Scott McInnes

Bird & Bird (Brussels)
Lawyer (Partner)

Mr. Scott McInnes is a Partner in the Bird & Bird Brussels office. Before, he was senior regulatory counsel within MasterCard’s legal department, and covers a variety of regulatory matters. His main areas of focus are EU and national competition law, payment systems, Interchange Fee Regulation, Payment Services Directive (PSD), E-money Directive (EMD), litigation, Oversight, etc. Before joining MasterCard, he was an associate at Jones Day for more than seven years, dealing with a wide variety of competition law / EU law matters. He is a member of the Belgian Company Lawyers Institute (Institut des Juristes d’Entreprises).

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2404 Bulletin

Marcus Pollard, Scott McInnes, Vincent Brophy The EU Commission imposes a twenty million euros fine against Belgian electricity supplier for failure to notify a merger (Electrabel / CNR)


On 10 June 2009, the European Commission (EC) imposed a fine of € 20 M on Belgian electricity supplier Electrabel for implementing a merger without seeking its prior approval, in breach of the EC Merger Regulation (ECMR). This decision merits attention not only because it is one of only a (...)

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