Ilias Georgiopoulos

Gibson Dunn (Brussels)
Lawyer (Associate)

Ilias Georgiopoulos is a Greek qualified lawyer and a member of the Brussels Bar, based in the Brussels office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He advises on EU and Greek antitrust issues, including cartel enforcement, vertical agreements, and abuse of dominance cases. He also has extensive experience in State aid law, covering a wide range of issues, among others, in the energy, transport infrastructure, and health sectors. Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Mr. Georgiopoulos has trained at the European Commission (DG Competition). He has also worked as an associate at a Greek law firm specializing in administrative law, public procurement, and telecommunications.

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Ilias Georgiopoulos, Peter Alexiadis The EU Court of Justice holds that a member state may be found to have infringed art. 106(1) TFEU if its measures create a situation in which a public undertaking or an undertaking on which it has conferred special or exclusive rights is led to abuse its dominant position (Greek Lignite case)

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ECJ held that the legal standard established by the General Court was incorrect, as the Commission was not required to identify or establish that an actual abuse had occurred or a particular abuse could have occurred as a result of the state measure at issue. The ECJ repeated its well (...)

Ilias Georgiopoulos The Cypriot Commission for the Protection of Competition rejects a complaint on predatory pricing under Section 6 of the Cypriot law for the protection of competition (Akis Ioannou / A. Ioannou Medicare / Forum Optical / Opthalmos Laser Centre / Aktis)

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On the 29th of January 2009, the Cypriot Commission for the Protection of Competition (hereinafter: the “Commission”) rejected the complaint brought before it by Akis Ioannou, A. Ioannou Medicare Ltd., Forum Optical Ltd. and Opthalmos Laser Centre Ltd. (hereinafter: the “complainants”) against (...)

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