Bruno Lebrun

Buyle Legal (Brussels)
Lawyer/Attorney

Bruno Lebrun is a partner at De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés. Bruno Lebrun specializes in antitrust and European Union law. He represents clients before national and European competition authorities in proceedings relating to cartels, concentrations, high-profile abuse of dominant position and State aids. He developed specific expertise in cases involving both intellectual property and antitrust. In addition to his antitrust practice, Bruno Lebrun also deals with numerous EU law issues before the European Commission or in the context of national or European proceedings. He has developed particular expertise in financial services, complex securities litigation and privacy.

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Bruno Lebrun, Thibault Balthazar The Belgian Constitutional Court finds that the Act on trade practices and consumer protection implementing Directive 2005/29/CE infringes the principle of non-discrimination of the Constitution

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I. Introduction Exactly one year after the adoption of the Belgian Act of 6 April 2010 (MB 12.04.2010) on trade practices and consumer protection, the Belgian Constitutional Court found that it infringes the principle of non-discrimination enshrined in Articles 10 and 11 of the Belgian (...)

Bruno Lebrun, Thibault Balthazar The Brussels Court of Appeal asks the Belgian Constitutional Court whether its jurisdiction should extend to decisions taken by the College of Competition Prosecutors in the context of a dawn raid

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Introduction The Brussels Court of Appeal was asked to annul and provisionally suspend three decisions adopted by the Belgian College of Competition Prosecutors in relation to documents seized in the course of a dawn raid. The main question is whether the Brussels Court of Appeal has (...)

Bruno Lebrun, Thibault Balthazar The Brussels Court of Appeal clarifies the scope of business secrets and anticompetitive exchanges of information in court actions between competitors (KPN and Beldiscom)

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Introduction In a judgment dated 24 March 2011, the Brussels Court of Appeal ruled that the protection of business secrets prevents the exchange between competitors of detailed information on mobile phone subscriptions contained in an expert report produced in a Court action between KPN and (...)

Bruno Lebrun, Thibault Balthazar A Belgium criminal court fines a supermarket chain for misleading advertising due to the absence or limited availability of products subject to special promotion (Lidl)

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I. Introduction In a judgment dated 12 January 2011, currently under appeal, the Ghent Criminal Court imposed a € 27,500 fine on the supermarket chain Lidl for advertising on a national scale products at a discounted price that were either not available or available only for a very short time (...)

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