Andrea L. Hamilton

McDermott Will & Emery (Brussels)
Lawyer (Partner)

Andrea Hamilton is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP based in its Brussels office. She is a member of the Antitrust and Competition Practice Group. Formerly based in the Firm’s Washington DC office, Andrea focuses her practice on mergers, acquisitions, government investigations, and complex antitrust litigation, with significant experience in life sciences, high tech, pharmaceuticals, defence, consumer products, health care and chemicals industries.

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McDermott Will & Emery (Brussels)
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Baker Botts (Brussels)
Baker Botts (Brussels)
Concurrences (London)
University Paris II Panthéon‑Assas
ESSEC Business School (Cergy)
Mayer Brown (Paris)

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Max Küttner, Christian Krohs, Andrea L. Hamilton The European Competition Network issues a joint statement announcing that its members will not actively intervene against ’necessary and temporary’ measures to avoid a shortage of supply during the COVID-19 outbreak

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Amid the economic shocks caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, many industries are facing reduced demand for their products and services. Other industries—notably healthcare and food—are adjusting rapidly to expanding demand requirements and changing consumption patterns due to large-scale (...)

Sabine Nauges, Daniel von Brevern, Christian Krohs, Andrea L. Hamilton, David Henry, Wilko Van Weert, Laurent Ayache The EU Commission adopts a temporary framework allowing Member States to grant State aid to businesses to help them face the COVID-19 crisis

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On 19 March 2020, the European Commission adopted a temporary framework that allows Member States to grant certain State aid to businesses to help them face the economic and financial consequences of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. In the wake of this decision—and in a record time of (...)

Gregory E. Heltzer, Andrea L. Hamilton, Christian Krohs, Daniel Powers, David Henry The US FTC challenges a merger in what it defines as markets for the retail sale of gasoline and the retail sale of diesel, and requires divestitures in 10 local geographic markets (Alimentation Couche-Tard / Holiday)

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THE LATEST : FTC CHALLENGES RETAIL FUEL STATION AND CONVENIENCE STORE TRANSACTION— REQUIRES TEN LOCALIZED DIVESTITURES IN WISCONSIN AND MINNESOTA* WHAT HAPPENED : Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (ACT) and its subsidiaries (including Circle K Stores, Inc.) are engaged in the retail sale of (...)

Gregory E. Heltzer, Andrea L. Hamilton, Christian Krohs, Daniel Powers, David Henry The US District Court for the Southern District of Texas files an information due to conspiracy to fix the prices in the silicone wristbands and lanyards sector (Zaappaaz)

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Azim Makanojiya founded Zaappaaz Inc. as a nineteen-year-old university student and quickly turned it into a multi-million dollar business. WHAT HAPPENED : On Tuesday, August 7, online retailer Zaappaaz Inc. and its twenty-nine-year-old president and founder, Azim Makanojiya, agreed to plead (...)

Gregory E. Heltzer, Andrea L. Hamilton, Christian Krohs, Daniel Powers, David Henry The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirms the dismissal of an antitrust counterclaim in a labor dispute (ICTSI / ILWU)

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On July 24, 2017, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of an antitrust counterclaim brought by ICTSI Oregon, Inc. (ICTSI), the operator of a marine shipping facility, against the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime (...)

Gregory E. Heltzer, Andrea L. Hamilton, Christian Krohs, Daniel Powers, David Henry The US Court of Appeal for the Second Circuit dismisses the indictments of two individuals accused of playing a role in the LIBOR case and clarifies the Fifth Amendment law in international cartels (Allen)

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SECOND CIRCUIT CLARIFIES FIFTH AMENDMENT LAW, WITH IMPLICATIONS FOR US PROSECUTION OF INTERNATIONAL CARTELS* On July 19, 2017, the Second Circuit vacated the convictions and dismissed the indictments of two individuals accused of playing a role in the manipulation of the London Interbank (...)

Andrea L. Hamilton, David Henry The EU Commission fines a big tech company for providing incorrect or misleading information during the merger control review process (Facebook / Whatsapp)

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THE LATEST : EU Commission Fines Facebook EUR 110 million for Providing Incorrect or Misleading Information* The Commission’s EUR 110 million fine on Facebook for breach of its procedural obligations under the EU merger control rules underscores the need to submit full, accurate and reliable (...)

Gregory E. Heltzer, Andrea L. Hamilton, Christian Krohs, Daniel Powers, David Henry The US District Court for the Northern District of Ohio approves a plea agreement from a sales manager that conspired to fix prices of automotive hoses (Horie of Toyoda Gosei)

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FORMER TOYODA GOSEI EXECUTIVE PLEADS GUILTY TO PRICE-FIXING, BID-RIGGING* On January 6, 2015, Makoto Horie of Toyoda Gosei North America pled guilty to the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) for conspiring to fix the prices of automotive hoses sold to U.S. companies. Mr. Horie was (...)

Gregory E. Heltzer, Andrea L. Hamilton, Christian Krohs, Daniel Powers, David Henry The US Northern District of California allows a claim brought against a franchise car dealer for engaging into anticompetitive price discrimination by offering volume discounts (Chrysler Group / Matthew Enterprise)

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DISTRICT COURT PARES DOWN PRICE DISCRIMINATION SUIT AGAINST CHRYSLER* On July 11, 2014, the Northern District of California dismissed one of two federal antitrust claims brought against Chrysler Group LLC under the Robinson-Patman Act, 15 U.S. C. § 13, as well as several state statutory and (...)

Andrea L. Hamilton, Jacques Buhart, Lionel Lesur The EU Commission publishes a White Paper on the application of merger control rules to the acquisition of non-controlling minority shareholdings to provide a more effective EU merger control regime

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COMMISSION PUBLISHES WHITE PAPER ON MINORITY SHAREHOLDINGS* On 9 July 2014, the EU Commission (Commission) published a White Paper (White Paper) entitled Towards more effective EU merger control. The White Paper sets out the Commission’s current thinking on the application of merger control (...)

Gregory E. Heltzer, Andrea L. Hamilton, Christian Krohs, Daniel Powers, David Henry The US Court of the Northern District of California rules against an acquisition of a competitor on the basis that it would lead to anticompetitive effects in the high-tech market (Bazaarvoice / PowerReviews)

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JUDGE RULES IN FAVOR OF DOJ FINDING BAZAARVOICE/POWERREVIEWS MERGER ANTICOMPETITIVE* On January 8, 2014, Judge Orrick of the Northern District of California ruled that Bazaarvoice’s acquisition of competitor PowerReviews violated Section 7 of the Clayton Act. The ruling was in favor of the (...)

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