Weil, Gotshal & Manges (Brussels)

Jakob Dewispelaere

Weil, Gotshal & Manges (Brussels)

Jakob Dewispelaere is an associate with Weil, Gotshal & Manges, based in their Brussels office. He advises on all aspects of EU competition law, including merger control, restrictive practices, market dominance and general counselling and compliance. He represents clients before the European Commission, EU Member States’ competition authorities, and other key regulators globally. His experience encompasses a broad range of industries and business sectors, including agriculture, insurance, metals, software and industrial/manufacturing sectors. Prior to joining Weil, Jakob Dewispelaere practiced as a senior associate at a US firm in Brussels. From 2017-2019, he was connected to the University of Leuven (KUL) as a teaching assistant in EU competition law. He holds a degree in law from the University of Brussels, an LL.M in international and European law from the Institute of European Studies (University of Brussels) and an LL.M in competition and IP law from the Liège Competition and Innovation Institute (Université de Liège).

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723 Bulletin

Jakob Dewispelaere The EU Court of Justice dismisses the appeal by a seafood company against the Commission’s fine for failure to notify an acquisition (Marine Harvest)


CJEU Confirms Double Trouble for Gun Jumpers* On 4 March 2020, the European Court of Justice (“CJEU”) rendered its judgment in the Marine Harvest case. The CJEU dismissed Marine Harvest’s appeal against a European Commission (“Commission”) decision in which the Commission imposed two separate fines (...)

Daniel Muheme, Jakob Dewispelaere The EU Court of Justice confirms that the Commission can take into account sales of products incorporating cartelised components when calculating the fine for vertically-integrated companies that sell the transformed products in the EEA (InnoLux)


I. Parties InnoLux Corp. (“InnoLux”), the applicant, is the surviving legal entity pursuant to a merger agreement between Chi Mei Optoelectronics Corp. (“CMO”), InnoLux Display Corp. and TPO Displays Corp in 2010. InnoLux is active in the worldwide market for liquid crystal display panels (“LCD (...)

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