Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (Brussels)

Stéphane Dionnet

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (Brussels)
Lawyer (Associate)

Stéphane Dionnet joined Skadden’s Brussels office in September 2006. Mr. Dionnet is a qualified lawyer and a member of the Brussels bar, and his practice focuses on European Union and international competition law. He has assisted clients in numerous cartel investigations, in particular with respect to leniency applications before the European Commission and other international competition agencies, as well as corporate investigations relating to cartels. Mr. Dionnet has worked with clients from a diverse range of industries including consumer products, energy, entertainment, financial services, pharmaceuticals, retail and telecommunications.

Prior to joining Skadden, Mr. Dionnet worked for three years within the “Merger Network” of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Competition. He was case-handler in high-profile transactions in various industries including pharmaceuticals (Sanofi-Synthélabo/Aventis), entertainment (Sony/BMG), medical devices (Johnson & Johnson/Guidant), software (Microsoft/Time Warner/ContentGuard JV) and freight (CIMC/Burg). He also participated in “dawn raids” conducted by the European Commission in the context of cartel cases.

Mr. Dionnet is a native French speaker and is fluent in English.

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Articles

918 Bulletin

Bill Batchelor, Frederic Depoortere, Giorgio Motta, Ingrid Vandenborre, Stéphane Dionnet, Geraldine De Vasconcelos Lopes The EU General Court issues its judgment upholding the Commission’s decision to fine a telecommunications company for gun-jumping (Altice / PT Portugal)

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On September 22, 2021, the European General Court issued its judgment upholding the decision by the European Commission (Commission) to fine Altice for gun-jumping in the acquisition of Portugal Telecom (PT) in 2015. The General Court did grant Altice a limited 5% reduction of part of the €124.5 (...)

Bill Batchelor, Frederic Depoortere, Giorgio Motta, Ingrid Vandenborre, Stéphane Dionnet, Geraldine De Vasconcelos Lopes The EU General Court upholds the Commission’s decision to fine a telecommunications company for gun jumping but grants a limited 5% reduction of part of the €124.5 million fine imposed (Altice / PT Portugal)

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On September 22, 2021, the European General Court issued its judgment upholding the decision by the European Commission (Commission) to fine Altice for gun-jumping in the acquisition of Portugal Telecom (PT) in 2015. The General Court did grant Altice a limited 5% reduction of part of the €124.5 (...)

Alberto Bacchiega, Chloé MacEwen, Mario Todino, Stéphane Dionnet The EU Commission approves subject to remedies a merger in the healthcare sector addressing the issues of potential competition and unilateral effects in innovative markets (Johnson & Johnson / Guidant)

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"Johnson & Johnson/Guidant: potential competition and unilateral effects in innovative markets"* 1. Introduction Following an in-depth investigation, on 25 August 2005 the European Commission authorised under the Merger Regulation the planned $ 24 billion (around € 18 billion) acquisition (...)

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