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Eric Morgan de Rivery

Jones Day (Brussels), Jones Day (Paris)
Lawyer (Partner)

Eric Morgan de Rivery is a partner at Jones Day. He specializes in EC and French competition law. He advises on all aspects of EC legislation and state aids. He has considerable experience in cartel cases, abuses of dominant positions, and other proceedings before the European Commission, including merger control. Since the early 1980s he has advised companies on deregulation in various fields, including the postal sector, telecommunications, air transport, and energy markets. After graduating from Harvard, he worked with U.S., U.K., and French law firms in New York and Paris and also served a traineeship with the DG Competition of the European Commission. For the past decade he has divided his time between Brussels and Paris. Eric regularly acts in cases before the European Commission and in judicial review and appellate cases before the Court of First Instance and the Court of Justice of the EC in all areas of EC law. He also represents clients before the French courts and the French Competition Council. Eric is ranked yearly by PLC Which lawyer ? as one of the top five competition lawyers in France and by Chambers Global as a leading individual in competition and antitrust law. He is fluent in English and is the author of numerous articles on EC law.


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3575 Bulletin

Alexandre G. Verheyden, Eric Barbier de la Serre, Eric Morgan de Rivery The EU Court of Human Rights rules that dawn raids carried out at the premises of two companies by the French Department for Competition, Consumer Protection and Fraud violates both the rights of defense and the right to privacy (Vinci / GTM)


The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) recently ruled that dawn raids carried out at the premises of two French construction companies by the DGCCRF (French Department for Competition, Consumer Protection and Fraud) violated both the rights of defense and the right to privacy, due to (...)

Bernard Amory, Eric Morgan de Rivery, Johannes Zöttl The EU Court of Justice Advocate General Mazak recommends that prohibition on internet sales be considered as a per se infringement (Pierre Fabre)


On March 3, 2011, Advocate General (AG) Mazák delivered an opinion to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Pierre Fabre Dermo-Cosmétique SAS (PFDC). PFDC, a French manufacturer of cosmetics and personal care products, prohibited its retailers from selling via the Internet. AG Mazák advised the (...)

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David Schmidt, Eric Morgan de Rivery, Frank Lichtenberg, Gautier Duflos, Jean-Yves Art, Julia Holtz, Richard Gilbert Lisbon Conference - Panel IV - Intellectual property and competition - complementary policies ? The case of the software and pharmaceutical industries (14-15th January 2010)


Does patent protection restrict U.S. drug use ? The impact of patent expiration on U.S. drug prices, marketing, and utilization Franck R. LICHTENBERG*, Columbia University National Bureau of Economic Research, Faculty Fellow, Lerner Center Gautier DUFLOS*, University of Paris I, Paris (...)

Bernard van de Walle de Ghelcke, Denis Waelbroeck, Eric Morgan de Rivery, Filippo Amato, Jacques Bourgeois, Leonardo Armati, Marc van der Woude, Massimo Merola, Matthew Levitt, Tarik Hennen Towards an optimal enforcement of competition rules in Europe : Time for a review of regulation 1/2003 ?


La 5ème conférence annuelle du Global Competition Law Centre, organisée à Bruxelles les 11 et 12 juin 2009, était dédiée à l’étude lancée par la Commission pour la révision du Règlement 1/2003. Les contributions présentées ici sont la synthèse de six groupes de travail : I - Le régime de l’exception légale et (...)


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