Georgios Gryllos

General Court of the European Union (Luxembourg)
Legal Secretary

George Gryllos Studied Law at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and holds a Master’s Degree in EU Law from the above University. He practiced law as an attorney in Greece and became Legal Secretary in 2004. Served under Judges S. Papasavvas (2004-2010), N. J. Forwood (2010-2015) and D. Gratsias (2015-present). As a lawyer he mainly dealt with Contract Law, IP Law, Tax Law, State aids and commercial arbitration. As a Legal Secretary, he has dealt with a range of cases, such as Competition law (cartels, mergers, abuses of dominance including in IP and finance-related fields); State aids (Air-transport, Services of general economic interest, Taxation, Privatisation schemes, Mining rights, Investment financing, public broadcasting); Public procurement; Extra-contractual liability of the Union; Common agricultural policy; Public access to documents; External action (restrictive measures, asset freezing); Trade-Marks and designs; Antidumping and Free movement of services.

Articles

1158 Bulletin

Georgios Gryllos Burden of proof and competition law: An overview of the case-law in major jurisdictions

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Rule of reason, passing-on defence, per se infringements, extraterritoriality, illegally obtained evidence, alternative explanations, indirect evidence are only some of the notions interpreted and applied by competition law courts on both sides of the Atlantic. Do the judges analyse and apply them in a similar fashion? Given that two courts of the same jurisdiction may hold differing views on the same issue, one might say that the question is not worth asking. But still. The question is worth asking when various jurisdictions are compared, each one taken as a whole, with a focus on the substance rather than on differing formulas. This special issue brings together a critical mass of articles enabling the practitioner to gain an overview of complex matters in a concise but also precise way.

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