White & Case (Brussels)

Jacquelyn MacLennan

White & Case (Brussels)
Lawyer (Partner)

Jacquelyn MacLennan offers a wealth of experience for clients worldwide, representing leading multinational corporations, governments and trade associations. She focuses on EU competition law, and clients benefit from her experience and insight in developing strategy and running major international cartel investigations, as well as advising on complex distribution problems and licensing arrangements, abuse of dominance cases, mergers and joint ventures. Jacquelyn is a core team member of the firm’s Business & Human Rights Interest Group and advises on a wide range of issues related to ESG and sustainability, including corporate supply chain compliance, disclosure requirements, and Business & Human Rights issues generally. She also advises on EU customs and trade law, international sanctions, and EU regulatory requirements, notably in respect to product safety and environmental regulation. With an impressive track record of experience and know-how, Jacquelyn litigates regularly before the EU and UK courts, and represents clients before the European Commission. Jacquelyn has accumulated substantial management experience over her career; she has been a Member of the Partnership Committee (the main governance body) of White & Case, a Member of the Executive Committee (responsible for the firm’s strategy), and Executive Partner heading the Brussels office. In October 2015, she became the Global Pro Bono Practice Leader. Clients describe Jacquelyn as "excellent – an industry leader in antitrust matters" and "commercially-minded and solution-oriented." (Chambers Europe, 2016)

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Videos

"EU Competition Law and EU Charter of Fundamental Rights: An Evolving Partnership" (Business Article | Procedure Winner)
Jacquelyn MacLennan 30 June 2021 Webinar
Jacquelyn MacLennan (White & Case)
Jacquelyn MacLennan 23 February 2018 London

Articles

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Jacquelyn MacLennan, Peter Citron, Will Cashman The UK Competition Authority announces that it will propose a package of remedies to address the issues found during its study into the electric vehicle charging market

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On 26 May 2021, the UK Competition and Markets Authority announced that it would not undertake a market investigation reference on the back of its study into the electric vehicle charging market and will instead propose a package of remedies to address the issues found during the course of the (...)

Jacquelyn MacLennan, Strati Sakellariou-Witt, Tilman Kuhn, Peter Citron The EU Commission publishes a staff working document on its evaluation of the horizontal block exemption regulations on research & development and specialisation agreements

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On 6 May 2021, the European Commission ("Commission") published a staff working document ("SWD") on its evaluation of the horizontal block exemption regulations on research & development and specialisation agreements ("H-BERs") and the horizontal guidelines. The SWD is accompanied by an (...)

Jacquelyn MacLennan, Marc Israel The EU Commission fines four consumer electronics groups for restricting their online retailers’ ability to set their retail prices for widely-used electronics products (Asus / Denon & Marantz / Philips / Pioneer)

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The Commission Decisions In February 2017, the Commission initiated proceedings against Asus, Denon & Marantz, Philips and Pioneer following information obtained during the e-commerce sector inquiry. The Commission’s report had identified resale price maintenance as an area of concern, and (...)

Aqeel Kadri, Jacquelyn MacLennan, Marc Israel The UK Competition Authority issues updated guidance on the appropriate amount of penalties to be imposed for infringements of competition law

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On 18 April 2018, the Competition and Markets Authority issued updated guidance on the appropriate amount of penalties to be imposed for infringements of competition law in the UK. This replaces the previous guidance issued by the Office of Fair Trading (which the CMA replaced in 2014) and (...)

Assimakis Komninos, James Killick, Jacquelyn MacLennan, Jérémie Jourdan, Strati Sakellariou-Witt, Jan Jeram, Axel P. Schulz The EU Court of Justice endorses an effects-based assessment of rebates (Intel)

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This article has been nominated for the 2018 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. On 6 September 2017, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU" or "Court") essentially held in Intel that the European Commission ("Commission") cannot (...)

Axel P. Schulz, Ian Forrester, Jacquelyn MacLennan The EU Court of Justice AG Wathelet proposes to the EU Court of Justice to annul a judgement of the General Court in order to force it to exercice its full jurisdiction to review fines imposed by the Commission (Telefónica)

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The level of fines imposed by the European Commission in competition cases has attracted controversy for more than ten years. The often deferential approach of the European courts to hearing appeals has also been criticised, but in many cases the courts have largely left untouched the (...)

Assimakis Komninos, Ian Forrester, Jacquelyn MacLennan, Kai Struckmann, Mark D. Powell, Pontus Lindfelt The European Commission adopts a package on private damages actions in antitrust cases

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This article has been nominated for the 2014 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. Summary On 11 June 2013, the European Commission (“Commission”) adopted a proposal for a directive on how citizens and companies can bring damages claims under EU (...)

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