Gavin Bushell

Baker McKenzie (Brussels)
Lawyer (Partner)

Gavin Bushell is a partner in the European & Competition Law Practice Group in Brussels, where he advises clients on EU competition, state aid and aviation law. He has more than 10 years of experience practicing law and is a frequent speaker at legal conferences, particularly on aviation matters. Mr. Bushell is chairman of the Law Society, Brussels Section, and co-author of a number of articles on EU competition law. He is also a member of various legal and industry associations such as the European Air Law Association, the European Nuclear Energy Forum, the World Nuclear Association and the European Aviation Club. In March 2012, Mr. Bushell was named by Global Competition Review as one of the top 40 of the world’s leading competition practitioners under the age of 40 in its 40 under 40 survey. Mr. Bushell focuses on EU competition and state aid law, EU merger control law and aviation law and regulation, and has acted for global companies in various sectors including aviation, banking, beverages, mining, recorded music, manufacturing, packaging and nuclear energy. He has broad experience in all aspects of merger transactions, international cartel and horizontal agreement investigations, state aid proceedings, Article 102 TFEU (abuse of dominance) investigations as well as representing clients in litigation before the General Court of the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg to challenge European Commission decisions. Mr. Bushell has advised and trained clients around the world on creating and implementing competition compliance training programmes.

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2939 Bulletin

Gavin Benjamin Bushell The EU Commission opens consultations seeking views on possible improvements of the EU Merger Regulation, in particular extending its scope to the acquisition of non-controlling minority shareholdings

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Minority Report? The EC’s public consultation on minority shareholdings* On 25 June 2013, the European Commission launched a public consultation entitled “Towards more effective EU Merger Control” in which the Commission proposes to (i) expand its powers to review non-controlling minority (...)

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