Covington & Burling (Brussels)

Marilena Nteve

Covington & Burling (Brussels)

Marilena Nteve advises on all aspects of European competition law, including merger control, cartels, anticompetitive agreements, abuse of dominance, and general compliance work. She has experience on complex and multi-jurisdictional merger control cases in various industries, such as life sciences and energy. Ms. Nteve has worked on cartel investigations before the European Commission and has assisted clients in cartel damages litigation.

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Johan Ysewyn, Sophie Albrighton, Marilena Nteve, Jiayen Ong The EU General Court upholds the decision of the Commission to block a joint venture between two large steel producers (ThyssenKrupp / Tata Steel)


On 22 June 2022, the EU’s General Court (“GC”) fully dismissed thyssenkrupp’s appeal against the European Commission’s (“Commission”) decision to block its proposed joint venture (“JV”) with Tata Steel in 2019. This is the first time that the GC has considered the prohibition of a “gap” case under the (...)

Marilena Nteve, Wesley Lepla, Miranda Cole The EU Court of Justice dismisses the appeals of several manufacturers of medicines against the General Court’s judgment upholding the Commission’s pay-for-delay infringement decision (Lundbeck)


On 25 March 2021, the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) dismissed the appeals by Lundbeck, Merck KGaA (and Generics UK), Arrow, Alpharma (and Xellia) and Ranbaxy, against the General Court’s (“GC”) judgment upholding the European Commission’s (“Commission”) 2013 pay-for-delay (...)

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