McDermott Grows Antitrust Team In Brussels

International law firm McDermott Will & Emery announced that Hendrik Viaene has joined the Firm’s international antitrust practice in Brussels as partner.

Hendrik joins Deloitte Legal where he led the global Centre of Expertise in Competition and Regulatory Law. His vast experience includes over 18 years at Stibbe, a Benelux law firm, where he specialised in European and Belgian antitrust law, including litigation.

Hendrik’s practice focuses on EU competition and regulatory law, including State aid, cartels, licensing agreements, merger control, abuse of dominance, and distribution agreements. His wide-ranging expertise extends over a number of sectors, including energy, chemicals and paints, automotive, financial data, recycling and waste management, telecoms, construction, renewables, media, private equity, and the financial industry. 

Hendrik frequently litigates for companies before the European Commission as well as before the Belgian competition authority in State aid, cartel, merger, and abuse of dominance matters. A seasoned and skilled litigator, he has also successfully represented clients before the European Court of Justice and Belgian courts.

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