Nele De Backer
Nele De Backer
Nele advises on all aspects of EU and Belgian competition law, across a range of sectors, including automotive and media. She has assisted clients in several cartel investigations conducted by the European Commission as well as the Belgian Competition Authority, and has frequently advised on follow-on private enforcement matters.
Nele has also advised on merger control cases and general EU law. She has experience in representing clients before the General Court and the Court of Justice.
Nele has (co-) authored several legal publications focusing on competition law, such as the chapter on Belgian Competition Law in Wolters Kluwer’s publication “Competition Law in Western Europe and the USA” and various articles regarding recent developments in the application of competition law in the life sciences and pharmaceutical sector.
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Blog Post: 04 August 2022
On 14 July 2022, Advocate General (AG) Kokott delivered her much awaited (non-binding) Opinions in Cases C-176/19 P, Commission v Servier and Others and C-201/19 P, Servier and Others v Commission.
Blog Post: 02 August 2022
Blog Post: 10 March 2022
- With Amélie Legein and Eliana Paredis: “Belgium/Commentary – Competition Law in Western Europe and the USA” in Kluwer Law International, Supplement No. 436, December 2020, pp.B.C - I - B.C – 34.
- With Francesca Miotto: “Analytical framework under Article 101 of the TFEU: guidance arising from recent 'pay-for-delay' CJEU proceedings” in Practical Law, update published May 2021.
- Publications on A&O Life Sciences Hub.