Oliver Bretz

Euclid Law (Brussels)
Lawyer (Founding Director)

Oliver Bretz is the founding director of Euclid Law in Brussels (2014 - Present). He specialises in EU and UK competition, regulatory and trade law and has been involved in a multitude of high-profile, high-value deals throughout his professional career with his practice centering around mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, cartels, distribution and licensing agreements. He has a wealth of experience advising on state aid, public procurement, internal market and WTO issues, as well as across a diverse variety of sectors notably banking and finance yet also energy, media, telecommunications, transport and oil and gas. His position in the Brussels and Paris office and his close relationship with the London office allow Oliver’s practice to be truly international in scope and this is reflected in the type of work and quality of client he continues to attract. Mr. Bretz is also a visiting professor at the University of Law (Guildford) since

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2027 Review

Andreas Bardong, CĂ©line Gauer, David Bosco, Etienne Pfister, Katrin Schallenberg, Oliver Bretz, Simon Genevaz, Tad Lipsky Market tests in antitrust and merger control proceedings


Nowadays, commitments decisions of the competition authorities are, most of the time, preceded by a consultation of third parties. These "market tests" have become a central step of the antitrust procedure and merger control. The authors of this Tendances present their experience in using this (...)

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