Henrik Nordling

BA-HR (Oslo)
Lawyer (Senior 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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Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier (Paris)


1065 Bulletin

Henrik Nordling The Supreme Court of Norway 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 (...)

5597 Review

Didier Théophile, 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 Le 1er mars 2010, la Commission européenne a autorisé, sous réserve d’engagements, la mise en commun des activités de T-Mobile et Orange au Royaume-Uni sur les marchés de la fourniture de services de télécommunications mobiles et des (...)

Didier Théophile, 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 Dans une décision du 18 février 2010, la Commission européenne a autorisé le projet d’acquisition des activités de recherche en ligne de Yahoo et des annonces liées à ces recherches par Microsoft. Microsoft est le leader (...)

Didier Théophile, 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)


Comm. eur., 22 juin 2009, Vattenfall/Nuon Energy, aff. COMP/M.5496 La Commission européenne a autorisé, par une décision du 22 juin 2009, l’acquisition de la société N.V. Nuon Energy (ci-après “Nuon”) par la société Vattenfall AB (ci-après “Vattenfall”), sous réserve du respect de certaines conditions et (...)

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