Miguel Troncoso Ferrer

Gomez Acebo & Pombo (Brussels)
Lawyer (Partner)

Miguel joined Gómez-Acebo & Pombo in 2003 and became partner in 2011. His practice focuses on Competition law (compliance programs, competition review of mergers, restrictive practices, cartels proceedings, leniency programs, competition concerns within the regulated sectors and state aids), Vertical restraints, franchise, selective and exclusive distribution agreements, European law, advising and representing before courts and tribunals both companies (Free movement of people, goods and services) and European institutions and agencies (protection of the financial interests of the European Communities). Prior to that, we worked at Fidal from 1999 till 2003.

Auteurs associés

Université de Caen Basse-Normandie
Gomez Acebo & Pombo (Brussels)
Gomez Acebo & Pombo (Brussels)


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Clara García Fernández, Miguel Troncoso Ferrer, Sara Moya Izquierdo The EU Commission fines two maritime car carriers and four car parts suppliers EUR 546 million in three separate cartel settlements (MOL / NYK / "K" Line / Wwl-Eukor / Csav, Denso / Bosch / NGK / TRW / Continental)


Four maritime car carriers, two suppliers of spark plugs and two suppliers of braking systems have been fined EUR 395 million, EUR 76 million and EUR 75 million respectively, in the framework of three separate cartel settlement decisions adopted by the European Commission. With regard to the (...)

Clara García Fernández, Miguel Troncoso Ferrer, Sara Moya Izquierdo The EU General Court upholds a Commission’s decision ordering the recovery of an illegal State aid (Brussels South Charleroi Airport)


The General Court of the EU has dismissed the appeal filed by Brussels South Charleroi Airport (“BSCA”) against a 2014 Commission decision whereby Belgium was ordered to recover illegal State aid granted to BSCA. In its decision, the Commission found that a series of measures adopted by the (...)

Clara García Fernández, Miguel Troncoso Ferrer, Sara Moya Izquierdo Advocate General Wahl excludes gun-jumping in a case involving a takeover in the auditing sector (Ernst & Young)


Gun-jumping rules prevent companies, subject to the obligation to notify, from completing a merger or acquisition, in whole or in part, prior to obtaining the approval from the relevant Competition Authorities. In May 2014, Ernst & Young (EY) acquisition of KPMG’s Danish unit was approved (...)

Clara García Fernández, Miguel Troncoso Ferrer, Sara Moya Izquierdo The EU Court of Justice receives the first preliminary ruling request on the applicability of the EU Damages Directive (Cogeco Communications / Sport TV Portugal)


A Portuguese court (Tribunal Judicial da Comarca de Lisboa) has referred the first preliminary ruling request on Directive 2014/104 ("the EU Damages Directive") to the Court of Justice of the EU. The reference of the case is C-637/17. The main question referred by the Portuguese court aims at (...)

579 Revue

Christophe Alleaume, Miguel Troncoso Ferrer Le contrat de distribution à l’aune du règlement 330/2010 - Problématiques particulières à certaines formes de distribution (Caen, 4 octobre 2013)


La deuxième table ronde de la conférence du 4 octobre 2013 était consacrée aux difficultés d’application du règlement n°330/2010. Christophe Alleaume et Miguel Troncoso Ferrer dédient plus particulièrement leurs propos aux problématiques particulières à certaines formes de distribution. Pour Christophe (...)

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