Our EU and Competition department provides legal advice on all aspects of EU law and private competition actions, including, inter alia, providing advice on European and international customs regulations, including cartel and misuse of market power actions, tax arrangements and export controls, advising on competition law compliance and lobbying strategies, providing assistance on cross-border mergers and acquisitions with respect to antitrust and regulatory issues, conducting market investigations on anti-competitive practices and representing clients in litigation proceedings before European courts of all instances.
Our EU and Competition team provides assistance to domestic and international clients, including multinational and listed companies, commercial banks, major players in industries as diverse as the pharmaceutical, health and care, manufacturing and engineering, TMT and financial services sectors, delivering focused and seamless advice.
- We advised a UK fund in relation to competition matters relevant to a cross border acquisition involving three different EU jurisdictions (Greece, Romania and Bulgaria).
- We advised RECKITT BENCKISER (RB) on several issues that pertained to antitrust, fair competition and marketing practices, in view of its strong presence in retail markets in Greece and Cyprus.
- We advised MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES AIR-CONDITIONING EUROPE LTD with respect to royalties payment to its Greek distributor as part of the invoice value by virtue of the distributorship agreement providing for the shipment of products from Thailand to Greece.