Recent and Ongoing Experience (2019-20):

  • Representing a European defense company in a joint venture with a State-owned company in the Middle East.
  • Representing a Canada-based provider of simulated flight training services and a European military aircraft maker in the setting-up of a military flight academy.
  • Representing a European light weapons manufacturer in global market access and regulatory issues.
  • Representing the Government of a EU Member State in an antitrust case before DG COMP (electricity).
  • Representing a Chinese private equity investor in securing merger clearances for acquisition projects in Europe.
  • Representing a State-owned investment fund in the Middle East in setting up an industrial joint venture in the electricity sector.
  • Representing a US-based maker of electronic cigarettes in obtaining market access in Europe.
  • Advising Asia-based maker of alternative cigarettes in structuring a global distribution agreement.
  • Representing Merck KGaA in a competition-law follow-on damage claim in Germany after a competition of proceeding of more than ten years before the Bundeskartellamt.
  • Representing Merck KGaA in the European Commission’s first-ever "reverse payment patent settlement" competition investigation (Lundbeck) and in the CMA’s first-ever such case (Paroxetine), both all the way up to the European Court of Justice.