Niels Ersbøll is a partner in the EU antitrust practice of Arnold & Porter in Brussels. His practice covers the full range of EU antitrust law. He regularly assist clients in obtaining merger control clearance, and has acted on a number of significant transactions before the European Commission and coordinating strategy and submissions before competition authorities worldwide. Notable clients in that regard include for example AT&T, Boston Scientific and Pfizer. In relation to cartels, Mr. Ersbøll has successfully acted for companies seeking leniency before the European Commission, he has appeared before the EU General Court on appeal of European Commission decisions, and is advising on follow-on damage claims. Outside investigations related work, Mr. Ersbøll regularly advises clients in relation to distribution and pricing arrangements, parallel trade, and various forms of cooperation agreements and strategic alliances between competitors. He acts for clients in many industries, and has particular experience within the life sciences. As a reflection of his deep understanding of the industry, since the Covid-19 pandemic was declared, Mr. Ersbøll has been working extensively with the vaccine industry to advise on a multitude of aspects of vaccine procurement in the EU and by COVAX.