Timothy Hirsch

Senior Counsel

Tim Hirsch is in-house counsel at MasterCard (New York). Prior to joining MasterCard, Mr. Hirsch was an associate at Axinn Veltrop & Harkrider, in the New York’s office antitrust group. His practice focused on merger analysis and antitrust counseling. Mr. Hirsch also practiced competition law in Brussels and Paris for several years. He worked on various antitrust matters including premerger notifications, cartel investigations, antitrust litigation as well as internal compliance. He gained experience in the supermarket, aviation, chemicals, energy, animal health and transport industries. Mr. Hirsch received an LL.M from Cornell Law School in 2008 where he was a Fulbright Scholar. He received a B.A in law from Cambridge University in 2007 as well as a Maîtrise en droit from the Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas. He is fluent in French and Dutch.

Linked authors

Sheppard Mullin (Brussels)
Axinn Veltrop & Harkrider (New York)

Articles

6612 Bulletin

Donald W. Hawthorne, Timothy Hirsch The Brussels Court of Appeal holds that communications between a company and its in-house counsel are entitled to the protection of the attorney-client privilege under Belgian law, and therefore are not subject to production to the Belgian Competition Authority (Belgacom)

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The Brussels Court of Appeal held that communications between a company (Belgacom Group) and its in-house counsel were entitled to the protection of the attorney-client privilege under Belgian law, and therefore were not subject to production to the Belgian Competition Authority (“BCA”), which (...)

Jacques Derenne, Timothy Hirsch A Belgian Court applies Art. 82 EC and holds that the national copyright management society abused its dominant position while relying on an European Commission written opinion delivered in the assistance procedure (SABAM / Productions & Marketing)

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In April 2000, Productions & Marketing requested authorisation from SABAM (Belgian Society of Authors) to use works of its catalogue for five concerts. SABAM offers a preferential tariff (50% price reduction) to companies considered as "big organisers". SABAM refused to grant Productions (...)

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