Henrik Nordling

Kluge (Oslo)
Lawyer (Associate)

A dual qualified lawyer in France and Norway, Henrik Nordling is a Senior associate in the Oslo office of BA-HR where his practice focuses on Norwegian and European competition law, European regulatory law as well as anti-corruption law. Prior to joining BA-HR he was a senior associate in the competition law department of Schjødt in Oslo and an associate at Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier in Paris. Henrik completed his training in the Brussels and Paris offices of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and with Brödermann & Jahn in Hamburg. He holds an LLB in Law and European Legal Systems from the University of East Anglia, a masters in European Business Law from the Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas and graduated summa cum laude (lauréat du Bâtonnier) from the Paris Bar School.

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1162 Bulletin

Henrik Nordling The Norwegian Supreme Court renders its first judgment interpreting Section 11 of the Norwegian Competition Act which forbids the abuse of a dominant position (Tine)


On 22 June 2011, the Norwegian Supreme Court rendered its first ever judgment interpreting Section 11 of the Norwegian Competition Act which forbids the abuse of a dominant position, a provision akin to Article 102 TFEU. The judgement ultimately vindicates dairy producer Tine AS («Tine«) for (...)

5712 Review

Didier Theophile, Henrik Nordling Modification of network sharing agreement: The European Commission clears a merger between two mobile operators in the UK subject to commitments relating to the divestment of spectrum and reinforced guarantees regarding a network sharing agreement concluded with the sectoral “maverick” (T-Mobile ; Orange)


Eur. Comm, 1 March 2010, T-Mobile/Orange, Case COMP/M.5650 On 1 March 2010, the European Commission cleared, subject to commitments, the combination of T-Mobile’s and Orange’s activities in the UK on the markets for the provision of mobile telecommunications services and broadband internet (...)

Didier Theophile, Henrik Nordling Merger clearance: The European Commission unconditionally clears a concentration between two main competitors on the online advertising market as they would form a more credible competitive force together than separately, thus allowing them to compete on a market characterised by a particularly strong leader (Microsoft/Yahoo! Search)


Eur. Comm, 18 February 2010, Microsoft/Yahoo! Search Business, case COMP/M.5727 In a decision of 18 February 2010, the European Commission has cleared the proposed acquisition of Yahoo’s online search business and related announcements by Microsoft. Microsoft is the world leader in the design, (...)

Didier Theophile, Henrik Nordling Acquisition of competitor: The European Commission, identifying local overlaps in Germany in a transaction with effects in several Member States, authorises the acquisition of a maverick competitor in exchange for commitments to divest both intellectual and physical property rights at a national level (Vattenfall/Nuon Energy)


Eur. Comm. 22 June 2009, Vattenfall/Nuon Energy, Case COMP/M.5496 By decision of 22 June 2009, the European Commission has approved the acquisition of N.V. Nuon Energy (Nuon) by Vattenfall AB (Vattenfall), subject to conditions and obligations. The purchaser is a Swedish company, ultimately (...)

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