Sidley Austin (Brussels)

Jacques Bourgeois

Sidley Austin (Brussels)
Senior Advisor

Mr. Bourgeois is Professor of the College of Europe (Bruges), guest professor at the University of Gent and was a visiting professor at the University of Michigan Law School in 1976. He was appointed to the Jean Monnet Chair at the University of Bonn during the 1992-1993 academic year. From 2007 to 2014, Jacques Bourgeois was a counsel in the law firm WilmerHale where he advised on all aspects European Union law, specifically in relation to EU competition matters and international trade law. From 1983, Mr. Bourgeois was a senior official with the European Commission, then principal legal adviser of the Commission in charge of foreign trade policy and, later, competition policy.Mr. Bourgeois has been appointed Chairman of the Competition Commission advising the Belgian government. He studied economics at the University of Louvain in Belgium and participated in the MCL program of the University of Michigan Law School from 1959 to 1960. Mr. Bourgeois speaks Dutch, French, English, German, Spanish and Italian.

Auteurs associés

General Court of the European Union (Luxembourg)
BECI (Brussels)
Ashurst (Brussels)
Bonelli Erede (Brussels)
Linklaters (Brussels)
Jones Day (Brussels)
European Commission (Brussels)
Bonelli Erede (Brussels)


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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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