Jennifer Boudet

Covington & Burling (Brussels)
Lawyer (Associate)

Jennifer Boudet is an associate in the Brussels office. Her practice focuses on all areas of EU Competition law, including cartel investigations, abuse of dominant position cases, state aid cases as well as regulatory issues. Ms. Boudet advises clients in a variety of sectors, including media and technology, energy and natural resources. She did her studies at the University of Paris I - Panthéon - Sorbonne and she hols an LL.M. from the College of Europe.

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VEON (Amsterdam)
Covington & Burling (Brussels)


3326 Bulletin

Jennifer Boudet, Johan Ysewyn Leniency and competition law: An overview of EU and national case law


More than 20 years after the adoption of the first European Commission Leniency Notice, the detection and sanctioning of cartels remains a key feature of the enforcement agenda of the European Commission (the “Commission”) and – the currently still 28 – European Union (“EU”) national competition authorities (“NCAs” or “CAs”). Leniency programmes are a crucial tool in uncovering cartels, with a large majority of cartel decisions adopted by European competition authorities based on immunity and leniency applications. But for how long?

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Ianis Girgenson, Jennifer Boudet Commitments: The European Commission clears the merger of two manufacturers of medical devices notwithstanding their leadership in numerous product markets (Johnson & Johnson, Synthes)


Le 18 avril 2012, la Commission européenne a autorisé, sous réserve d’engagements, l’acquisition de Synthes Inc. par Johnson & Johnson (“J&J”). Cette décision, publiée en mai 2013, constitue une victoire majeure pour J&J. En effet, l’opération (valorisée à $19,7 milliards) donnait lieu à des (...)


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