Alexandre G. Verheyden

Jones Day (Brussels)
Lawyer (Partner)

Alexandre Verheyden is Partner-in-Charge of Jones Day’s Brussels Office, and coordinates the firm’s competition practice in Europe. Alexandre concentrates on complex merger cases. His experience spans all fields of competition law including abuse of dominant position/monopoly offense, cartel, merger, and state aid cases. He represents major corporations and governments before the European Commission, European courts, and national authorities. He has also served as co-chair of the Communications Committee of the International Bar Association. He was a winner of the 2012 Antitrust Writing Awards for the article "EU Court of Justice Provides Guidance on Abusive Margin Squeezes" and was a scholarship recipient of the Belgian American Educational Foundation. He has authored various articles in the field of competition law and speaks regularly at conferences. He was previously admitted to the New York State Bar.

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Articles

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Alexandre G. Verheyden, Bernard Amory, Dr. Jürgen Beninca, Laurent de Muyter The EU Court of Justice annuls the General Court ruling that upheld the fine imposed by the Commission for an abuse of dominance (Intel)

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What happened? The European Court of Justice ("ECJ") set aside a General Court ruling that had upheld a €1.06 billion fine imposed by the European Commission on Intel for abusing its dominant position in the market for x86 central processing units ("CPUs"). Background In its 2009 decision, (...)

Alexandre G. Verheyden, Eric Barbier de la Serre, Eric Morgan de Rivery The EU Court of Human Rights rules that dawn raids carried out at the premises of two companies by the French Department for Competition, Consumer Protection and Fraud violates both the rights of defense and the right to privacy (Vinci / GTM)

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The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) recently ruled that dawn raids carried out at the premises of two French construction companies by the DGCCRF (French Department for Competition, Consumer Protection and Fraud) violated both the rights of defense and the right to privacy, due to (...)

Alexandre G. Verheyden, Bernard Amory, Yvan N. Desmedt The EU Commission adopts revised safe harbor rules for minor agreements and provides guidance on "by object" restrictions of competition

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The European Commission has published revised safe harbor rules for agreements that are not deemed to appreciably restrict competition. This is the so-called "De Minimis Notice," the first version of which dates back to 2001. At the same time, the Commission also published guidance on the (...)

Alexandre G. Verheyden, Francesco Liberatore, Johannes Zöttl The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) institutes a new supra-national African competition law regime

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A new supra-national African competition law regime, the COMESA Competition Commission ("CCC"), began operations in January 2013. This new regime includes new merger control regulations likely to have a significant impact on international businesses with local operations in the region. The CCC (...)

Alexandre G. Verheyden, Serge Clerckx The EU Court of Justice issues a preliminary ruling in a case concerning price squeeze abuses providing clear guidance on this issue (TeliaSonera)

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This article has been nominated for the 2012 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. On 17 February 2011, the European Union Court of Justice ("CJ") issued a preliminary ruling in an ongoing case concerning price squeeze abuses. Questions were (...)

Alexandre G. Verheyden, Bernard Amory, Carsten Gromotke, Joe Sims, Philip A. Proger, Stefano Macchi di Cellere, Tom D. Smith The European Commission adopts a new Leniency Notice

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The detection and punishment of illegal cartels are at the top of the European Commission’s enforcement agenda. In 2001, the Commission meted out record fines in cartel cases totaling $ 1.6 billion, eclipsing the U.S. single-year record of $ 1.1 billion. Historically, the Commission’s fabled « (...)

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