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In Memoriam: John Temple Lang (1936–2022)

This foreword is an In Memoriam of Mr. John Temple Lang.

Dr John Temple Lang, an internationally renowned competition lawyer, a pioneer of European law, and a passionate ornithologist and environmentalist, died suddenly in his 86th year. The Dublin-born lawyer worked for the European Commission for almost three decades before becoming one of the leaders of the antitrust practice at Cleary Gottlieb in Brussels for more than fifteen years. The antitrust bar recognised him as one of the leading legal thinkers of his generation on competition and European law. Starting with a book on the common market and common law in 1966, seven years before Ireland joined the European Economic Community, he continued writing multiple books on competition law and more than 200 legal articles on a wide variety of legal and related subjects, including on

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Antoine Winckler, In Memoriam: John Temple Lang (1936–2022), November 2022, Concurrences N° 4-2022, Art. N° 110130,

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