Timothy Hirsch

CaaStle (New York)
General Counsel

Tim Hirsch is a General Counsel at CaaStle (New York). Before that he was in-house counsel at MasterCard (New York). Prior to joining MasterCard, Mr. Hirsch was an associate at Axinn Veltrop & Harkrider, in the New York’s office antitrust group. His practice focused on merger analysis and antitrust counseling. Mr. Hirsch also practiced competition law in Brussels and Paris for several years. He worked on various antitrust matters including premerger notifications, cartel investigations, antitrust litigation as well as internal compliance. He gained experience in the supermarket, aviation, chemicals, energy, animal health and transport industries. Mr. Hirsch received an LL.M from Cornell Law School in 2008 where he was a Fulbright Scholar. He received a B.A in law from Cambridge University in 2007 as well as a Maîtrise en droit from the Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas. He is fluent in French and Dutch.



6992 Bulletin

Donald W. Hawthorne, Timothy Hirsch The Brussels Court of Appeal holds that communications between a company and its in-house counsel are entitled to the protection of the attorney-client privilege under Belgian law (Belgacom)


This article has been nominated for the 2014 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. The Brussels Court of Appeal held that communications between a company (Belgacom Group) and its in-house counsel were entitled to the protection of the (...)

Jacques Derenne, Timothy Hirsch The Brussels Court of Appeal holds that the national copyright management society abused its dominant position while relying on an EU Commission written opinion delivered in the assistance procedure (SABAM / Productions & Marketing)


In April 2000, Productions & Marketing requested authorisation from SABAM (Belgian Society of Authors) to use works of its catalogue for five concerts. SABAM offers a preferential tariff (50% price reduction) to companies considered as "big organisers". SABAM refused to grant Productions (...)


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