Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)

Rebecca Halbach

Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)

Rebecca focuses on all aspects of competition law, including on competition law issues in Austria and at EU level. She combines her practice of competition law with working on trade law, including on foreign direct investment, and EU regulatory matters.

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289 Bulletin

Rebecca Halbach, Steve Ross The Austrian Supreme Court denies that a licensor infringed Article 101 TFEU as defendant on the grounds that intention to seal off national markets was unproven (Sky)


In its judgment of 25 January 2022, the Austrian Supreme Court granted a request by Sky, a pay-tv provider holding an exclusive licence for the broadcasting of UEFA Champions League football matches in Austria, to prohibit an inn in Austria from showing such games via a third-party pay-tv (...)

Laura Lehoczky-Deckers, Rebecca Halbach, Edoardo Canali, Giovanni Pregno, Dilja Helgadottir, Floris-Willem Dierickx The EU Commission proposes an updated list of projects and programs of EU interest annexed to the FDI Screening Regulation


Foreign Direct Investment: Recent Developments at European Union, United Kingdom and EU Member State Level EUROPEAN UNION LEVEL European Commission proposes updated list of projects and programmes of EU interest annexed to FDI Screening Regulation On 29 September 2021, the European (...)

Rebecca Halbach The Austrian Government plans to reverse amendments to the occasional traffic act to increase competition, consumer choice, and innovation in the taxi and private hire car markets


As previously reported in this Newsletter, in September 2020 the Austrian Federal Competition Authority (“AFCA”) published the results of a sector inquiry into the taxi and private hire car market. The AFCA found that certain planned amendments to the Occasional Traffic Act (“AOTA”) would (...)

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