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Carmen Verdonck

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ALTIUS/Tiberghien

Brussels, Belgium
    Local Time: Wednesday 12:11

Practice Expertise

  • Agency Law
  • Antitrust and Unfair Competition
  • Commercial Law
  • Competition

Areas of Practice

  • Agency Law
  • Antitrust and Unfair Competition
  • Commercial Law
  • Competition
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Contract Law
  • Distributorship Law
  • Franchising
  • Joint Ventures
  • Licensing
  • Sports and Recreation
  • Unfair Competition
  • View More

WSG Practice Industries

WSG Leadership

  • Antitrust Group - Member
  • WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group - Member

Profile

Carmen advises a wide range of domestic and multinational clients about all aspects of Belgian and EU competition law, including cartel cases, distribution networks, technology transfer agreements, joint ventures, abuse(s) of dominance, and State aid matters. Carmen also represents clients in antitrust cases before the Belgian and European competition authorities and courts. She regularly assists various multinational clients in the setting-up of compliance programmes and training. In merger control cases, Carmen assists clients in obtaining merger control clearance from the Belgian Competition Authority and the European Commission and in the coordination of merger filings in numerous other countries.

Carmen has also developed solid experience in providing advice on a broad range complex contractual matters and the drafting of all types of commercial agreements.

Carmen has been appointed an Assessor in the Belgian Competition Authority and Maître de Conférences at the Liège University, teaching in the LLM in European Competition and IP law.

Bar Admissions
Brussels Bar: 1996

Education
LL.M. in European Law (University of Bristol)
Erasmus Exchange Program (University of Bayreuth, Germany)
Lic. Juris (University of Leuven)

Areas of Practice

  • Agency Law
  • Antitrust and Unfair Competition
  • Commercial Law
  • Competition
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Contract Law
  • Distributorship Law
  • Franchising
  • Joint Ventures
  • Licensing
  • Sports and Recreation
  • Unfair Competition

Professional Career



Professional Associations
Carmen is the president of the Association pour l’Etude du Droit de la Concurrence (AEDC) and a board member of the International League of Competition Law (LIDC). She is a member of: Women’s Competition Network (WCN) and the Association of Belgian competition lawyers (VBMa). She is also a member of the Belgian Franchise Federation’s legal commission and the advising commission installed under the law on pre-contractual information obligations in commercial co-operation agreements. Carmen regular lectures at conferences and seminars.

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