Overview

Charlotte Nassogne focuses on competition law.

She advises on a wide variety of competition law matters, including abuses of dominance, compliance programmes, cartel investigations, merger control and other commercial arrangements (such as distribution, technology licensing, R&D, joint ventures and cooperation agreements).

Her practice covers a broad range of sectors, including basic industries, automotive, retail and food, building materials, chemicals and financial services.

Charlotte regularly represents international clients before the European Commission and the national competition authorities in Belgium and France.

Languages

English, French

Recommendations

  • Expert Guides – Rising Star (Competition/Antitrust)

Education

  • University of Amsterdam, LL.M. in European Union Business Law, magna cum laude, 1999
  • University of Aberdeen, Certificate in Legal Studies, 1998
  • University of Brussels, Master of Laws, magna cum laude, 1998

Publications

Contributor to the fourth (2004) and fifth (2010) editions of Van Bael & Bellis, Competition Law of the European Community (Kluwer), the standard work of reference in the field of EU competition law.

Contributor to Van Bael & Bellis' Business Law Guide to Belgium (Kluwer Law International/Bruylant, 2003).

Bar Admission

Brussels

Expertise

Notable assignments

  • Assisting JTEKT, a large Japanese multinational, in securing full immunity from fines under the Commission’s leniency programme during the European Commission’s investigation into the automotive bearings cartel and coordinating the defence of follow-on damages claims in various jurisdictions.

  • Representing the Umicore group in the French Competition Authority’s investigation into allegations of anti-competitive practices and abuse of dominant position in the building products sector and representing the client in the forthcoming appeal.