WilmerHale (Brussels)

Philippe Claessens

WilmerHale (Brussels)
Lawyer (Senior Associate)

Philippe Claessens is a senior associate at WilmerHale in Brussels. He focuses his practice on EU and Belgian competition law. He has been centrally involved in cartel investigations in the transportation and financial services sectors and merger clearance in the agricultural and pharmaceutical sectors. He advises a major telecommunications company on vertical restrictions. Mr. Claessens also specializes in EU institutional and administrative law. He works with clients in EU regulatory and legislative proceedings to establish a persuasive evidence-based record in support of their positions. Prior to joining WilmerHale, Mr. Claessens was an intern in the Macroeconomic Analysis Department of Barcelona-based FocusEconomics, a provider of economic intelligence for Asia, Eastern Europe and Latin America. While in law school, he was a summer associate in the Competition/Antitrust Department of a major law firm in Brussels.

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Philippe Claessens, Roberto Grasso The Belgian Competition Authority fines €2 million for excessive pricing on the markets for the production, wholesale and trade of electricity (Electrabel)


On 18 July 2014, the Competition College of the Belgian Competition Authority adopted a decision imposing a €2 million fine on Electrabel for abuse of dominant position contrary to Article 3 of the Belgian Competition Act and of Article 102 TFEU on the market for the generation, wholesale and (...)

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