Competition/European Law: State Aid
Practice Areas: EU and Belgian competition law, including merger control and state aid; EU free movement. Represented international clients before the Commission, national authorities and courts and before the EU courts. Represented the Belgian government before the ECJ in preliminary ruling and infringement cases concerning taxation and free movement issues.
Professional Memberships: Member of the Executive Committee and former President of the “Global Competition Law Center” (College of Europe), Member and past-president, Editorial board of Tijdschrift voor Belgische Mededinging – Revue de la Concurrence Belge.
Career: Partner, Linklaters, since 2009 Off Counsel Competition/Antitrust; Professor at the College of Europe (Bruges).