Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)

Kris Van Hove

Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)
Partner

Kris Van Hove is a partner in the Brussels office. His main areas of practice are EU and national competition law and regulatory affairs. Kris specialises in all aspects of competition law, with particular expertise in cartels, merger control, dominant market positions, distribution and technology transfer. He also specialises in regulatory affairs in the area of aviation law. Kris’ practice covers a wide variety of sectors, including, but not limited to, car parts, consumer products, aviation, basic industries, steel, energy, construction equipment, building materials, chemicals, electronics, music and information and communications technology and chemicals. He handles notifications and investigations as well as litigation before European and national courts. He regularly lectures and writes on competition law matters. Kris Van Hove speaks English, Dutch and French.

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Jean-François Bellis, Kris Van Hove, Tim Kasten The EU General Court annuls a Commission’s decision finding that rebates granted by a large semiconductor chip manufacturer resulted in an abuse of dominance (Intel)

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In a judgment issued today, the General Court of the European Union has annulled the part of the EU Commission’s decision of 13 May 2009 finding that rebates granted to Intel’s major OEM customers infringed Article 102 TFEU. The Court also annulled the fine of € 1.06 billion imposed on Intel. The (...)

Kris Van Hove, Margot Vogels The EU Court of Justice hands down a judgment following a request for a preliminary ruling on the interpretation of Article 7(2) of 1215/2012 on the jurisdiction, recognition, and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters (RH / Volvo)

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On 15 July 2021, the Court of Justice of the European Union (“ECJ”) handed down a judgment following a request for a preliminary ruling on the interpretation of Article 7(2) of 1215/2012 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters (“Brussels (...)

Maria-Olga Papadopoulou, Kris Van Hove The EU Court of Justice rules that an online travel agency has abused its dominant position, and opens greater access to victims to bring actions before national courts (Wikingerhof / Booking.com)

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On 24 November 2020, the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice (the “ECJ”) ruled that the special jurisdiction rule for tort disputes under Regulation 1215/2012 (the “Brussels I bis Regulation”) applies to actions based on a breach of competition law, even within the context of a contractual (...)

Charlotte de Meeûs, Kris Van Hove The Romanian Government publishes an ordinance on actions for damages providing that cartel infringements are presumed to cause an overcharge of 20%

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On 16 October 2020, the Romanian government published Ordinance No. 170/2020 on actions for damages in cases of violation of the competition law provisions and modifying and supplementing Romanian Competition Law No. 21/1996 (the “Ordinance”). The Ordinance provides that cartel infringements are (...)

Kris Van Hove The Belgian College of Competition Prosecutors confirms that the Competition Authority started conducting dawn raids at the premises of certain companies active on the market for fresh yeast

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In a press release of 19 June 2013, the College of Competition Prosecutors confirmed that the competition authority had started conducting dawn raids on 18 June 2013 at the premises of certain companies active on the Belgian market for fresh yeast. The competition authority is looking for (...)

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