Olivier D’Ormesson


Olivier d’Ormesson has been a member of the deliberating Body of the French competition Authority (2014-2019). He has practised competition law for more than 30 years. He qualified as an avocat à la Cour de Paris, worked in Brussels for 15 years and for 4 years in New York. He began his career in Paris with the law firm Gide Loyrette Nouel. He became the partner in charge of the Brussels office, and then of the New York office in 1989, before returning to Brussels in 1992. Seven years later, he joined Linklaters, firstly in Brussels, and then in Paris, in 2003, as the partner in charge of the competition and EU law team. Olivier teaches competition law courses at the leading French academic institutions: Sciences-Po, Paris 2 - Assas and HEC


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Anne Wachsmann, Christopher Bellamy QC, Gerwin Van Gerven, Jeffrey Schmidt, Olivier d’Ormesson, Robert Gavin The EU Court of Justice confirms that the Commission must assess whether an agreement to limit parallel trade in medicines has pro-competitive benefits (GlaxoSmithKline)


On 6 October, the European Court of Justice (‘ECJ’) issued another “score draw” judgment in the long-running battle of R&D-based pharmaceutical companies to limit parallel trade in medicines across the EU. While the ECJ required the European Commission to conduct an in-depth examination of (...)

Anne Wachsmann, Christopher Bellamy QC, Gerwin Van Gerven, Jonas Koponen, Joseph P. Armao, Nicole Kar, Olivier d’Ormesson The EU Commission introduces a new settlement procedure for cartel cases during investigations


On 30 June 2008, the European Commission introduced a new settlement procedure for cartel cases. Under the new procedure, the parties in a cartel investigation may acknowledge their breach of European antitrust law and waive certain procedural rights in exchange for a 10% reduction of the fine. (...)

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Jorge Padilla, Olivier d’Ormesson, Raphaël De Coninck Quantifying damages in civil proceedings: Can economists and should competition authorities help? (New Frontiers of Antitrust Conference - Paris, 11 February 2011)


La deuxième table-ronde de la conférence New Frontiers of Antitrust du 11 février 2011 à Paris est dédiée à la quantification des dommages dans les procedures civiles. Raphael de Coninck, membre de l’équipe du chef économiste de la Commission européenne, présente dans la première contribution, plusieurs (...)


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