Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)

Charlotte de Meeûs

Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)
Lawyer (Associate)

Charlotte de Meeûs focuses on Belgian business law, as well as on all aspects of Belgian and EU competition law. Prior to joining Van Bael & Bellis, Charlotte worked as a Bluebook trainee at the European Commission (DG COMP). She also gained experience working as a Competition Law summer associate in the Brussels offices of leading law firms.

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626 Bulletin

Charlotte de Meeûs The EU General Court’s President suspends RFIs requiring the production of documents containing sensitive personal data until specific virtual data room procedure is set up (Facebook)


On 29 October 2020, the President of the General Court (“GC”) issued two orders suspending the operation of requests for information (“RFIs”) issued to Facebook Ireland Ltd (“Facebook”) by the European Commission (“Commission”) concerning documents that are not related to Face- book’s commercial (...)

Charlotte de Meeûs, Kris Van Hove The Romanian Government publishes an ordonnance on actions for damages providing cartel infringements are presumed to cause an overcharge of 20%


On 16 October 2020, the Romanian government published Ordinance No. 170/2020 on actions for damages in cases of violation of the competition law provisions and modifying and supplementing Romanian Competition Law No. 21/1996 (the “Ordinance”). The Ordinance provides that cartel infringements are (...)

Charlotte de Meeûs The Romanian Competition Authority fines five companies for participating in a bid rigging cartel in public tender for street refurbishment (Construct Steel Market / Construcții Drumuri și Lucrări de Artă / Comesad Drumuri / General Trust Argeș / Selca)


On 24 September 2020, the Romanian Competition Council (“RCC”) imposed fines totalling € 468,000 on five companies for engaging in bid-rigging in relation to public tenders concerning the refurbishment of certain streets in the Romanian city of Pitesti. The investigation started in 2018 following (...)

Valérie Lefever, Charlotte de Meeûs, Vincent Reijns The Belgian Competition Authority adopts fining guidelines which extend the scope to include the sanction for abuse of economic dependency


On 3 September 2020, the Belgian Competition Authority adopted new guidelines on the method of setting fines for competition law infringements (the “Fining Guidelines”). The Fining Guidelines were published in the Belgian Official Journal on 16 September 2020 and entered into force immediately. (...)

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