Norton Rose Fulbright (Brussels)

Violetta Bourt

Norton Rose Fulbright (Brussels)
Lawyer (Senior Associate)

Violetta Bourt is an antitrust and competition lawyer based in Brussels. Violetta’s practice covers all aspects of EU competition law, with a focus on EU and international merger control. Violetta has particular experience in notifying mergers and joint ventures to the European Commission, as well as coordinating the notification of international transactions with multiple national competition authorities. Violetta also advises clients on abuse of dominance cases, anti-competitive agreements, global competition compliance issues, and other competition and general EU matters. Violetta joined the practice as an associate in 2014, after six years in a major US law firm in Brussels. She received an LLM degree from the London School of Economics in 2007, and a law degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Louvain (UCL, Belgium) in 2006. Her native language is Russian/Ukrainian, and she is fluent in English and French.

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1891 Bulletin

Jay Modrall, Violetta Bourt Gun Jumping: An Overview of EU and National Case Law


1. Introduction Most merger control regimes, including in the EU, are both mandatory and suspensory. This means that mergers must first be notified to the relevant competition authority and approved, before they can be implemented. A violation of these requirements is often referred to as (...)

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