Gibson Dunn (Brussels)

Andrés Font Galarza

Gibson Dunn (Brussels)

Andrés Font Galarza is a Spanish qualified partner and a member of the Brussels Bar, based in the Brussels office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Mr. Galarza’s practice encompasses antitrust issues relating to mergers, joint ventures, distribution issues (especially relating to online commerce), IP, the abuse of dominance and cartels. In addition, he provides strategic and policy advice to clients in regulatory matters affecting sectors such as the Internet, consumer goods brands, pharmaceuticals, health and food, energy and the EU internal market freedoms. He has significant experience in dealing with European privacy issues, in particular those raised by the digital economy. Mr. Galarza is featured as a leading lawyer for Competition/European Law in the 2011 editions of both Chambers Global and Chambers Europe, in which he is described as “a strong asset to the practice”. He regularly lectures on antitrust and competition matters and has numerous publications with editions in several languages (including English, Spanish and Chinese, amongst others) through the Oxford University Press and Law Press China. Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Mr. Galarza spent 15 years as a senior official of the European Commission, of which he worked for 13 years at the Directorate General for Competition in charge of important cases, particularly in the ICT and consumer goods sectors.


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Andrés Font Galarza The EU Commission and the Chinese Government sign an agreement on a structured dialogue on competition to foster the interests of both European and Chinese companies when doing business in each other’s territory


"EU-China dialogue on Competition formalised with the signature of Terms of Reference on May 6 2004"* The European Commission and the Chinese Government signed on May 6 an agreement on a structured dialogue on Competition. This is the first such competition dialogue embarked on by China and (...)

Andrés Font Galarza The EU Commission exempts under art. 85(3) of the EC Treaty the creation of a joint venture in the digital interactive television services (British Interactive Broadcasting)


"The British Interactive Broadcasting Decision and the application of competition rules to the new digital interactive television services"* I. Introduction The Commission exempted on 15 September 1999 pursuant to Article 81 (3) of the EC Treaty the creation of a joint venture company, (...)

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