Byron Maniatis has experience working on many high-profile trade defense investigations in the EU and other jurisdictions. Byron practices in the areas of WTO, EU trade, export controls, customs law, national security investment screening analyses, and EU and Belgian competition law. He has assisted clients in EU trade defense investigations and in a wide variety of other trade matters such as WTO dispute settlement and trade negotiations. He also has worked with clients in matters before EU institutions and EU courts.
Byron has successfully assisted several clients in antidumping and antisubsidy investigations, assisted a WTO Member in disputes before panels and the Appellate Body, and has assisted several clients in EU court proceedings. In addition, Byron has handled EU export control matters such as restrictions on dual-use goods, economic sanctions, and other restrictive measures adopted by the EU; FDI screening analyses in the context of complex multijurisdictional transactions; and EU customs law and customs issues arising under free trade agreements (FTAs). He has worked on cartel investigations, merger control, and regulatory matters as well.
Byron also has been actively involved in Jones Day pro bono initiatives. For instance, he has helped set up a pro bono project whereby Jones Day lawyers provide first instance assistance to refugees on the Greek island of Lesvos.
Foreign Investment Control Heats Up: A Global Survey of Existing Regimes and Potential Significant Changes on the Horizon
European Commission Proposes Screening Mechanism for Foreign Direct Investment into the European Union
- March 2018European Commission Announces Safeguard Investigation into Steel Imports
- January 2018Foreign Investment Control Heats Up: A Global Survey of Existing Regimes and Potential Significant Changes on the Horizon
- September 2017European Commission Proposes Screening Mechanism for Foreign Direct Investment into the European Union
- September 2016WTO Law Insufficient to Ensure Competitive Neutrality under EU Standards
- July 2016European Union's Conundrum Over Chinese Market Economy Status
- University of Barcelona (LL.M. in International Economic Law and Policy with distinction 2012); Free University of Brussels (LL.M. in International and European Law summa cum laude 2011); University of East Anglia (LL.B. with upper second class honours 2010)
- Dutch, English, French, and Greek