European law,in particular the law of the European Union, is constantly expanding. The case law of the European Court of Justice and of the Court of First Instance of the EC are of increasing importance, including for the practice of national law.
Competition law remains one its most vital areas.
We advise our clients on the competition implications of merger and acquisition operations and the establishment of cooperation agreements or distribution networks. We represent clients before the EU authorities
Our European law department also increasingly advises clients in other areas of EU law, including environmental law, the free movement of goods and services, public works contracts, state aids and even institutional questions.
Our clients are active in a wide range of sectors, including electronic payments, broadcasting and the media, financial services (banking and insurance), food, tobacco, building materials, electrical and electronic equipment, home entertainment, and so on.