WilmerHale (Brussels)

Christian Duvernoy

WilmerHale (Brussels)
Lawyer (Partner)

Christian Duvernoy has been based in the firm’s Brussels office since 1990, where he serves as partner-in-charge. His practice focuses on the application of EU competition law and regulation in a diverse range of sectors, including IT/IP, financial services and manufacturing industries. Mr. Duvernoy represents clients before the European Commission in merger clearance proceedings and antitrust investigations, both into alleged collusion among competitors and the conduct of dominant firms, often involving IP-related issues. He also advises more generally on EU market access issues, including product standards and industry-specific regulatory requirements.

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John Ratliff, Anne Vallery, Christian Duvernoy, Frédéric Louis, Cormac O’Daly The European Competition Network and individual EU Member State publishes statements in response to antitrust enforcement due to the COVID-19 outbreak


The European Competition Network of the 27 EU Member State Antitrust Authorities (the ‘ECN’), several individual EU Member State antitrust authorities, the UK’s antitrust authority and Norway’s government have issued statements in response to antitrust enforcement and COVID-19, focusing on three (...)

Hans-Georg Kamann, Frédéric Louis, Christian Duvernoy, Anne Vallery, John Ratliff The EU Commission issues a communication recalling the various options for Member States that are within the rules and adopts a Temporary Framework for support measures to help with the effects of COVID-19 in order to prevent unfair distortions of competition and trade within the EU’s internal market


The COVID-19 crisis is first and foremost a health issue, as governments around the world seek to limit and treat its effects and save lives. However, it is also an immediate economic and social issue, as companies and individuals strive to deal with its effects on their livelihoods—from (...)

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