On 28 March 2017, Van Bael & Bellis was named Regional Firm of the Year – Europe at the GCR 7th Annual Awards ceremony held in Washington, DC. The awards are organised by Global Competition Review (GCR), the world’s leading antitrust and competition law journal and news service.
On 13 September 2017, the European Commission published the Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a framework for screening of foreign direct investments into the European Union.
Life Sciences | On 13 September 2017, the Regional Committee for Europe (“RCE”) of the World Health Organisation (“WHO”) adopted a resolution (called a decision) in support of cooperation among Member States to improve access to medicines in the WHO European Region (see attached).
The third edition of Merger Control: International Series was officially launched in Florence, Italy on 8 September 2017. Published by Sweet and Maxwell, with Van Bael & Bellis partners Jean-François Bellis and Porter Elliott once again serving as General Editors, this year’s edition is the largest yet, covering 52 of the world’s leading merger control jurisdictions, from the European Union to the United States, and from China to Brazil.