Athanase Popov

DG COMP (Brussels)
Legal officer

Athanase Popov is a legal officer at the European Commission. He holds a PhD in European Union law from the Luxembourg University. Being a French and Bulgarian national with a Franco-English legal education, he has previous experience from various firms, law firms and organisations in France and Bulgaria and is also qualified as part of the "promotion Attali" at the Paris Bar school. His fields of interest and research areas cover competition law, EU procedural law, international arbitration and public international law.

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Athanase Popov L’Union européenne et le droit international des subventions

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Dans le cadre des politiques européennes élaborées et mises en oeuvre pour atteindre les objectifs de la Communauté/Union européenne, les entreprises établies sur le territoire européen sont susceptibles de bénéficier d’aides accordées par les pouvoirs publics. Or, dans l’ordre juridique international, (...)

Athanase Popov La mutation des frontières dans l’espace européen de l’énergie

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Frédérique Berrod était naguère connue pour ses travaux sur la “systématique des voies de droit communautaires” (F. Berrod, La systématique des voies de droit communautaires, Nouvelle bibliothèque de thèses, vol. 21, Paris, Dalloz, 2003). C’est elle qui a introduit, avec Dominique Ritleng (D. Ritleng, (...)

Athanase Popov European Merger Remedies - Law and Policy

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As merger transactions become more complex, so do the remedies involved. This book seeks to identify and examine the most important aspects of merger remedies, which have emerged and evolved in the European Commission’s policy and practice over the past 20 years. The in-depth analysis of (...)

Athanase Popov Market Building through Antitrust

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Market Building through Antitrust investigates the role of antitrust policy in the building of competitive energy markets in Europe. By looking at the specific problem of long-term supply and access contracts in the electricity sector, the book questions the suitability of antitrust policy as (...)

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