Marc Barennes is an antirust litigation expert. Marc was a référendaire (Senior court advisor) at the Court of Justice of the European Union (General Court) in Luxembourg for more than 12 years where he dealt with some of the most high profile Competition and State aid cases brought before that Court. Before working with the Court, Marc was a case/policy officer with DG Competition of the European Commission for 3 years in Brussels. He started his legal career with Latham & Watkins in Brussels and Paris. In addition to acting in his spare time as a Non-Governmental Advisor (NGA) for the International Competition Network (ICN) and lecturing in various law schools, including Sciences Po Paris, Marc regularly writes and speaks on EU litigation, state aid and competition/antitrust law topics. Marc graduated in law both in France (Panthéon-Sorbonne/Paris and Montpellier Universities) and the US (Northwestern University/Chicago). He is a member of the New-York bar.
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Litigation funding has become a key factor in bringing antitrust damages claims. As litigation funding has gained more widespread acceptance, litigation funders have also gained confidence in experimenting with new models and making increasingly competitive offers. Interview conducted by Marc (...)
Interview conducted by Marc Barennes, CDC Cartel Damage Claims, Luxembourg. As a follow-up to the first interview with a litigation funder I carried out last year, it is my pleasure this year to interview Dr Isabelle Berger-Steiner, a Director and Head of Switzerland, France & Benelux (...)
This article discusses the limitation periods within which victims of a competition law infringement can bring an action for damages in the European Union. Firstly, it addresses the evolution of the European rules in this regard since 2005. Secondly, it provides an overview of the limitation (...)
Interview conducted by Marc Barennes, Référendaire, Court of Justice of the European Union (General Court), Luxembourg. It is a pleasure to meet with you, James. In addition to your role as an associate director of Vannin Capital, a leading litigation funder, you have particular expertise in (...)
Since 1st July 2015, a new set of procedural rules is applicable before the General Court of the European Union. None of the modifications made by these new rules exclusively address competition law actions, but many of them directly affect actions brought by competition lawyers. In essence, (...)
S’inspirant de l’abondante littérature juridique portant sur la rédaction de mémoires dans le cadre de recours introduits devant les juridictions américaines, le présent article émet des suggestions sur la manière de rédiger la requête et la réplique dans les affaires de concurrence portées devant le (...)