Ashurst (Brussels)

Denis Waelbroeck

Ashurst (Brussels)
Professor (Partner)

Denis is a partner in the EU and competition department at Ashurst in Brussels and specialises in all aspects of EC competition law. He advises major clients in numerous sectors including healthcare, telecommunications, media, etc. He has handled numerous complex merger procedures before the EC Commission and national antitrust authorities as well as a great number of cartel cases and abuse of dominance cases both before the Commission and the courts. Denis also has a major practice before the EC courts. In addition, he is a professor in European competition law at the College of Europe in Bruges, and at the Free University of Brussels. Denis has published several books and articles on EC law. Denis is also a Member of the Scientific Board of e-Competitions.

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Articles

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Denis Waelbroeck The EU General Court dismisses three challenges against decisions of the Commission approving individual aid measures granted by Finland, Denmark and Sweden in the COVID-19 crisis (Ryanair)

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On 14 April 2021, the General Court ("GC") handed down three judgments dismissing Ryanair’s challenges against decisions by the European Commission, approving individual aid measures granted by Finland to Finnair (Case T-388/20) and by Denmark and Sweden to SAS in the context of the COVID-19 (...)

Denis Waelbroeck The EU General Court hands down two judgments dismissing an airline company’s challenges against decisions by the Commission approving French and Swedish measures to support airlines in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic (Ryanair)

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On 17 February 2021, the General Court handed down two judgments dismissing Ryanair’s challenges against decisions by the European Commission, approving French and Swedish measures to support airlines in the context of the pandemic (Cases T-238/20 and T-259/20). These judgments are the very (...)

Denis Waelbroeck, Donald Slater The EU General Court issues a judgment stating that an international skating union may apply a prior authorisation system for third party events only if the applicable rules and procedures are fair transparent and proportionate (International Skating Union)

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On 16 December 2020 the General Court of the European Union (the "Court") issued an important ruling in the International Skating Union ("ISU") case. While accepting that sports governing bodies may apply a prior authorisation system for third party events to ensure that all sports competitions (...)

Denis Waelbroeck, Donald Slater The EU Commission imposes interim measures on a major supplier of integrated circuits for communications devices to prevent damage to competition in the TV set-top boxes and modems market (Broadcom)

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On 16 October 2019, for the first time in 18 years, the European Commission ("Commission") imposed interim measures on Broadcom - a major supplier of integrated circuits for communications devices - in order to prevent "serious and irreparable damage" to competition from occurring in certain (...)

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Christophe Le Berre, Denis Waelbroeck, Francesco Martucci, Michaël Cousin, Robert Saint-Esteben L’Autorité de la concurrence dans la loi Macron

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Le dossier se propose d’apprécier l’impact de la loi Macron sur le droit de la concurrence. Plus précisément, la question est posée, à travers cinq études, de déterminer dans quelle mesure le législateur témoigne d’une volonté de faire évoluer le rôle de l’Autorité de la concurrence. Deux articles analysent (...)

Bernard van de Walle de Ghelcke, Denis Waelbroeck, Eric Morgan de Rivery, Filippo Amato, Jacques Bourgeois, Leonardo Armati, Marc van der Woude, Massimo Merola, Matthew Levitt, Tarik Hennen Towards an optimal enforcement of competition rules in Europe : Time for a review of regulation 1/2003 ?

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La 5ème conférence annuelle du Global Competition Law Centre, organisée à Bruxelles les 11 et 12 juin 2009, était dédiée à l’étude lancée par la Commission pour la révision du Règlement 1/2003. Les contributions présentées ici sont la synthèse de six groupes de travail : I - Le régime de l’exception légale et (...)

Denis Waelbroeck Le contrôle du juge communautaire en matière de concentrations

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Dans son numéro 2-2005, la revue “Concurrences” publiait un éditorial remarqué du juge Legal qui s’inquiétait des interférences jugées par lui excessives du juge communautaire dans le contrôle des décisions de la Commission. Cet éditorial apporte un point de vue différent en réponse du Professeur Denis (...)

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