Nicholas Banasevic is managing director in the Brussels office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, and is an economist by background*. A member of the firm’s Antitrust and Competition practice group, he is a former European Commission DG Competition Head of Unit and was at the center of numerous landmark antitrust decisions in Europe. Mr. Banasevic advises clients across the technology, life sciences and financial industries on European antitrust enforcement and policy issues, and brings invaluable business-oriented solutions for risk management strategies. He offers a wealth of experience in dealing with complex and high-profile European antitrust investigations and regulatory matters, including the up-coming Digital Markets Act. Before that, he was Head of the unit responsible for antitrust in the field of IT, the internet and consumer electronics. Prior to that, he was Deputy Head of Unit in the Mergers unit for Financial Services of DG Competition, where he was responsible for managing merger cases in the fields of financial services and pharmaceuticals. He was the Case Manager for the Deutsche Börse/NYSE Euronext case. Mr. Banasevic previously worked in the same Unit of DG Competition where he is now Head of Unit - he was a member of the team that was responsible for the Commission’s 2004 Microsoft Decision and was the Case Manager for the Commission’s Intel and Rambus cases. Mr. Banasevic received his Master of European Studies in Economics from the College of Europe in 1995 and Bachelor of Science with honors in Economics and Politics from the University of Bristol in 1994.
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"Commission imposes a penalty payment pursuant to Article 24(2) of Regulation 1/2003 on Microsoft"* 1. Introduction On 12 July 2006 the Commission adopted a decision to levy a penalty payment of EUR 280.5 million on Microsoft for continued non compliance with the Commission Decision of 24 (...)
"The Court of First Instance rejects Microsoft’s request for interim measures concerning the Commission’s decision of 24 March 2004"* 1. The decision On March 24 2004, the Commission adopted a decision in Case COMP/C-3/37.792 — Microsoft — by which it concluded that Microsoft had abused its (...)
"Commission adopts Decision in the Microsoft case"* 1. Introduction On March 24 2004, the Commission concluded its Microsoft investigation by way of a formal Decision. This brought to an end proceedings which had lasted just over five years. The Commission found that Microsoft had abused its (...)
"Commission accepts formal undertaking from Check Point regarding its distribution practices"* In June 2001, the Commission received a complaint from Stonesoft Corporation, a Finnish software company, against Check Point Software Technologies, an Israeli-based producer of firewall and virtual (...)
Ces trois articles offrent différents points de vue sur la décision de la Commission européenne du 27 juin 2017 dans laquelle Google Shopping a été condamnée à 2.42 milliards d’euros d’amendes, décision contre laquelle Google a fait appel le 11 septembre 2017. La Commission européenne a infligé à Google (...)