Michael J. Frese

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (Brussels)
Lawyer (Associate)

Michael J. Frese joined Skadden in September 2013. His practice focuses on EU competition law. Mr. Frese has been involved in representing companies in several investigations before the European Commission and national competition authorities, and representing applicants in several appeal proceedings before the EU General Court. In addition, Mr. Frese has advised on a number of commercial practices, including most-favoured nation requirements, life-cycle management, cross-licensing, patent settlements, patent-monetization, rebates and joint marketing. Mr. Frese also has been involved in advising on a number of multijurisdictional transactions. Prior to joining Skadden, Mr. Frese lectured EU competition law, EU law and administrative law at the University of Amsterdam. He publishes regularly in professional and academic journals.

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Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (Brussels)
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (Brussels)
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (Brussels)
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (Brussels)

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535 Bulletin

Frederic Depoortere, Giorgio Motta, Ingrid Vandenborre, Michael J. Frese, Simon Baxter The EU Court of Justice deals a blow to the EU Commission’s power to close antitrust investigations with commitment decisions by ruling that they do not preclude national courts from examining whether agreements comply with antitrust rules (Gasorba / Repsol)

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On November 23, 2017, the Court of Justice of the European Union (Court of Justice) dealt a blow to the European Commission’s (Commission) power to close antitrust investigations with commitment decisions, with its ruling in Case C-547/16 Gasorba et al. v. Repsol. The Court of Justice ruled that (...)

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