Ingrid VandenborrePartner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Ingrid Vandenborre is the partner in charge of Skadden’s Brussels office. Her practice focuses on EU and international merger control and competition law enforcement.
Ms. Vandenborre has consistently been named as a leading practitioner in Who’s Who Legal guides in both competition and life sciences. In 2020, she was named Competition Lawyer of the Year at the Benchmark Litigation Europe Awards, which also recognized her work advising Aspen in relation to the European Commission’s Article 102 investigation of the company’s pricing practices as an Impact Case of the Year. In 2016, she received the ILO Client Choice Award for the category of EU Competition and Antitrust, awarded by The International Law Office in recognition of individual partners who excel across the full spectrum of client service, and in 2018 she was shortlisted for Transatlantic Disputes/Regulatory Lawyer of the Year at the Transatlantic Legal Awards, hosted by Legal Week and The American Lawyer. Ms. Vandenborre was part of the Skadden team awarded M&A Deal of the Year at the IFRL1000 Europe 2020 Awards for its representation of Gilead Sciences, Inc. in its US$5.1 billion transaction with Galapagos NV. She currently serves as nongovernmental adviser to the intergovernmental International Competition Network.
Ms. Vandenborre has significant experience in Article 101 issues in relation to cartel arrangements, as well as vertical and competitive agreements. Ms. Vandenborre’s merger control practice covers more than $250 billion dollars' worth of complex merger matter in the last 12 months, including the representation of PayPal in relation to its Honey acquisition, Visa in relation to its acquisition of Plaid, Stryker in relation to its acquisition of Wright, and ABB in its transaction with Hitachi, among others."