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Advanced EU Competition Law, Brussels
Main Conference: 23 & 24 November 2021 / Digital Focus Day: 22 November 2021
Hotel Le PlazaBrussels, Belgium

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Profile

Competition law has a major impact on businesses across Europe. For that reason, it is one of Sullivan & Cromwell's core practice areas, and the Firm regularly advises clients on all aspects of competition law and related areas of regulation.

S&C's European competition law team focuses on:

  • merger control clearances under the EU Merger Regulation and under national merger control law in France, Germany and the UK;
  • defending companies under investigation by the European Commission, national authorities and the UK's Competition and Markets Authority for alleged infringement of competition law;
  • managing and coordinating merger clearances globally;
  • advising on competition law aspects of commercial agreements, such as distribution agreements, technology transfer, research and development, and specialization agreements, and on competition law aspects of unilateral conduct;
  • designing and implementing compliance training and advising on responding to “dawn raid” investigations by competition authorities in Europe;
  • state aid;
  • sector regulation based on EU directives, particularly in the energy sector; and
  • foreign investment and public security regulatory aspects of mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures.