Louise Aberg

McDermott Will & Emery (Paris), McDermott Will & Emery (Washington)
Lawyer (Associate)

Louise Aberg focuses her practice on US, EU and French antitrust law, including merger control, cartels, and abuse of dominance. Louise also regularly advises clients in relation to distribution strategies and compliance programs. She represents clients before the Federal Trade Commission, the Department of Justice, the European Commission, and the French Competition Authority.

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McDermott Will & Emery (Paris)
McDermott Will & Emery (Brussels)
McDermott Will & Emery (Washington)
McDermott Will & Emery (Düsseldorf)

Articles

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Louise Aberg, Lionel Lesur The French Competition Authority sanctions companies for implementing a transaction which has been notified to the FCA but not yet received a clearance decision in the telecommunications industry (Alice & SFR / OTL)

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FRENCH COMPETITION AUTHORITY IMPOSES ITS FIRST EVER FINE FOR GUN-JUMPING* For the first time ever, on 8 November 2016 the French Competition Authority (FCA) sanctioned companies for implementing a transaction that had been notified to the FCA but not yet received a clearance decision, (...)

Louise Aberg The EU General Court dismisses an undertaking’s application seeking the reimbursement of interests paid for being late in paying a cartel fine due to its involvement in the industrial bags cartel (Trioplast)

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GENERAL COURT OF THE EU DISMISSES TRIOPLAST APPLICATION SEEKING REIMBURSEMENT OF INTEREST PAID FOR BEING LATE IN PAYING CARTEL FINE* With a judgment handed down on 12 May 2016 (Case T-669/14, Trioplast Industrier AB v. European Commission), the General Court of the European Union (GCEU) (...)

Mai Muto, Louise Aberg, Stefan M. Meisner, Christian Krohs The Regional Court of Berlin refers questions on extradition discrimination to the Court of Justice in the case of the first business executive extradited to the USA on cartel charges (Romano Pisciotti)

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CJEU TO RULE ON EXTRADITION OF EU CITIZENS IN CRIMINAL ANTITRUST PROCEEDINGS The first European citizen to be extradited from Europe to the United States for criminal antitrust conduct recently succeeded in having a Berlin court refer the matter of his extradition to the Court of Justice of (...)

Louise Aberg The EU Court of Justice requires the EU Commission to provide adequate reasons for its requests for information from cement manufacturers during the course of a cartel investigation (Cement Case)

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THE EUROPEAN COURT OF JUSTICE REQUIRES THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION TO PROVIDE ADEQUATE REASONS FOR ITS REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION* On March 10, 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) rendered its judgment in the so-called Cement case, (C-247/14 P HeidelbergCement v Commission, (...)

Louise Aberg The EU General Court upholds a €131 m fine imposed by the EU Commission on two undertakings for their participation in a cartel on the market for gas insulated switchgear (Toshiba / Mitsubishi)

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THE GENERAL COURT OF THE EU UPHOLDS CARTEL FINES OF €131M IMPOSED ON TOSHIBA AND MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC, DISMISSES ARGUMENTS BASED ON PRINCIPLE OF EQUAL TREATMENT* By two judgments of January 19, 2016 (Case T-404/12 Toshiba v. Commission and Case T-409/12 Mitsubishi Electric v. Commission), the (...)

Lionel Lesur, Louise Aberg The French Competition Authority withdraws its authorisation of an undertaking’s purchase of rival commercial television company in the TV market and imposes a €30 m fine for failing to fulfill the 59 remedies imposed by the Authority (Canal Plus / TPS)

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WITHDRAWAL OF CLEARANCE DECISION AND EUR 30 MILLION FINE AGAINST CANAL PLUS FOR UNFULFILLED MERGER CLEARANCE COMMITMENTS* The French Competition Authority has taken a hard stance by withdrawing its authorization of French broadcaster Canal Plus’ purchase of rival commercial television company (...)

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