Emilia I.Bonine


Brussels + 32.2.645.15.31

Emilia Bonine's practice focuses on all aspects of European and Belgian competition law. Her experience includes merger control, anticompetitive agreements, abuse of dominance, and state aid. She has been involved in several merger filings with the European Commission and the Belgian Competition Authority. Emilia has experience assisting clients in major global competition law compliance audits and investigations. In addition to her antitrust and competition law practice, she advises clients on complex regulatory matters, helping them navigate the EU environment. She is active in various sectors, including life sciences and health care, industrials, chemicals, transport, and the automotive industry.

Emilia also has experience advising clients on Belgian corporate law and assisting clients in mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Emilia completed her masters degree at the University of Antwerp, where she participated in an exchange program in Montréal, Canada. She defended her master thesis in the area of abuse of dominance and was a member of the University of Antwerp's competition law moot court team that competed at King's College London against top universities from around the world.


  • Eaton sells hydraulics business to DanfossJones Day advised Eaton Corporation as antitrust counsel in the sale of its hydraulics business to Danfoss Power Solutions for US$3.3 billion.
  • Bombardier sells transportation business to Alstom for €6.2 billionJones Day served as antitrust and French corporate counsel in the €6.2 billion sale of Bombardier Inc.'s transportation business to Alstom S.A.
  • Natural products company addresses labor and employment aspects of multijurisdictional litigation, data protection, and DIRECCTE mattersJones Day is advising a leading U.S.-based natural products company on the labor and employment aspects for a variety of multijurisdictional matters, including labor law advice on hiring and termination of employees in Belgium; matters related to collaboration with independent contractors, including litigation; data protection matters for various affiliates of the client in Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland and UAE; as well as advising on administrative/competition law-related procedures against French governmental institution DIRECCTE (Regional Offices for Commerce, Competition, Consumption, Labour and Employment).
  • International company reviews EU conduct complianceJones Day is advising an international company in unilateral conduct compliance under EU competition law.
  • Western Digital sells ActiveScale™ business to QuantumJones Day advised Western Digital Corporation's subsidiary Western Digital Technologies, Inc. in the sale of its ActiveScale™ business to Quantum Corporation.
  • International chemicals producer conducts internal auditJones Day is advising an international chemicals producer in conducting a multi-national internal antitrust audit.