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Hannelore Wiame focuses her practice on European and Belgian competition law. Her practice covers the entire range of competition law issues, such as cartel investigations, abuse of dominance, merger control, State aid, litigation, as well as compliance and advisory work relating to horizontal and vertical agreements. Read Hannelore Wiame's full bio.
By Anthony S. Ferrara, Hannelore Wiame, Jon B. Dubrow, Joel R. Grosberg, Lisa P. Rumin and David Henry on May 6, 2022
Posted In DOJ Developments, EC Developments, EU Developments, French Developments, FTC Developments, Healthcare Antitrust, Mergers & Acquisitions
In the United States, antitrust agencies continue with their aggressive merger enforcement posture. The agencies challenged four transactions this quarter, including multiple vertical mergers. The agencies are increasingly skeptical of merger remedies, including behavioral remedies and divestitures. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) are working together to update the current...
By McDermott Will & Emery, Hendrik Viaene, David Henry, Karolien Van der Putten and Hannelore Wiame on Mar 31, 2022
Posted In Brussels Developments, EC Developments, EU Developments
On March 24, 2022 the Council of the EU and the European Parliament reached political agreement on the “Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on contestable and fair markets in the digital sector” (Digital Markets Act or DMA). The political agreement comes just 15 months after the European Commission published its legislative...
By Hendrik Viaene, Karolien Van der Putten and Hannelore Wiame on Mar 17, 2022
Posted In Brussels Developments, EC Developments
On March 7, 2022, changes to both the Belgian Code of Economic Law (CEL) as well as the Belgian Criminal Code (BCC) were published in the Belgian Official Gazette (Belgisch Staatsblad, Moniteur belge). The main changes include: Introducing a filing fee in notifications of concentrations Folding the rules and formalities relating to leniency programmes in...