Name: Anthony Bochon
Firm Name: Everest Law
Country: Belgium
Expertise: Competition Law


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Professional Biography:

Anthony Bochon obtained a Master’s Degree in Law from the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) (2010) and a Bachelor’s degree in History from the Université Saint-Louis (2010).

He then obtained a Master’s Degree in European and Economic Law (LL.M.) from the University of Cambridge (United Kingdom, 2011) and joined the Brussels Bar the same year.

He previously worked in the Brussels office of the international law firm Squire Patton Boggs. He joined EVEREST in 2018.

Activities

Anthony Bochon is a Belgian attorney registered at the Brussels Bar. His activities mainly focus on EU law (including internal market and regulatory issues), Belgian economic law and competition law (antitrust, merger control and State aid) in particular. He has represented companies both at EU and Belgian levels in antitrust investigations (dawn raids, settlement proceedings, leniency programmes), antitrust litigation (appeals, antitrust damages), merger control filings and also represented companies or governments in State aid procedures. Anthony has extensive court experience both before the Belgian and EU courts. He also advises companies and trade associations on various non-procedural competition law issues (vertical and horizontal agreements, pricing and marketing strategies, joint ventures) and assists them to build compliance programmes. 

Anthony Bochon has also been pursuing an academic career since 2011 at the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB), where he is a research fellow and associate lecturer for the courses on Economic Law and European Union law, covering both EU and Belgian competition law. He is also a visiting professor in Business Law at the Brussels Business Institute. He is the editorial secretary of the European Journal of Consumer Law. He authored several articles on competition law.

His expertise in new and disruptive technologies has made him one of the most recognized experts in nanotechnology law in the world. Author of many conferences and publications on this topic, including the reference book Nanotechnology Law & Guidelines (Springer, 2019), he has been in charge of the legal expertise within the framework of the Horizon 2020 project “EC4SafeNano” funded by the European Commission since 2016.

He is perfectly fluent in French, Dutch and English.

Languages

  • Dutch
  • French
  • English

Main competences

Everest Law Firm:

Everest is a law firm specialised in legal services for businesses and corporations. Everest is comprised of a team of lawyers, each highly specialised in those fields of law with which companies are faced on a daily basis. Our legal services focus on the things that truly matter to you: quality, economy, expertise – and a regional and an international focus in which your business takes centre stage. Our lawyers have practised for years in renowned law firms, where they have built up their reputations, counselling large corporations as well as small and medium-sized enterprises. In addition, several of our lawyers lecture at university. Everest has offices in Brussels, Ghent and Bruges.

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