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Alexandre G. Verheyden
Partner

Partner-in-Charge Brussels

Contact

(T) +32.2.645.15.09
(F) +32.2.645.14.45

Education

  • The University of Chicago (LL.M. 1992; B.A.E.F. Fellow); University of Louvain (Licence en Droit magna cum laude 1990)

Bar Admissions

  • Brussels

With a focus on antitrust and competition law and significant experience in transatlantic mergers and cartels, Alexandre Verheyden represents major corporations and governments before the European Commission, European courts, and national authorities. He is also Partner-in-Charge of the Brussels Office.

Alexandre concentrates on complex merger cases. His experience spans all fields of competition law including abuse of dominant position/monopoly offense, cartel, merger, and state aid cases. He recently represented Wabtec in its acquisition of Faiveley in a complex Phase II case and Huber in the sale of its Silica business to Evonik, which was cleared with commitments. Alexandre also has successfully litigated a damage claim for anticompetitive conduct that resulted in a landmark settlement of €120 million and successfully represented several clients in the auto parts cartel. He also has strong State aid experience representing both companies and governments.

Alexandre coordinates Jones Day's competition practice in Europe. He has served as co-chair of the Communications Committee of the International Bar Association. He was a winner of the 2012 Antitrust Writing Awards for the article "EU Court of Justice Provides Guidance on Abusive Margin Squeezes" and was a scholarship recipient of the Belgian American Educational Foundation. He has authored various articles in the field of competition law and speaks regularly at conferences. He was previously admitted to the New York State Bar.


Honors & Distinctions

  • Chambers Europe, TMT: EU regulatory ("recognised among peers"); competition/European law ("a great strategic thinker and litigator with very wide experience"); and Belgium domestic competition law ("a noted expert in the telecoms sector") (2013-2017)

    Chambers Global, key practitioner in competition/European law ("standout strength") (2012-2017)

    The Legal 500 EMEA, competition — EU and global (2016-2017); EU regulatory — telecoms and information technology (2014-2015)

    Who's Who Legal, regulatory communications (2017)

Languages

Dutch, English, French
Alexandre Verheyden