On 23 February Sarah Jaques and Frank Wijckmans host the first European Stakeholders Meeting of all of the major European trade associations in the dental sector. The participants welcomed Mr Kohler and Mr Piscoi (European Commission) for a discussion on the Medical Device Regulation.Seminar
contrast represented a multinational group involved in the European Commission’s truck cartel proceedings. This is one of the largest cartel investigations ever conducted by the Commission.
contrast is very proud that, in this year’s Global Competition Review Awards, the Trucks case has been shortlisted for “Behavioural matter of the year – Europe: Creative, strategic and innovative work carried out in a non-merger matter before an enforcer in Europe.” This complex and significant case is innovative as, for the first time, a settlement was secured after the Commission issued a statement of objections.
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On 14 February Frank Wijckmans speaks about competition law compliance in the Executive Programme in Retail and Consumer Goods Distribution at the Solvay Business School, adding legal expertise to the economics of business life.Seminar
We are delighted to announce that Herlinde Burez, who has been with contrast since its start, joined the partnership.People
On 20 January 2017, Bart Bellen is opening speaker at a seminar organized by LegalNews and M&D Seminars on company acquisitions. The full-day seminar addresses 8 particular legal aspects of company acquisitions. Bart focuses on representations, warranties and indemnification in the context of share deals and asset deals.Seminar
contrast welcomes Louise and Marlies as winter trainees in its Competition & EU Law team and Heleen as winter trainee in its Corporate & Business Law team. Last semester, they studied in the US and France and they will now assist contrast lawyers on case work. Are you going on Erasmus next fall and are you looking for an interesting winter traineeship? Apply online: http://www.contrast-law.be/careers/students/traineeships.Students Studentcorner
On 9 and 16 December Frank Wijckmans teaches the two last sessions of the course ‘The Law and Economics of Vertical Restraints’ at the Brussels School of Competition, together with Luc Peeperkorn (European Commission – DG competition), which include workshops and a quiz in each session.Seminar Students
On 5 December 2016 Frank Wijckmans speaks at the conference on the EU Damages Directive organized by the Croatian Arbitration Agency in Zagreb. The conference addresses the legal solutions for transposing the Damages Directive into national law and the challenges to apply the Damages Directive. Frank Wijckmans gives a Belgian private practitioner’s perspective on private damages cases.Seminar
Frank Wijckmans teaches the first part of the course ‘The Law and Economics of Vertical Restraints’ at the Brussels School of Competition, together with Luc Peeperkorn (European Commission – DG competition). If you are still looking for an LL.M in competition law for the upcoming academic year, check out the site of BSC: http://www.brusselsschoolofcompetition.be.Students Studentcorner Seminar