Henry de la Barre d’Erquelinnes

Jones Day (Brussels)

Henry de la Barre advises clients on antitrust and competition law matters at the Belgian and EU levels. His practice focuses on merger control, cartels, abuse of dominance, and state aid. Henry also has experience in the telecom sector. He was among others involved in proceedings before the Belgian telecom regulator and in several matters concerning the EU Regulatory Framework for Electronic Communications and the EU Roaming Regulation.


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University of St. Gallen (St Gall)


1090 Bulletin

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


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 (...)

Henry de la Barre d’Erquelinnes, Philipp Werner, Yvan N. Desmedt The EU General Court issues a ruling on mandatory access and interoperability in the software industry (Contact Software)


The European General Court’s ("GC") decision relates to a complaint filed with the European Commission ("EC") by Contact Software, a German software supplier of Product Data Management ("PDM"). Contact Software alleged an abuse of dominance by Dassault Systèmes and Parametric Technology Corp., as (...)

563 Review

Bernard Amory, Charles de Navacelle, Henry de la Barre d’Erquelinnes, Simon J. Evenett Beyond Alstom-Siemens: Is there a need to revise competition law goals? (New Frontiers of Antitrust - Paris, June 14th, 2019)


The present contributions were gathered following up the 10th edition of the “New Frontiers of Antitrust” annual Concurrences review Conference held in Paris on June 14th, 2019, at the French Ministry of Economy and Finance. The discussions revolved around four topics. The members of the first (...)

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