Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)

Andreas Reindl

Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)
Lawyer (of Counsel)

Andreas Reindl is Counsel at Van Bael & Bellis in Brussels. He previously worked for Baker Botts, where he was a consultant. Previously, he served as the Director of the Fordham Competition Law Institute at Fordham Law School New York, and as a Principal Administrator at the OECD’s Competition Division. Prior to joining the OECD, Andreas worked for several years in the Washington DC and Brussels offices of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. Reindl has significant experience advising clients in the energy, transport, pharmaceutical, high-tech and other sectors on the full range of EU competition issues. Most recently, he worked on one of the EU’s highest profile merger investigations and represented several clients in abuse of dominance investigations initiated by the Swedish competition authority. Reindl also has broad experience advising clients on online distribution, licensing, and other collaboration agreements.

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671 Bulletin

Laura Lehoczky-Deckers, Andreas Reindl, Katharina Bongs The Munich Regional Court issues two preliminary injunctions regarding a cooperation agreement that has the effect of restricting competition on the market for health portals (Google)


On 20 January 2021, the Regional Court of Munich I (the “Court”) issued two preliminary injunctions against Google Ireland Ltd. (“Google”) and the Federal Republic of Germany, represented by the German Federal Ministry of Health (“the Ministry”), at the request of health platform (...)

Anna Jorna, Andreas Reindl The EU Court of Justice Advocate General Saugmandsgaard Øe considers that the special jurisdiction rule for tort disputes under Brussels I Bis applies to civil liability actions based on an infringement of competition law (Wikingerhof)


On 10 September 2020, Advocate General Saugmandsgaard Øe rendered his non-binding opinion in the context of a preliminary reference request from the German Federal Court of Justice on the interpretation of Article 7(2) of Regulation 1215/2012 (“Brussels I Bis”). This Article provides that in (...)

Andreas Reindl, Argyrios Papaefthymiou The UK Competition Authority publishes its final report on online platforms and digital marketing and calls for a new pro-competitive regulatory regime


On 1 July 2020, the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (“CMA”) published its final report on its year-long market study into online platforms and the digital advertising market in the UK. The CMA found that existing competition law tools are not suitable for ensuring effective competition in (...)

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