the European Commission and national competition authorities. He previously served as the Director of the Fordham Competition Law Institute at Fordham Law School New York, and as a Principal Administrator at the OECD's Competition Division. He also worked for several years in the Washington DC and Brussels offices of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, and in the Brussels office of Baker Botts. • Gabriele Coppo joined Van Bael & Bellis in 2008. He specialises in EU and international trade and customs law, as well as Italian and EU competition law. He also advises clients on other EU law matters, including free movement of goods and services and regulatory law, with particular expertise in the auto industry. He has broad experience in litigation before the Italian and EU courts. Van Bael & Bellis’ Brussels and Geneva offices now include 22 partners, 6 senior counsel, 5 counsel and 35 associates.

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    • 06/12/2018
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    Andreas Reindl speaks at conference on diversity and inclusion in the legal profession in Brussels

    On 4 December 2018, Van Bael & Bellis senior counsel Andreas Reindl spoke at a conference titled Diversity & Inclusion in the Legal Profession: Exchanging Ideas, Sharing Experiences, and Developing a Strategy for Europe organised by the Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession and held in Brussels. Andreas participated in a panel discussion on what law firms in Europe are doing to address diversity and inclusion issues, what particular challenges they face and how they are handling them. Other members of the panel were Harry Small (Baker McKenzie), Etienne Dessy (Linklaters), Vanessa Turner (Allen & Overy) and Kathleen Vercraeye (Past President of the Dutch-speaking Brussels Bar). The panel was moderated by Luisa Menezes (Philip Morris International).

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