Antwerp University Belgian Competition Authority (Brussels)

Jan Blockx

Antwerp University, Belgian Competition Authority (Brussels)
Assistant Professor

Jan Blockx currently works at the University of Antwerp’s Faculty of Law, where he also did his PhD entitled "Mens rea in EU antitrust law: when intentions matter". He is also working part-time for the Belgian Competition Authority as assessor. Prior to his academic career, he worked as a private practice lawyer at international law firms Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Hogan Lovells (2006-2016). His research interests mainly concerns the interplay between (European) regulation and the economy, covering areas such as competition law, state aid, the internal market, the common commercial policy and technology regulation.

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1786 Bulletin

Jan Blockx The EU Commission publishes a new State aid recovery notice


New EU State aid Recovery Notice strengthens Commission’s hand* On 22 July 2019, the European Commission published a new State aid Recovery Notice on its website (publication in the Official Journal of the European Union will follow). The new Notice replaces the Recovery Notice of 2007 which (...)

4791 Review

Jan Blockx Competition law in an era of deglobalization


As the world becomes more fragmented, competition policy and enforcement are likely to change. Various legal regimes, such as economic sanctions, foreign investment screening and tariffs, will create obstacles to cross-border trade. Because of this and other reasons for companies to reshore, (...)

Jan Blockx Mens Rea in EU Antitrust Law: When Intentions Matter, Jan BLOCKX


This section selects books on themes related to competition laws and economics. This compilation does not attempt to be exhaustive but rather a survey of themes important in the area. The survey usually covers publication over the last three months after publication of the latest issue of (...)

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