Practice & Industry Groups

Antitrust & Competition

​The 100+ members active in World Law Group’s global Antitrust & Competition Practice Group represent the experience, expertise and professional interests of hundreds more colleagues practicing in this area among our member firms operating in hundreds of major business centers worldwide. One of our oldest and largest practice groups, Antitrust & Competition members have worked together on many complex client matters over the years, from multi-country merger filings to multinational competition investigations, compliance and training programs.

Members have also collaborated on several valuable comparative law guides and meet regularly at WLG conferences to discuss current and emerging issues and developments in antitrust and competition law and related client challenges, and at other international events.

Resources

Legal Update

Ordinance No. 2019-359 clarifies and amends important provisions governing the life of businesses. The objective pursued by the legislator is to make the rules governing business relationships, practices that restrict competition and prohibited practices easier to understand and more transparent.

Legal Update

There have been some cases of conflict of jurisdiction between the Competition regulator and sector specific regulators , particularly , the Copyright Boards.

Legal Update

Competition authorities around the world have chosen a new target for investigations: the no-poaching agreements and the wage-fixing agreements, and the tendency is for the Administrative Council for Economic Defense to start examining the antitrust impacts of these agreements/conducts in Brazil.

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George Addy Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP Toronto, Ontario - Canada
Bernardine Adkins Gowling WLG Birmingham, England +870 903 1000
Imarc Administrator Imarc (978) 462-8848
Lia Alizia Makarim & Taira S. Jakarta, Indonesia +6221 2521272
Elena Andrianova CMS Russia Moscow, Russia
Richard Annan Goodmans LLP Toronto, Ontario - Canada
Ameera Ashraf WongPartnership LLP Singapore, Singapore +65 6416 8113
Michael Bauer CMS Germany Brussels, Belgium
Dawn Beddard Gowling WLG Birmingham, England +447921881464
Samuel Beighton Gowling WLG London, England +44 (0)203 636 7972
Ned Boehm Miller & Martin PLLC Chattanooga, Tennessee - U.S.A. +1 423 785 8272
Robert Bosman CMS Netherlands Amsterdam, Netherlands
Maxim Boulba CMS Russia Moscow, Russia
Michael Brüggemann Taylor Wessing Düsseldorf, Germany
Stefan Brunnschweiler CMS von Erlach Poncet Zürich, Switzerland
Ngoc Anh Bui VILAF Hanoi, Vietnam
Federico Carbajales Guyer & Regules Montevideo, Uruguay
Geoff Carter MinterEllison Melbourne, Australia
Gregory Casas Greenberg Traurig, LLP Houston, Texas - U.S.A.
Beth Castro World Law Group Washington, District of Colombia - U.S.A. +1 202 904 2477
Suleyman Cengiz Hergüner Bilgen Özeke Istanbul, Turkey
Jia Hui Chan WongPartnership LLP Singapore, Singapore
Delphine Chen Formosa Transnational Taipei, Taiwan +886 22 755 7366
Yo-Yi Chen Formosa Transnational Taipei, Taiwan +886 2 2755 7366
Chun-yih Cheng Formosa Transnational Taipei, Taiwan +88 62 2755 7366
Niall Collins Mason Hayes & Curran Dublin, Ireland +353 1 614 2411
Rodrigo de Alencar Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr Santiago, Chile +15 62 499 5500
John Paul De Leon SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan Manila, Philippines
Vincent Dirckx CMS Belgium Brussels, Belgium +322 743 6985
Ulf Djurberg Setterwalls Stockholm, Sweden
Andrey Dorado Arias San José, Costa Rica 2503-9800
Andrey Dorado Arias Arias San José, Costa Rica
Tori Drayer World Law Group Washington, District of Colombia - U.S.A. +1 202 904 2488
Ernesto Duhne Santamarina y Steta S.C. Mexico City, Mexico
Bernt Elsner CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz Vienna, Austria +43 14 0443 1850
Dimitris Emvalomenos Bahas, Gramatidis & Partners Athens, Greece
Joe Farside Locke Lord LLP Providence, Rhode Island - U.S.A. +1 401 455 7648
Cani Fernandez Cuatrecasas Madrid, Spain
Jose Humberto Frias D'Empaire Caracas, Venezuela +58 212 264 6289
Samir Gandhi AZB & Partners Mumbai, India
Larry Gangnes Lane Powell PC Seattle, Washington - U.S.A.
Christian Haellmigk CMS Germany Berlin, Germany
Ri Bong Han Bae, Kim & Lee LLC Seoul, South Korea +82 23 404 0138
Marcus Hartmann-Rueppel Taylor Wessing Hamburg, Germany +49 69 97130 0
Sari Hiltunen Castrén & Snellman Helsinki, Finland
Peter Stig Jacobsen Bech-Bruun Copenhagen, Denmark
Lisa Jones Miller & Martin PLLC Atlanta, Georgia - U.S.A. 404-962-6469
Edward Kang Bae, Kim & Lee LLC Seoul, South Korea
Il Kang Bae, Kim & Lee LLC Seoul, South Korea
Daniela Karollus-Bruner CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz Vienna, Austria +43 140 443 2550
Jocelyn Katz ENSafrica Johannesburg, South Africa
Sabri Kaya Hergüner Bilgen Özeke Istanbul, Turkey
Elisa Kearney Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP Montréal, Québec - Canada
