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Latham & Watkins

45 RUE SAINT DOMINIQUE, 75007 PARIS, FRANCE
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Work 01 40 62 20 00
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Fax 01 40 62 20 62
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Frederic Pradelles

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Work +33 1 40 62 20 32
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www.lw.com/people/frederic-pradelles
Latham & Watkins LLP

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Frédéric Pradelles is a partner in the Paris office of Latham & Watkins. He specializes in French and European Competition Law, in contentious and non-contentious matters and regularly advises clients on cartels and abuse of dominant position cases, notably in the context of litigation matters before the jurisdictions or competition authorities, antitrust investigations and setting up of antitrust compliance programs.

Mr. Pradelles assists clients in the context of European and French merger control cases, including in Phase II cases and coordinates multi-jurisdictional filings.


France

EU, competition and distribution

Within: EU, competition and distribution

The practice at Latham & Watkins consists of four partners and was recently bolstered by the arrival of Jacques-Philippe Gunther and Adrien Giraud  from Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP. Frederic Pradelles successfully represented American Airlines before the FCA in a case regarding the unauthorised redistribution of its data by an online travel agent and the suspension of data flow between the two parties. In other highlights, the team assisted Accor with the competition aspects of its leasing of the Pullman Paris Montparnasse hotel in Paris, and Galeries Lafayette appointed Pradelles to secure merger clearance for its acquisition of a 51% stake in La Redoute. Also notable is Gunther's work for Philip Morris regarding the dawn raids on its premises ordered by the FCA in January 2018 on the grounds of suspected horizontal and vertical anticompetitive practices. Mathilde Saltiel joined the team alongside Gunther and Giraud and was promoted to counsel upon arrival; she is also a name to note.

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