Hogan Lovells (Brussels)

Raphael Fleischer

Hogan Lovells (Brussels)
Lawyer (Senior Associate)

Raphael Fleischer has worked on a broad range of EU and Belgian competition law cases and matters, as well as on various matters in general EU law. He has worked with clients to successfully navigate through both phase I and phase II merger cases before the European Commission and has assisted in coordinating a number of multinational merger filings across the globe. Raphael has also been deeply involved in various cartel investigations and information exchange cases before the European Commission as well as the Belgian Competition Authority and assisted in coordinating clients’ strategy and defence before authorities around the world. He has additionally advised clients on dominance issues (before the European Commission and the Belgian Competition Authority). Raphael has considerable experience in vertical antitrust matters and has advised clients on the antitrust implications of their local and global distribution practices. Finally, Raphael has considerable sectoral experience (antitrust and regulatory matters) in the following sectors: TMT, transportation, financial regulation and food, drugs and consumer goods. Raphael is a member of the Brussels Bar as well as an alumnus of Ghent University and the University of Chicago.

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Ivan Pico, Raphael Fleischer, Salomé Cisnal De Ugarte The Belgian Government passes a law prohibiting companies from abusing non-dominant positions vis-à-vis companies that are economically dependent on them


A new form of competition law infringement will be enforceable in Belgium* (in addition to the prohibitions on anti-competitive agreements and abuses of a dominant position). The new Article IV.2/1 of the Belgian Competition Act (CA) will prohibit companies from abusing a non-dominant position (...)

Christopher Thomas, Raphael Fleischer, Sabrina Borocci, Angus Coulter, Casto Gonzalez-Paramo The EU Commission vets public statements of Eurocommerce for the non-food retailers to take measures against the major crisis due to COVID-19


In the world of COVID-19, companies must not quarantine competition law compliance. Competition law will not be at the top of companies’ agendas today. COVID-19 presents companies with many challenges. Companies will be looking for whatever solutions they can find to deal with this crisis. But (...)

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