Wesley Lepla

Wesley Lepla

Wesley Lepla advises on all aspects of Belgian and European competition law, including merger control, cartels, anticompetitive agreements, abuse of a dominant position, and state aid law.

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European Commission Publishes Exceptional Antitrust Guidance for Undertakings Collaborating to Address the Shortage of Essential Products and Services during COVID-19

On 8 April 2020, the European Commission published its Communication on the “Temporary Framework for assessing antitrust issues related to business cooperation in response to situations of urgency stemming from the current COVID-19 outbreak” (the “Framework“). The Commission recognizes that supply chains have been severely disrupted due to COVID-19, combined with “an asymmetric demand shock … Continue Reading
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