Robert Keisler CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz Vienna, Austria +43 1 40443 2850
Bo Yen Kim Bae, Kim & Lee LLC Seoul, South Korea
Jung Kim Bae, Kim & Lee LLC Seoul, South Korea
Michael Koch Goodmans LLP Toronto, Ontario - Canada +1 416 597 5156
Olav Kolstad Advokatfirmaet Schjødt Oslo, Norway +472 301 1923
Pauline Kubat Soulier AARPI
Geoffroy Lacroix Soulier AARPI Paris, France +33 140 542 929
Pranat Laohapairoj Chandler MHM Limited Bangkok, Thailand +662 266 6485
Franco Aristotle Larcina SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan Manila, Philippines +632 982 3500
Ashley LeCroy World Law Group Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada +1 202 904 2477
Stefan Lehr CMS Germany Frankfurt, Germany
Jorge Leon-Orantes Santamarina y Steta S.C. Mexico City, Mexico +52 55 5279 5452
Annabelle Lepiece CMS Belgium Brussels, Belgium
Joanne Lewers Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - U.S.A. +1 215 988 2712
Anita Liao Formosa Transnational Taipei, Taiwan +886 227 557 366
Jaroslaw Lukawski Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak Warsaw, Poland +48 22 608 73 56
Jyeshta Mahendran Shearn Delamore & Co. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia +603 2027 2881
Arlene Maneja SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan Manila, Philippines +63 2 982 3542
Laure Marolleau Soulier AARPI Paris, France +33 14 054 2929
Katsuki Matsuura City-Yuwa Partners Tokyo, Japan +81-3-6212-5623
Soledad Matteozzi Alfaro-Abogados Beijing, China +86 136 1173 7125
Pedro Mazer Alfaro-Abogados Buenos Aires, Argentina +54 11 4393 3003
Rolando Medalla, Jr. SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan Manila, Philippines +63 2 982 3500
Lee Mendelsohn ENSafrica Johannesburg, South Africa +27 82 904 5897
Juan Manuel Mercant Guyer & Regules Montevideo, Uruguay +598 2902 1515
Russell Miller MinterEllison Sydney, Australia +61 2 9921 4135
Nicholas Mocarquer Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr Santiago, Chile +56 224 995 531
Zia Mody AZB & Partners Mumbai, India +91 22 6639 6880
K. Shanti Mogan Shearn Delamore & Co. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia +603 2027 2921
Wilson Mudge Arnold & Porter Washington, District of Colombia - U.S.A.
Stephen Murphy Locke Lord LLP Washington, District of Colombia - U.S.A. +1 202 478 7376
Cian O'Daly Mason Hayes & Curran Dublin, Ireland +353 1 614 7721
Louis-Martin O'Neill Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP Montréal, Québec - Canada +1 514 841 6547
Ricardo Oliveira PLMJ Lisboa, Portugal
Estanislao Olmos Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi Abogados Buenos Aires, Argentina +54 11 40212309
Edmon Oude Elferink CMS Netherlands Brussels, Belgium +32 2 6500450
Philippe-Emmanuel Partsch Arendt & Medernach Luxembourg, Luxembourg +352 40 78 78 350
Milo Petranovich Lane Powell PC Seattle, Washington - U.S.A.
Hemant Puthran Vaish Associates Mumbai, India
Alain Raemy CMS von Erlach Poncet Zürich, Switzerland +41 44 285 1111
Dietmar Rahlmeyer CMS Germany Düsseldorf, Germany
Rahul Rai AZB & Partners Mumbai, India +91 22 6639 6880
Anand Raj Shearn Delamore & Co. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia +603 2027 2828
Jose Augusto Regazzini TozziniFreire Advogados São Paulo, Brazil 55 11 5086 5000
Tim Reher CMS Germany Hamburg, Germany
Gonzalo Rencoret Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr Santiago, Chile +56 224 995 518
David Rosner Goodmans LLP Toronto, Ontario - Canada
Hitoshi Sakai City-Yuwa Partners Tokyo, Japan +81 36 212 5642
Tsuneo Sato City-Yuwa Partners Tokyo, Japan +81 36 212 5502
Masaaki Sawano City-Yuwa Partners Tokyo, Japan +81 36 212 5500
Peangnate Sawatdipong Chandler MHM Limited Bangkok, Thailand +662 266 6485
Markus Schoener CMS Germany Hamburg, Germany ++49 40 37630365
Konstantin Schrader Taylor Wessing Hamburg, Germany
Indran Shanmuganathan Shearn Delamore & Co. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia +603 2027 2873
M.M. Sharma Vaish Associates New Delhi, India +91 11 4249 25 25
Sado Shin Bae, Kim & Lee LLC Seoul, South Korea
Sanghoon Shin Bae, Kim & Lee LLC Seoul, South Korea +82 23 404 0230
Talya Solomon Herzog Fox & Neeman Tel Aviv, Israel +972 3 692 5960
Patrick Sommer CMS von Erlach Poncet Zürich, Switzerland +41 44 285 1111
Junhyun Song Bae, Kim & Lee LLC Seoul, South Korea
Jean-Luc Soulier Soulier AARPI Paris, France +33 14 054 2929
Ivan Szymanski Santamarina y Steta S.C. Mexico City, Mexico 52795469
Vinay Vaish Vaish Associates New Delhi, India +91 11 4249 2525
Dirk van Liedekerke CMS Belgium Brussels, Belgium +32 2 674 85 70
Duyen Vo Ha VILAF Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam +848 3824 1600
Angelika Wieczorkowski CMS Germany Stuttgart, Germany +49 71 1976 4708
Stephanie Yavordios Soulier AARPI Lyon, France + 33 4 72 82 2080
Seong YUN Bae, Kim & Lee LLC Seoul, South Korea
Leonid Zubarev CMS Russia Moscow, Russia +7 495 786 4000