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Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS

Jan Magne Langseth

Jan Magne Langseth

Partner

Expertise

  • Compliance and Scrutiny
  • Dispute Resolution and Litigation
  • EU / EEA and Competition
  • Compliance

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Profile
Langseth has advised in competition cases before the NCA, the EFTA Surveillance Authority and the Commission. He has coordinated several multi-national merger notifications and frequently advises in international competition law matters. He has litigated a number of cases before Norwegian courts, the EFTA-Court and the European Courts.
Areas of Practice

Compliance | Compliance and Scrutiny | Dispute Resolution and Litigation | EU / EEA and Competition | EU/EEA and competition law | Public Procurement

Articles

The Transport Sector is Exempted from Norwegian Equivalent to Article 101 TFEU - "Crisis Cartels" in the Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS, March 2020

The Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries has adopted a new regulation exempting the transport sector from the prohibition in Section 10 of the Norwegian Competition Act; cf. FOR-2020-03-18-340. Section 10 is the national equivalent to Article 101 TFEU and 53 EEA. The new rules are set to apply for three months but may be prolonged or shortened, depending on how the ongoing covid-19 pandemic evolves...

State Aid Rules Open Up for Rescue Packages
Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS, March 2020

Many companies are now in crisis due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The European Commission and EFTA Surveillance Authority, therefore, ease state aid rules. In practice, large parts of the state aid rules and guidelines are now virtually "suspended...

Online Retail Sector Increasingly Targeted by the Competition Authorities
Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS, December 2018

The online retail sector has seen a considerable increase in intervention by the competition authorities both on a national level and in Brussels. Most recently, in December 2018, the European Commission fined the clothing company Guess € 39.8 million for applying online sales and advertising restrictions...

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