European Commission - DG COMP (Brussels)

Ilias Georgiopoulos

European Commission - DG COMP (Brussels)
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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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395 Bulletin

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)


This article has been nominated for the 2015 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. 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 (...)

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