Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)

Margot Vogels

Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)
Lawyer (Associate)

Margot Vogels focuses on Belgian business law, as well as all aspects of Belgian and EU competition law. Prior to joining Van Bael & Bellis, Margot worked as a trainee in the Food Task Force at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Competition. Margot also gained experience in competition law during an internship in the Beijing office of an international law firm, as well as during several internships in the Brussels offices of leading international law firms.

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1290 Bulletin

Andreas Reindl, Margot Vogels The EU Commission publishes an inception impact assessment about potential revisions to the research and development block exemption regulation and the specialisation block exemption regulation


In the course of the ongoing review of the application of the EU competition rules to horizontal cooperation agreements, the European Commission (“Commission”) published on 7 June 2021 an inception impact assessment (“IIA”) in relation to potential revisions to the Research and Development Block (...)

Maria-Olga Papadopoulou, Margot Vogels, Andreas Reindl The French Competition Authority fines a Big Tech company €220 million for favoring its own services in the online advertising services supply chain (Google)


In a decision of 7 June 2021, the French Competition Authority (“FCA”) accepted a proposed settlement by Google LLC and Google Ireland Ltd (“Google”) with respect to certain online advertising practices. The decision also imposed a € 220 million fine on Google as it concluded that Google’s (...)

Margot Vogels The EU Commission publishes a summary of the contributions from the national competition authorities to the impact assessment of the new competition tool


Earlier this year, the European Commission (the “Commission”) proposed a “new competition tool” (“NCT”) to address structural competition problems. Stakeholders could express their views on the need for an NCT and its design as part of an impact assessment and an open consultation until 8 September (...)

Margot Vogels, Andrzej Kmiecik, Helga Gudmundsdottir The Paris Court of Appeal upholds the dismissal of a French car repairers’ complaints against a car manufacturer’s alleged discrimination in determining membership of its authorised repair network (Hyundai)


On 4 June 2020, the Competition Chamber of the Paris Court of Appeal (the “Court”) handed down a judgment dismissing the appeal filed by three car repairers (the “Claimants”) against a decision of the French Competition Authority (the “FCA”) to reject their complaint against Hyundai Motor France (...)

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