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Joseph Vogel

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Vogel & Vogel

Position

Founding Partner specialized in Economic Law (French and European Competition, Distribution and Consumer Law). Mr. Vogel advises undertakings in the field of Economic law at both the European and French levels. Mr. Vogel handles actions based on article 101 or 102 of the Treaty, merger notifications to the Merger Task Force, competition cases before the Commission, the General Court of the European Union and the Court of Justice of the European Union and advises on all issues linked to the validity and performance of exclusive distribution agreements, franchise or agency contracts including where necessary subsequent litigation.

Career

Valedictorian of the Ecole de Formation des Avocats in 1985 (Professional Legal Training College); Admitted to the Paris bar in 1985, and to the New York bar in 1990; Banque Paribas (1984-85) Tomasi & Partners (1985). Creation of the firm Vogel & Vogel with his brother (1990).

Languages

French – English – German.

Member

Member of the American Bar Association; Member of the Franco-German Lawyers Association; Member of the Franco-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Member of Deutscher Anwaltverein; Member of the Union of European Lawyers (UEL); Member of the Collège de droit économique (College of Economic Law); Member of the Association française d'étude de la concurrence (AFEC) (French Association for Competition Studies); Member of the board of directors of the Association des avocats pratiquant le droit de la concurrence (Association of Lawyers Practicing Competition Law)

Education

Masters (D.E.A) in business law (1983); Masters-level diploma in accounting (1983) Graduate of the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) (1982); Graduate of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques of Paris (1980).

Leisure

Joseph Vogel enjoys running, reading geopolitical strategy and comic books and detective novels, and watching American western films in his spare time.


France

EU, competition and distribution

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Joseph Vogel - Vogel & Vogel

Within: EU, competition and distribution

Vogel & Vogel is a specialised full-service antitrust firm led by Louis Vogel and Joseph Vogel which represents an enviable client roster spanning a vast array of industry sectors. In the telecoms sector, the team recently obtained a significant award for Digicel in a private enforcement claim against Orange after the latter was fined for abuse of dominant position, and TF1 appointed the group to handle the repercussions of a complaint lodged by Canal+ regarding the presence of pre-emptive rights clauses in film co-production contracts concluded by several broadcasters. The practice's recent caseload also includes European state aid matters and mandates revolving around questions of selective distribution networks and third-party platforms. Other key contacts include Laurence Boudailliez, who is currently acting for Geodis and SNCF in their appeal against the FCA's decision to fine them on the grounds of cartel practices; Juliette Blouet, who has significant expertise in the telecoms sector; and Cécile Assémat.

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