Philippe Guibert, Partner, is the head of the EC & Competition Department of De Pardieu Brocas Maffei in Paris. Admitted to the Paris Bar in 1994, Philippe holds a French Masters (“Maîtrise”) in Business and EC Law and a Postgraduate Degree (“DESS”) in EC Law from Paris I-Sorbonne. He is also a graduate of King’s College London. Prior to De Pardieu Brocas Maffei, Philippe practiced at Coudert Brothers and Norton Rose (London and Paris). He has developed a strong expertise in French and European Competition law. His activity covers in particular EC and domestic merger controls, antitrust litigation and State aids. Philippe was lecturer of Competition Law at University of Paris Dauphine from 1998 to 2004, and is the author of various publications on EC and domestic competition law issues.
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After several months of public consultation over a reform of its merger control guidelines, the French competition Authority (FCA) has released July 23rd, 2020, its final version of the revised guidelines on merger control. The present On-Topic gathers three contributions reviewing this (...)
1. The media report on it almost daily: the real estate sector has been experiencing a considerable boom in Europe in recent years. Encouraged by favourable tax regimes and often justified speculative aims, acquisition operations have multiplied, now requiring frequent application of merger (...)