Linklaters (Düsseldorf)

David-Julien dos Santos Goncalves

Linklaters (Düsseldorf)
Managing Associate

David dos Santos Goncalves is a managing associate in Linklaters antitrust & foreign investment group in Düsseldorf. He specialises in European and German competition law, including merger control, foreign investment control, vertical restraints, cartel and abuse of dominance proceedings. His focus lies on the coordination of complex multijurisdictional merger control and foreign investment control proceedings as well as on antitrust proceedings before competition authorities, civil and arbitration courts. He represents clients before the European Commission, the German Federal Cartel Office as well as the German Ministry of Economics and Energy. David graduated in law at the University of Münster and studied economics in Münster and Sankt Gallen.

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Articles

833 Bulletin

Christian Ahlborn, Christoph Barth, David-Julien dos Santos Goncalves Foreign investment: An overview of EU and national case law

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This foreword provides an overview of the developments of foreign investment (“FI”) regimes globally during 2020 and, more specifically, highlights the trends over the year in the area of FI. Historically, the European Union (“EU”) has had one of the most open investment regimes in the world and has been a key destination for foreign investments. The openness of the EU towards foreign investments was often seen as an important reason for its economic success. But the idea of unrestricted openness of the economy to foreign investments started to wane when the so-called ‘new investors’ – referring primarily to investors from China and Russia – started acquiring core technologies and key companies in Europe.

6508 Review

Frédéric Jenny, Christian Ahlborn, Jeremy Bacharach, Christoph Barth, Christian Bovet, Marcel Boyer, Jacques Buhart, Maria Pilar Canedo Arrillaga, Michèle Carpagnano, Daniel Crane, Aymeric de Moncuit, Valentine Delaloye, Jacques Derenne, David-Julien dos Santos Goncalves, David Gabathuler, Mark Griffiths, Leigh Hancher, David Henry, Pierre Horna, David Kupka, Siún O’Keeffe, Christian Ritz, Giulio Cesare Rizza, Matthias Schlau, Mario Siragusa, Anastasia Usova, Faustine Viala, Masako Wakui Competition law and health crisis

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The unexpected shock provoked by the Covid-19 crisis and the measures taken to limit the spread of the pandemic have affected the functioning of many markets. Throughout the world, competition authorities which, in the last decade, had been enforcing their laws in the context of steady economic (...)

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