Lucia StefaniaStoican

Associate

Brussels + 32.2.645.14.34

Lucia Stoican's practice focuses on EU competition law, covering a wide range of matters including merger control, cartels, and abuse of dominance. Lucia has experience with EU and national regulators and has coordinated complex EU and international merger control filings for clients active in a variety of industries, including consumer goods, transport, automotive, and chemicals.

She assists multinational clients on operational practices that can infringe competition laws, including vertical agreements, information sharing, competitive benchmarking, and pricing matters.

Lucia's notable recent cases include the successful representation of Bombardier in its EUR 6.8 billion sale of its transportation business to Alstom, as well as the representation of Bombardier as an interested third party in the opposition of the Siemens/Alstom transaction.

Lucia also counsels clients on the implementation of the Digital Markets Act, as well as on European cybersecurity and privacy matters, such as identifying strategies for international data transfers, conducting privacy impact assessments, privacy due dilligence, and employee data protection.

At the start of her career, Lucia worked as a legal advisor in the cabinet of a member of the European Parliament and prior to that she completed a legal traineeship at the European Commission.

Lucia is a member of the Competition Policy Committee of AmCham EU.

Experience

  • 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.
  • Transportation company seeks advice in merger of Siemens and AlstomJones Day assisted a transportation company in relation to the merger of Siemens AG's Mobility Division with Alstom SA.
  • Labcorp to spin off Clinical Development businessJones Day is advising Labcorp (NYSE: LH), a leading global life sciences company, in its consideration of whether to pursue a spin-off of its Clinical Development business to its shareholders through a tax-free transaction.
  • PTTGC acquires allnex from AdventJones Day advised PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited in the €4 billion acquisition of allnex Holding GmbH from Advent International.
  • Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma acquires late stage biopharma companies and forms alliance with Roivant Sciences Ltd. worth $3 billionJones Day advised Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd. ("Sumitomo") in an acquisition of late stage biopharma companies and formation of alliance with Roivant Sciences Ltd.
  • ICON acquires Symphony Clinical ResearchJones Day advised ICON plc as health care, clinical trial regulatory, and data privacy diligence counsel in its acquisition of Symphony Clinical Research, a leading provider of at-home patient and site support services.
  • Global vendor management platform for industrial equipment and services reviews antitrust and contract law issuesJones Day successfully assisted a global vendor management platform for industrial equipment and services on European and Italian antitrust and contract law issues pertaining to the setting up of a vendor rating system of benefit to buyers in the engineering, procurement, and construction equipment sectors.
  • GE sells Intelligent Platforms business to EmersonJones Day served as antitrust counsel to General Electric Company in the sale of Intelligent Platforms, a division of General Electric, to Emerson Electric Co.
  • UPL acquires Arysta LifeScience from Platform Specialty Products Corporation for $4.2 billionJones Day advised UPL Limited ("UPL"), a leading global generic agrochemical company based in India, in connection with its subsidiary, UPL Corporation Limited’s, US$4.2 billion acquisition and related $3 billion term financing of Arysta Lifescience Inc. (“Arysta”), a global provider of crop protection solutions, including bio-solutions and seed treatment, from NYSE listed Platform Specialty Products Corporation (“Platform”).
  • Baker Hughes sells A-C Compressor business to Rotating Machinery ServicesJones Day advised Baker Hughes, a GE company, in the sale of its A-C Compressor service and repair business to Rotating Machinery Services, Inc. ("RMS").
  • General Electric responds to Italian antitrust proceedingsJones Day advised General Electric Co. in connection with Italian Competition Authority proceedings related to alleged abuse of dominance in maintenance services for medical devices.