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Olivier Fréget

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Fréget & Associés

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Competition, regulation and Litigation

Position

PARTNER
Areas: Pharmaceuticals - Life Sciences, Energy, Electronic Communication - Information Technology, Media (television, radio, press) and Land and Air transport

Career

Allen & Overy LLP Paris
Last position: Full equity partner from January 2006 to April 2014  
Co-head of Allen & Overy antitrust practice group from 2011 to 2014 (departure)    
Head of paris Allen & Overy antitrust practice group from: January 2006 to April 2014

Bird & Bird Paris
Last position: Full equity partner head of French EU & Competition law department        
Co-head of EU and competition law international practice group from April 2001 to December 2005

Archibald Andersen
Last position: Partner, Head of Paris competition practice from July 1999 to April 2001
Prior position: Manager specialized it & competition law from July 1995 to July 1999                

SG Archibald (acquired by Arthur Andersen in January 1993)    
Last position: Associate specialized in competition law from October 1991 to January 1993

S.J Volnay law firm   
Last position: salaried lawyer from September 1990 to October 1991

Languages

French, English

Member

Member of the board of the Association des Avocats Pratiquant le Droit de la Concurrence (the only French professional association)

Club des juristes, the main and most prestigious french legal think-tank, member of the competition law commission led by the former head of the french supreme court,Guy Canivet and Frédéric Jenny, head of the OECD competition division    

Confrontations Europe, a think tank dealing with the european integration    

Droit & Croissance (law & growth), a think-tank focused on the interaction of law & economics

Cercle Montesquieu

Education

1990: Equivalent of a juris doctor degree (diplôme d’etudes approfondies) private international law and international business transactions Paris Panthéon Sorbonne

1989: Legal law master’s in business intl law Paris Panthéon Sorbonne

1988: Licence in private law – Paris Pantheon Sorbonne

1988: Diplôme d’etudes supérieures in economics and international relations awarded by the institut d’etude des relations internationale

1987: Bachelor’s degree in public law paris pantheon sorbonne


France

EU, competition and distribution

Within: EU, competition and distribution

Focused on the pharmaceuticals, energy, electronic communication, media and transport sectors, boutique antitrust and competition firm Fréget & Associés is led by Olivier Fréget, who co-founded the practice with Charlotte Tasso de Panafieu. On the litigation front, the team recently acted for Direct Energie in appeal proceedings in front of the FCA seeking interim measures against its competitor Engie on the grounds of abuse of dominant position, and Janssen Cilag instructed the group to oversee its appeal against the FCA's decision to fine it for anticompetitive practices with regard to the development of generic drugs. Also notable is counsel Liliana Eskenazi, whose experience covers both advisory regulatory and merger clearance work as well as antitrust litigation. Other key clients include Gifi, Canal+, TDF and General Electric.

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