Niels Christian ErsbøllPartner at Arnold Porter Kaye Scholer LLP (Belgium)
Niels Christian Ersbøll advises clients on EU competition law in relation to merger control, cartels and restrictive practices, and abuse of dominance.
He has assisted clients in obtaining merger control clearance on a number of significant transactions before the European Commission and coordinating strategy and submissions before competition authorities worldwide for clients such as AT&T, Pfizer and Boston Scientific.
In relation to cartels, Mr. Ersbøll has successfully acted for companies seeking leniency (immunity as well as fine reductions) before the European Commission, he has appeared before the EU General Court on appeal of European Commission decisions, and is advising on follow-on damage claims. Mr. Ersbøll also has significant experience helping clients with designing and implementing compliance measures and conducting internal investigations and audits.
Outside investigations related work, Mr. Ersbøll regularly advises clients in relation to, for example, distribution and pricing arrangements, parallel trade, and various forms of cooperation agreements and strategic alliances between competitors. He acts for clients in many industries, and has particular experience within the life sciences and the transport & logistics sectors.