Willkie Farr & Gallagher (Paris)

Faustine Viala

Willkie Farr & Gallagher (Paris)
Lawyer (Partner)

Faustine Viala is a partner in the Antitrust & Competition Practice of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in Paris. Faustine focuses on European and French competition law, both on merger control and litigation matters. With more than 15 years of experience in competition law, her main areas of practice encompass European, French and multi-jurisdictional merger control, anticompetitive practices (anticompetitive agreements and abuse of dominant position), State aid, private enforcement litigation and distribution law. Faustine advises French and international companies mainly active in the defense, luxury, automotive and transport, aeronautics, telecoms or media sectors, and the chemical industry.

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Articles

1862 Bulletin

Maxime de l’Estang, Faustine Viala, Philipp Girardet, Susanne Zuehlke, Rahul Saha The EU General Court clarifies the application of the merger regulation to acquisitions by joint ventures and other jointly controlled companies (HeidelbergCement)

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On 5 October 2020, the General Court of the European Union (the “General Court”) confirmed the 2017 decision by the European Commission (the “Commission”) to prohibit the proposed acquisition by HeidelbergCement and Schwenk of Cemex Croatia (the “HeidelbergCement case”). In its judgment, the General (...)

Faustine Viala, Sylvain Petit The EU Court of Justice clarifies the concept of "existing aid" in a private enforcement case and holds that unlawful aid cannot be retroactively legalised by virtue of a limitation period that has lapsed (Fallimento Traghetti del Mediterraneo)

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On January 23, 2019, the European Court of Justice (hereinafter the “Court” or the “ECJ”) handed down a preliminary ruling on the notion of “existing aid”. The Court held, in particular, that the circumstance where a new aid that becomes existing aid by virtue of the 10 years limitation period has (...)

12106 Revue

Frédéric Jenny, Christian Ahlborn, Jeremy Bacharach, Christoph Barth, Christian Bovet, Marcel Boyer, Jacques Buhart, Maria Pilar Canedo Arrillaga, Michèle Carpagnano, Daniel Crane, Aymeric de Moncuit, Valentine Delaloye, Jacques Derenne, David-Julien dos Santos Goncalves, David Gabathuler, Mark Griffiths, Leigh Hancher, David Henry, Pierre Horna, David Kupka, Siún O’Keeffe, Christian Ritz, Giulio Cesare Rizza, Matthias Schlau, Mario Siragusa, Anastasia Usova, Faustine Viala, Masako Wakui Competition law and health crisis

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Le choc inattendu provoqué par la crise du Covid-19 et les mesures prises pour limiter la propagation de la pandémie ont affecté le fonctionnement de nombreux marchés. Partout dans le monde, les autorités de la concurrence qui, au cours de la dernière décennie, avaient appliqué leurs lois dans le (...)

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