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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    • 13/11/2019
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    Andreas Reindl chairs panel on selective distribution at the Marques Luxury Brand Symposium in Milan

    On 7 November 2019, Van Bael & Bellis partner Andreas Reindl chaired and spoke on a panel on selective distribution at the Marques Luxury Brand Symposium in Milan. The panel discussed a range of EU competition law issues affecting distribution strategies for luxury and well-known brands, including the relationship between trademark law and competition law, online sales restrictions, restrictions on sales over third party platforms, restrictions on the use of trade names in search engines, and hot topics in the ongoing review of the Vertical Restraints Block Exemption. Other panel members included Manuel Kleinemenke, Porsche, Benjamin Neyt, LVMH, and Bernd Weichhaus, Lubberger Lehment. More information on the event can be found here.

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    • 10/10/2019
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    Andreas Reindl speaks at GCR’s 2nd Annual IP, Antitrust & Innovation Conference in Brussels

    On 8 October 2019, Van Bael & Bellis partner Andreas Reindl participated in a panel session on digital platforms, data, innovation and market power at GCR’s 2nd Annual IP, Antitrust & Innovation Conference in Brussels. The panel discussed competition law issues in the world of digital platforms, covering recent EU and national cases involving Booking,com, Google, Amazon and Facebook as well as ongoing competition policy debates. The other panel members were Miguel Perez Guerra, Senior Competition Counsel, Google, Pinar Akman, Professor of Competition Law & Director of Centre for Business Law and Practice, University of Leeds, and Karen Jelgerhuis Swildens, Senior Legal and Competition Counsel of Booking.com. The panel was moderated by Paul Lugard, Baker Botts.

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