• A global pharmaceutical group in a case before the French Competition Authority and the Paris court of appeal relating to an alleged abuse of collective dominance concerning the “off label use” of its drug in the ophthalmic field.
    • A global animal health company in a complaint before the European Commission leading to the investigation of a potentia “killer acquisition”.
    • Airbus in several critical acquisitions, including the acquisition of Bombardier’s CSeries aircraft, the creation of its joint venture with Safran in the defense and space sector, and the subsequent acquisition of Arianespace, the European space launch service provider.
    • Google in several abuse of dominance cases before the French Competition Authority and related private enforcement cases before French courts, including the largest private enforcement claim ever filed against Google in Europe.
    • A major automotive supplier in cartel proceedings before the European Commission, the U.S. DoJ and the Japanese Fair Trade Commission.
    • IBM in a number of cases before the French Competition Authority.
    • Amundi in its €3 billion acquisition of Pioneer Investment.
    • UTC in a number of cases before the French Competition Authority.
    • Lagardère in connection with the appeals brought before the General Court and the European Court of Justice by Odile Jacob against the European Commission decision approving Lagardère/Hachette’s €1.25 billion acquisition of Vivendi Universal Publishing (now called Editis) and related subsequent decisions of the European Commission.
    • Hachette in connection with distribution arrangements, as well as the design and implementation of a comprehensive antitrust compliance program.

    Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.

    • Covid-19 : L’Autorité de la concurrence assouplit la grille d’analyse applicable aux accords entre concurrents destinés à remédier aux effets de la crise sanitaire — Dechert OnPoint (April 30, 2021)
    • Contrôle des concentrations en France et dans le monde : chiffres-clés et grandes tendances des autorités de concurrence en période COVID — Fusions Acquisitions Magazine (March 1, 2021)
    • Digital Market Act : De nouveaux pouvoir pour la Commission européenne ? — Le Journal du Management Juridique et Réglementaire (March 1, 2021)
    • European Commission repurposes powers to capture deals not meeting filing thresholds in the EU — Dechert OnPoint (March 31, 2021)
    • EU Court of Justice: Financial Investors Liable for Anticompetitive Conduct of Portfolio Companies — Dechert OnPoint (January 29, 2021)
    • Europe, Middle East and Africa Antitrust Review 2021: France: Merger Control — Global Competition Review ( 17 août 2020)
    • Antitrust Merger Reviews in the Time of COVID-19: How the Pandemic Is (and Is Not) Affecting Process and Timing — ICLG (March 31, 2020)
    • COVID-19 Coronavirus: Litigation — Dechert OnPoint (March 30, 2020)
    • Impact of COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic on European Antitrust Enforcement — Dechert OnPoint (March 26, 2020)
    • L'Autorité de la concurrence, meilleur rempart au pouvoir des Gafa ? — Les Echos (November 28, 2019)
    • Évolution du contrôle de la Cour d’appel de Paris sur les décisions de l’Autorité de la concurrence : Passé, présent, futur — Concurrences (November 18, 2019)
    • Common ownership - A practitioner's view — Concurrences (May 1, 2019)
    • Digital Antitrust: How to regulate?   Concurrences, Hybrid (March 17, 2022) 
    • Global Antitrust Merger Enforcement Trends In Times of Change: 2021 Year in Review —Dechert LLP, Webinar (January 31, 2022) 
    • 9th Annual Global Merger Control Conference   Concurrences, Conference (December 3, 2021) 
    • Thriving in the New Antitrust Paradigm: Part 1 – Merger Clearance —  Dechert LLP, Webinar (October 27, 2021) 
    • Roundtable Lettre des Juristes d’Affaires, Merger control : European Commission Guidelines on the article 22 —  (July 2021)
    • Concurrences 12th New Frontiers of Antitrust Conference, Regulation of platforms: One size fits all? EU, UK, US, Germany   Webinar (June 11, 2021)
    • Les nouvelles tendances du contrôle des concentrations — Lex Inside/Le Monde du Droit (March 2, 2021)
    • 8th Global Merger Control Conference Webinars (December 2-4, 2020)
    • Advanced EU Competition Law Conference Webinar (November 23-25, 2020)
    • GCR's Women in Antitrust conference Webinar (November 17-18, 2020)
    • Vertical Mergers: Assessing Antitrust Risk and Maximizing Clearance Prospects — Webinaires (June 10, 2020)
    • 7th Global Merger Control Conference Paris, France (December 6, 2019)
    • Roundtable « Pénalisation du droit de la concurrence: la découverte d’une nouvelle voie procédurale » — (September 29, 2019)
    • First edition of the mentoring program W@CompetitionFR — Paris, France (July 4, 2019)

     

    • Paris Court of Appeal, Antitrust Section – Référendaire, Commissioner Maureen K. Ohlhausen