Jones Day (Brussels)

Charlotte Breuvart

Jones Day (Brussels)
Lawyer (Partner)

Charlotte Breuvart is a Partner at Jones Day in Brussels. She focuses her practice on European, French, and Belgian antitrust and competition law. She has almost 20 years of extensive experience in cartels, abuses of dominance, merger control, and state aids (both in counseling and litigation). In 2012, Charlotte contributed to obtaining the largest ever fine reduction granted by the European courts in an antitrust case. She is recognized as a leading practitioner in European, French, and Belgian antitrust and competition law by independent legal directories and has been named to the list of 40 in their 40s: Notable Women Competition Professionals in Europe, the Americas, and Africa. Charlotte regularly advises French, Belgian, and international companies in a wide range of industries, with a specific focus on the energy sector, where she also delivers regulatory advice. She has been involved in several high-profile antitrust cases before the European Commission and the Court of Justice of the European Union as well as in major M&A transactions involving multijurisdictional merger filings. She also has participated in several leniency applications and commitments procedures (at the EU and national levels) and implemented learning and compliance programs in antitrust and competition law. Prior to joining Jones Day, Charlotte was the resident partner-in-charge of the Brussels antitrust and competition practice of an international law firm (2007-2013). She also served as a senior antitrust in-house counsel at EDF and practiced in the Paris and Washington, D.C. offices of another international law firm for several years.

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Articles

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Alexandre G. Verheyden, Charlotte Breuvart, Henry de la Barre d’Erquelinnes The EU Court of Justice expands cartel damages liability for corporate parents and successors (Vantaan Kaupunki / Skanska Industrial Solutions)

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This article has been nominated for the 2020 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. In Short The Development: The European Court of Justice ("ECJ") ruled that parent companies and economic successors can be held liable for damages caused by a (...)

Charlotte Breuvart, Eric Barbier de la Serre, Henry de la Barre d’Erquelinnes, Serge Clerckx The EU Court of Justice rules that the Commission violates rights of defence when it failed to share the final economic model used in its decision to block a merger (UPS / TNT)

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In Short The Development: The European Court of Justice ("ECJ") ruled that the European Commission ("Commission") violated UPS’s rights of defense when it failed to provide UPS with the final economic model used in its decision to block UPS’s proposed acquisition of TNT in 2013. The Result: The (...)

Bernard Amory, Cecelia Kye, Charlotte Breuvart The EU Court of Justice upholds use of evidence from a national authority other than a member state competition authority (Pacific Fruit)

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The European Court of Justice ("CoJ") has upheld the European Commission’s use of evidence transmitted by a national authority other than a Member State competition authority in a cartel investigation. The CoJ ruled on April 27, 2017, that the national authority properly transmitted such (...)

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Anne-Sophie Perraut, Charlotte Breuvart, Etienne Chassaing Big data and competition law in the digital sector: Lessons from the European Commission’s merger control practice and recent national initiatives

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The phenomenon of "big data" has been catching the attention of competition practitioners over the past years, as it challenges (and helps modernize) several traditional tenets of competition law. In this context, the article seeks to provide insights on three speific issues, on the basis of (...)

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