Eliott Costet

Huawei Technologies (Paris)
Senior Legal Counsel

As a Senior Legal Counsel for Huawei in the Paris-based team, he combines expertise in competition, distribution and commercial law with an in-depth knowledge of the telecommunications sector. His practice covers both European and French competition laws. In addition, he has significant experience in the regulated sector of electronic communications. In this respect, he provides companies, active in this sector, tailored legal advice on specific competition issues they are facing. Before joining Bird & Bird in January 2018, he worked for two years in the legal departments of Orange and Eutelsat in Paris. During these two years, he dealt with a broad range of legal issues relating to innovation (from competition and telecommunications laws to digital and commercial laws). This experience allowed him to have a very good understanding of our client’s needs.

Articles

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Thomas Oster, Eliott Costet The French President enacts an ordinance finalising the transposition of the ECN+ Directive into national law to strengthen the powers of the national competition authorities and increase their effectiveness

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On 26 May this year, a presidential ordinance (the Ordinance) perfected the transposition into French law of the ECN+ European Directive of 11 December 2018, which aims to strengthen the powers of national competition authorities and increase their effectiveness. Several provisions of the (...)

Eliott Costet, Florence Leroux The French Competition Authority decides to block a merger transaction against the joint takeover of a local hypermarket by undertakings of a competing retail group (Géant Casino / ACDLec)

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Nearly a month after issuing its new merger control guidelines, the French Competition Authority (FCA) broke new ground in merger control by issuing a blocking decision on 28 August 2020, against the joint takeover of a local hypermarket by undertakings of a competing retail group. The FCA (...)

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