Jones Day (Brussels)

Kaarli Harry Eichhorn

Jones Day (Brussels)
Lawyer (Partner)

Kaarli Harry Eichhorn is a partner at Jones Day (Brussels). He has acted on a significant number of high-profile and politically sensitive merger matters globally for more than 15 years. Prior to joining Jones Day in 2018, Kaarli was the global executive counsel of competition law & policy at General Electric Company (GE), based in Brussels. During his 10-year tenure at GE he led global teams within and outside the company and regularly negotiated with competition authorities and governments. He also handled a significant amount of GE’s counseling and compliance-related activities (training, guidance, internal investigations, and audits) within the company’s various business divisions and regularly handled matters related to cartel and abuse of dominance issues. Earlier in his career, Kaarli was a Swedish Advokat (a member of the Swedish Bar) and an attorney with Clifford Chance LLP, where he practiced European competition law and advised on EU law and regulatory matters. He also is a non-governmental advisor at the International Competition Network, a former vice chair of the In-House Counsel Competition Counsel Association, and a member of the Competition Committee of BusinessEurope and the American Bar Association. He has held leadership roles at the AmCham EU (American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union) and was a member of the board of the European Justice Forum for several years. Kaarli has spoken often at international conferences on competition policy and has authored articles and a textbook on competition law. In 2012, Kaarli was awarded the European Counsel Award in the category “Competition – Individual of the Year” (Association of Corporate Counsel Europe and the International Law Office).

Auteurs associés

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Vidéos

Kaarli Eichhorn (General Electric)
Kaarli Harry Eichhorn 8 décembre 2017 Paris
Kaarli Eichhorn - Antitrust law and policies from Brussels to Washington D.C. : The Atlantic divide
Kaarli Harry Eichhorn 16 octobre 2015 Bruxelles
Kaarli Eichhorn (General Electric)
Kaarli Harry Eichhorn 17 septembre 2015 Bruxelles

Articles

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Renato Antonini, Kaarli Harry Eichhorn, Jörg Hladjk, Cristiana Spontoni The EU General Court annuls for inadequate reasoning two COVID-19 related State aid decisions granted by the Netherlands and Portugal while also confirming in a third decision the legality of a Spanish State aid scheme in the air transport sector (Ryanair)

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On 19 May 2021, the General Court (“GC”) annulled two decisions of the European Commission, following Ryanair’s challenges of State aid granted to respectively TAP (Portugal’s national airline) and KLM (subsidiary of the Air France-KLM holding company). In June and July 2020, TAP and KLM received (...)

Françoise Labrousse, Bernard Amory, Renato Antonini, Charles de Navacelle, Kaarli Harry Eichhorn, Eva Monard The EU Commission adopts a proposal for regulation on foreign subsidies that might be distorting the internal market

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In Short The Situation : The European Commission ("Commission") has faced significant pressure from stakeholders to quickly address growing concerns over the distortive effects of foreign subsidies and to ensure a level playing field in the EU. The Result : As anticipated in our recent Alert, (...)

Renato Antonini, Kaarli Harry Eichhorn, Jörg Hladjk, Cristiana Spontoni The EU Commission approves amended Member State measures under the Temporary Framework to support the economy after the COVID-19 outbreak

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Since the onset of the coronavirus outbreak, the European Commission has adopted a significant number of State aid measures under Article 107(2)b, Article 107(3)b and under the Temporary Framework. The most recent measures adopted to support the economy and companies affected by coronavirus (...)

Kaarli Harry Eichhorn The Estonian Competition Authority clears a merger in phase II in the markets of wholesale broadband access and retail broadband access with divestiture remedies (Elion/MicroLink)

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The operation By a decision dated 21 October 2005, the ECA authorised in phase II the acquisition by Estonian company Elion (an indirect subsidiary of Swedish-Finnish telecommunications company TeliaSonera) of Estonian ICT company MicroLink (para. 1). The market(s) The relevant markets were (...)

Kaarli Harry Eichhorn The Estonian Competition Authority clears a merger in phase II in the market of manufactured cigarettes subject to divesture of target’s local brands (Philip Morris Products/Amer-Tupakka, Amer-Yhtymä and Amernet)

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The operation By a decision dated 25 August 2003, the ECA authorised in phase II the acquisition by Philip Morris of parts of Amer-Tupakka, Amer-Yhtymä and Amernet (para. 1). The market(s) The relevant market was defined by the ECA as the market for manufactured cigarettes (para. 2). Remedy (...)

Kaarli Harry Eichhorn The Estonian Competition Authority cleared a merger in the cider market with a commitment not to increase production above specified levels (A. Le Coq / Finelin)

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The operation By a decision dated 11 November 2003, the ECA authorised in phase I the acquisition by A. Le Coq (a subsidiary of Finnish Olvi Oy) of Finelin (para. 1). The market(s) The relevant market was defined by the ECA as the market for cider. The parties’ activities overlapped in a (...)

Kaarli Harry Eichhorn The Estonian Competition Authority clears a merger in the markets of sod and milled fuel peat for peat briquettes subject to an obligation to enter into a long-term supply agreement with the target’s customer (Tootsi Turvas / Puhatu Turvas)

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The operation By a decision dated 12 June 2003, the ECA authorised in phase I the acquisition by the Estonian company Tootsi Turvas (an indirect subsidiary of Finnish State - owned Vapo Group) of Estonian company Puhatu Turvas (para. 1). The market(s) The relevant markets were defined by the (...)

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