European Commission - DG COMP (Brussels)

Guillaume Loriot

European Commission - DG COMP (Brussels)
Deputy Director-General

Guillaume Loriot is Deputy Director-General at DG Competition. Prior to that, he was Director responsible for Directorate C, dealing with antitrust, mergers and state aid in digital, telecoms and media cases, at DG Competition. Prior to his appointment in 2014, Guillaume Loriot was the Deputy Head of Cabinet of Vice President Joaquin Almunia, EU Commissioner for Competition Policy, between 2010 and 2014, and was specifically responsible for Antitrust and Merger control, as well as for EU Legislation on Antitrust Damages Actions. He was previously Head of Unit 02 - Antitrust and Merger Coordination – at DG Competition. Before joining the European Commission in 2002, Guillaume Loriot qualified as an avocat (Paris Bar) and worked with a Brussels’ Law firm specialized in EC competition law until 1997. He then completed five years of service as a referendaire with the EU General Court. Guillaume Loriot obtained his law degree at the University of Paris II (1990). He is also a graduate of University College London (LLM, 1991) and of the College of Europe (Bruges, 1992).

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2869 Bulletin

Guillaume Loriot, Justin Menezes, Oliver Koch The European Commission revises notice on a simplified procedure for treatment of certain concentrations following adoption of the new merger regulation


"Commission revises notices following adoption of the new merger regulation"* Following the adoption of the new Merger Regulation and of the Implementing Regulation, the Commission approved, in July 2004, three new notices dealing respectively with ancillary restraints, simplified procedure (...)

Benoît Durand, François-Xavier Rouxel, Guillaume Loriot The EU Commission approves, subject to remedies, a merger in the medical devices market giving a practical example of the use of quantitative analyses in merger control (GE Medical Systems / Instrumentarium)


"GE/Instrumentarium: a practical example of the use of quantitative analyses in merger control"* On 2 September 2003, the European Commission approved, subject to conditions, the acquisition by General Electric Medical Systems (‘GE’) of the Finnish firm Instrumentarium. The Commission was (...)


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