Daniel Vasbeck

Senior Associate

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Brussels

P: +32.2.891.7314 F: +32.2.891.7400

Cartels

  • Advised an international bank in multi-jurisdictional cartel investigations*
  • Advised a capacitor manufacturer in an EC cartel investigation relating to electrolytic capacitors*
  • Represented a bank in its appeal before the EU General Court against the fine imposed by the EC in the Euribor cartel case*
  • Advised a manufacturer in an EC cartel investigation relating to car parts*

Unilateral Conduct

  • Advising a manufacturer in the entertainment industry in relation to an abuse of dominance complaint investigated by the EC
  • Advising a licensor of standard essential patents in relation to abuse of dominance allegations based on EU competition law made in connection with arbitration proceedings
  • Advised a licensor of standard essential patents in relation to abuse of dominance allegations investigated by the EC
  • Represented an incumbent energy supplier in an abuse of dominance investigation conducted by the French competition authority and the subsequent litigation before the Paris Court of Appeal*
  • Advised a third party in relation to an EC abuse of dominance investigation regarding semiconductors

Merger Control

  • Advised a U.S. manufacturing and engineering group on its acquisition of industrial machinery and gas equipment manufacturers as well as the sale of one of its business divisions, and the associated national merger control clearances
  • Advised a U.S. media group on its acquisition of a streaming service provider and the associated national merger control clearances
  • Advised an Asian manufacturer of polyester products on the establishment of a production joint venture and the associated national merger control clearances
  • Advised a U.S. private equity firm on a business combination in the printing industry and the associated national merger control clearances
  • Advised a U.S. energy company on the establishment of a joint venture and the associated national merger control clearances
  • Advised an international bank on the establishment of a joint venture in the leasing sector and the associated merger control clearances (EU and other jurisdictions)*
  • Advised two car parts suppliers on the establishment of a joint venture relating to vehicle interior products and the associated EU merger control clearance*
  • Advised a car manufacturer on the establishment of a joint venture relating to the retail distribution of motor vehicles and the associated EU merger control clearance*
  • Advised various clients on multi-jurisdictional merger filing assessments in relation to potential transactions
  • Advised third parties in relation to EU merger control investigations

Advisory and Compliance Work

  • Provided legal advice on EU competition law issues in connection with LNG supply agreements
  • Provided legal advice on EU competition law issues in connection with distribution networks (selective distribution, exclusive distribution)
  • Advised a manufacturer of chemical products in relation to a potential abuse of dominance claim against a supplier of input materials
  • General EU competition law advisory and compliance work
  • Advised a player in the aviation industry on EU internal market law issues
  • Advising a supplier of chemical products on EU and German distribution law issues in connection with the potential termination of a distribution agreement

Miscellaneous

  • Advised various clients in connection with merger control filings and proceedings for anticompetitive practices before the French competition authority*

*Prior to joining Baker Botts