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EU competition and EU regulatory.
Partner focusing on EU competition and regulatory law. Ms Nordlander has particular experience in competition and regulatory issues affecting the chemical and pharmaceutical sectors, as well as State aid and environmental law. Ms Nordlander has extensive experience advising clients on the full range of EU competition issues, including joint ventures and co-operation agreements, merger control proceedings, cartel investigations, litigation before the European Courts, and antitrust compliance. Ms Nordlander also has experience on a wide range of EU regulatory issues, with an emphasis on chemical regulation, including REACH compliance and classification and labelling under the EU Dangerous Substances Directive. In addition to chemicals and pharmaceuticals, Ms Nordlander has advised clients in a wide variety of other industries and business sectors, in particular mining and minerals, media and broadcasting, agrochemicals, motor vehicles, consumer electronics, and biotechnology.
Qualified 1996; prior to joining Sidley Austin LLP, Ms Nordlander served as an attorney at the Brussels office of another international law firm. She teaches and speaks widely on topics such as legal privilege, State aid, EU antitrust policy and procedure, and EU chemicals regulation. Partner at Sidley Austin LLP 2008. Publications of note: 'Are You Ready for REACH?', Samuel Boxerman, Christopher Bell and Kristina Nordlander, Chemical Engineering (March 2008); 'The Application of REACH and the Precautionary Principle to Mining & Minerals', Kristina Nordlander and Hazel Pearson, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Institute on International Mining and Oil & Gas Law, Development and Investment (Buenos Aires, Argentina, 16-18 April 2007); 'European State Aid Law', PLC Cross-border Competition Handbook 2006/2007 (January 2007); 'Switching to Action: Commission Applies State Aid Action Plan to Digital Switchover', Kristina Nordlander and Hanne Melin, European State Aid Law Quarterly (2006); 'Joined Cases C-189/02 P, C-202/02 P, C-205/02 P to C-208/02 P and C-218/02 P, Dansk Rorindustri and others v Commission', Common Market Law Review, Issue 43 (2006); 'The Commission's Policy on Recidivism: Legal Certainty for Repeat Offenders?', The Competition Law Review (Vol 2, Issue 1, August 2005); 'Discovering Discovery - US Discovery of EC Leniency System', European Competition Law Review (Vol 25, No 10, pp 646-659, October 2004).
English, French and Swedish.
New York Bar; Brussels Bar (associate member); Swedish Bar; American Bar Association.
Universität Hamburg (1995, LLM); University of Stockholm (1996, LLM); Harvard Law School (1998, LLM Fulbright Scholar).