Ingrid Vandenborre

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (Brussels)
Lawyer (Partner)

Ingrid Vandenborre is the partner in charge of Skadden’s Brussels office. Her practice focuses on EU and international merger control and competition law enforcement. She has consistently been named as a leading practitioner in Who’s Who Legal guides in both competition and life sciences and was recognized by Global Competition Review on various occasions. In 2016, she received the ILO Client Choice Award for the category of EU Competition and Antitrust, awarded by The International Law Office in recognition of individual partners who excel across the full spectrum of client service. Her practice extends to representations in relation to the merger control review by the EU Commission and other jurisdictions of large multinational transactions, and the representation of firms in Article 101 enforcement issues both before the EU Commission and EU Member State competition authorities. Recent and ongoing representations include the immunity and leniency applicants in the EU power cables and car battery recycling cartel investigations, defendants in the EC’s geo-blocking investigations, and Mylan and its affiliate in the proceeding pending before the Court of Justice concerning the Commission’s Lundbeck decision. Ms. Vandenborre also advises on Article 102 enforcement issues both at the EU and Member State level and was involved in the EU Commission proceeding against Intel. She is currently representing Aspen in the ongoing EC investigation.

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Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
Axinn Veltrop & Harkrider (Washington)
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Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (Brussels)
Dentons (Brussels)
Institut d’économie Industrielle (IDEI)

Videos

Ingrid Vandenborre (Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom)
Ingrid Vandenborre 23 February 2018 London
Ingrid Vandenborre - Antitrust law and policies from Brussels to Washington D.C.: The Atlantic divide
Ingrid Vandenborre 16 October 2015 Bruxelles

Articles

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Frederic Depoortere, Giorgio Motta, Ingrid Vandenborre, Michael J. Frese, Simon Baxter The EU Court of Justice deals a blow to the Commission’s power to close antitrust investigations with commitment decisions (Gasorba / Repsol)

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On November 23, 2017, the Court of Justice of the European Union (Court of Justice) dealt a blow to the European Commission’s (Commission) power to close antitrust investigations with commitment decisions, with its ruling in Case C-547/16 Gasorba et al. v. Repsol. The Court of Justice ruled that (...)

Alex Jupp, Frederic Depoortere, Giorgio Motta, Ingrid Vandenborre, James Anderson, Jonathon J. Egerton-Peters, Niels Baeten The EU Commission opens an in-depth investigation into statutory rules that exempt certain financing income earned by foreign subsidiaries (United Kingdom)

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On 26 October 2017, the European Commission (the Commission) opened an in-depth investigation into UK statutory rules that exempt certain financing income earned by foreign subsidiaries of UK corporate taxpayers from UK tax. The Commission’s investigation will focus on whether the UK Controlled (...)

Frederic Depoortere, Giorgio Motta, Ingrid Vandenborre, Simon Baxter The EU Court of Justice quashes the 2014 judgment of the General Court that upheld a fine of €1.06 billion for an abuse of dominant position by implementing loyalty rebates based on exclusivity agreements (Intel)

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On September 6, 2017 ,the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) quashed the 2014 judgment of the General Court (GC) that upheld a fine of €1.06 billion ($1.5 billion) on Intel Corporation Inc. (Intel) for abusing a dominant market position by implementing loyalty rebates based on (...)

Frederic Depoortere, Ingrid Vandenborre, James S. Venit, Simon Baxter The French Competition Authority and German Federal Cartel Office publish a joint report on big data and its implications for competition law

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On May 10, 2016, the French Competition Authority and German Federal Cartel Office published “Competition Law and Data,” a joint report on big data and its implications for competition law. The paper identifies issues that antitrust authorities should consider when assessing the interplay among (...)

Frederic Depoortere, Ingrid Vandenborre, Simon Baxter The German Competition Authority initiates proceedings against a social network company regarding potential abuse of dominance (Facebook)

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The German Federal Cartel Office (the FCO) has announced that it has initiated proceedings against Facebook for the company’s alleged abuse of its dominant position in a market for social networks. The FCO appears to be taking the position that, as a firm with a possibly dominant position, (...)

Frederic Depoortere, Ingrid Vandenborre, Simon Baxter The Chinese MOFCOM cracks down on failures to notify qualifying mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures (Fujian / Shenzhen CHINO-E - Microsoft / BesTV - Bombardier / CSR Nanjing Puzhen - Suzhou Erye / Shanghai Fosun)

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China’s Anti-Monopoly Law requires businesses to notify transactions to the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) for merger control review, so long as the parties meet certain revenue thresholds and the transaction involves a change of control or the establishment of a joint venture . Despite these (...)

Andrew L. Foster, Ingrid Vandenborre, Steven C. Sunshine The Electronic Intellectual Property Center of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) releases a draft “Template for Intellectual Property Policies in Industry Standardization Organizations”

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The Electronic Intellectual Property Center of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has released a draft “Template for Intellectual Property Policies in Industry Standardization Organizations” (the Draft Template), seeking public comments by January 30. The Draft Template (...)

Frederic Depoortere, Ingrid Vandenborre, James S. Venit, Simon Baxter The General Court upholds in its entirety the European Commission’s decision imposing a fine on a microprocessor manufacturer for abusing a dominant position in the market for desktop and laptop microprocessors (Intel)

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In a long-awaited judgment issued on June 12, 2014, the General Court upheld in its entirety the European Commission’s May 13, 2009, decision imposing a fine of €1.06 billion ($1.5 billion) on Intel for abusing a dominant position in the market for x86 CPUs. In particular, the court upheld the (...)

David Kavanagh, Gary A. MacDonald, Ingrid Vandenborre, Patrick Heneghan, Tiffany Rider The Korean Fair Trade Commission offers funding private antitrust class action against two electronics companies fines for price-fixing (Samsung, LG)

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Competition authorities around the globe are taking an increasingly active part in the pursuit of civil claims for damages for antitrust infringements. The decision by the Korean Fair Trade Commission (“KFTC”), announced on 24 January, to finance a damages action brought by the Green Consumer (...)

Frederic Depoortere, Ingrid Vandenborre, James S. Venit, Simon Baxter The EU General Court confirms fine imposed by the European Commission for abuse of dominant position in the market for reverse-vending machines (RVM) used to collect used beverage containers focusing on exclusive agreements and loyalty-based rebates (Tomra)

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On September 9, 2010, the General Court of the EU (the Court) issued its judgment in Tomra vs. Commission (Case T-155/06), dismissing an appeal brought by Tomra against a European Commission decision imposing a €24 million fine for abuse of its dominant position in Germany, Austria, Sweden, the (...)

Frederic Depoortere, Ingrid Vandenborre, James S. Venit, Simon Baxter The EU General Court imposes a high burden on the European Commission to refuse access to its confidential records (Editions Odile Jacob)

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On June 9, 2010, the EU’s General Court (Court) issued its judgment on an appeal by Editions Odile Jacob (EOJ) against a decision by the European Commission (the Commission) refusing to disclose certain documents relating to the Commission’s review under the EC Merger Regulation of the (...)

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