Simon Hetsch

Dechert (Paris)
Lawyer (Associate)

Simon Hetsch focuses his practice on French and EU antitrust litigation, competition law and regulatory matters, serving clients in various industries. Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Hetsch trained in the competition department of international law firms, at the French Competition Authority and in firms operating in the energy sector.

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246 Bulletin

Marion Provost, Mélanie Thill-Tayara, Simon Hetsch, Sophie Pele The EU General Court annuls a decision of the Commission for wrongly qualifying agreements as "pay for delay" and improperly qualifying an abuse of dominance, thus reducing the fine imposed on a pharmaceutical company (Servier)


On 12 December 2018, the General Court (“Court”) partially annulled the European Commission’s decision of 9 July 2014 in the Servier case and consequently reduced Servier’s fine by more than 30%, from €330.99 million to €228.32 million. After the Lundbeck judgment of 8 September 2016, this second (...)

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