Paul Nihoul

General Court of the European Union (Luxembourg), Université Catholique de Louvain

Paul is Judge at the General Court since 19 September 2016. His areas of research and teaching are competition law, consumer protection, and European integration. He graduated in law from the Université catholique de Louvain in 1988, holds a Master of Laws from Harvard University (1989) and a Doctor of Laws (1998). He worked as a Legal Secretary at the Court of Justice of the European Communities from 1991 to 1995, and as a researcher at the Université catholique de Louvain from 1995 to 1999. He was Professor at the University of Groningen from 1999 to 2001 then at the Université catholique de Louvain (2001-16). He is visiting Professor at a number of universities, in particular at Paris Dauphine University (2013-16). He is Chair of the Academic Society for Competition Law (2013-16), chief editor of a number of legal journals.

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Paul Nihoul Consumer protection: An overview of EU and national case law


The relevance of consumers in the application of competition law Much has been written about objectives pursued through the application of the rules of competition. But no final or decision conclusion has ever been reached on this difficult topic. The fact of the matter is that competition has (...)

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Choice - A New Standard for Competition Law Analysis?

In this book, ten prominent authors offer eleven contributions that provide their varying perspectives on the subject of consumer choice in the EU, Member States, and in the US. Various aspects (...)

Author(s) : Paul Nihoul, Nicolas Charbit, Elisa Ramundo
Date 1 January 2016
ISBN 978-1-939007-51-3
Price 130,00 €
Droit européen de la concurrence

Le droit de la concurrence occupe une place essentielle dans la vie économique. Pourtant, il reste souvent méconnu, en raison peut-être de son origine anglo-saxonne. Les règles de la concurrence (...)

Author(s) : Paul Nihoul, Christophe Verdure
Date 7 July 2009
ISBN 978-2-8044-3196-9           
EU Electronic Communications Law

An established authority in the field, this is the core reference work for practitioners on electronic communications in the European Union. Giving insight into the regulations, the work provides (...)

Author(s) : Paul Nihoul, Peter Rodford
Date 1 January 2004
ISBN 9780199263400
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