Covington & Burling (Brussels)

Aidan Forde

Covington & Burling (Brussels)
Lawyer (Associate)

Aidan Forde is an Irish lawyer advising on all aspects of EU competition law and litigation across a broad range of sectors. Mr. Forde’s experience includes assisting clients in complex and high-profile cartel, abuse of dominance and merger investigations and litigation before the European Commission and the General Court of the European Union. He has represented clients from a wide array of industries, such as music licensing, high-tech, transport, chemicals and luxury goods.

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Johan Ysewyn, Sophie Bertin, Aidan Forde The EU General Court dismisses the first two challenges to State aid awarded to national airlines in response to the COVID-19 pandemic (Ryanair)

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On 17 February 2021, the General Court of the European Union (“General Court”) in Cases T-259/20 and T-238/20 dismissed Ryanair’s challenges to pandemic aid packages introduced in France and Sweden in order to support the domestic airline sector. The judgments are the first ones where the General (...)

Johan Ysewyn, Kevin Coates, Aidan Forde The EU Court of Justice confirms that financial investors can be liable where they hold 100% voting rights over an indirect entity that participated in a cartel (Goldman Sachs)

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On 27 January 2021, the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) confirmed in Goldman Sachs Group Inc. v European Commission that financial investors can be liable where they hold 100% voting rights over an indirect entity that participated in a cartel, even though the investor does not (...)

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