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Steptoe & Johnson LLP

AVENUE LOUISE 489, 3RD FLOOR, 1050 BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Tel:
Work +32 2 626 05 00
Fax:
Fax +32 2 626 05 10
Web:
www.steptoe.com

Belgium

Customs, trade, WTO and anti-dumping
Customs, trade, WTO and anti-dumping - ranked: tier 3

Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Steptoe & Johnson LLP has experienced an uptick in export controls and sanctions work, while other areas of activity have included EU anti-dumping investigations, and advice to governments and industries on EU free trade agreements and bilateral treaties. James Searles is knowledgeable about EU-China trade matters, while sanctions expert Guy Soussan is another key name. Simon Hirsbrunner joined from Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek.

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Belgium: Competition

EU and global
Competition: EU and global - ranked: tier 4

Steptoe & Johnson LLP

At Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Yves Botteman, who ‘understands his industries’, and senior associate Laura Atlee are working with the London and Washington DC offices to represent Japan Airlines in follow-on damages litigation in the High Court Chancery Division in the UK. Jean-Nicolas Maillard is also recommended.

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Belgium: EU regulatory

Chemicals (REACH)
EU regulatory: chemicals (REACH) - ranked: tier 1

Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Steptoe & Johnson LLP handles proceedings both before the European courts and the ECHA Board of Appeal. On the non-contentious side, its practice includes the application and implementation of REACH; consortia formation and management, as well as dossiers and substance evaluation. Product defence and product approvals are other strong suits. Ruxandra Cana, Darren Abrahams, Anna Gergely and Indiana de Seze are key names in the team, which provides ‘a strong level of service’. Associate Eléonore Mullier joined from Allen & Overy LLP in September 2014.

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Environment (including WEEE and RoHS)
EU regulatory: environment (including WEEE and RoHS) - ranked: tier 1

Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Steptoe & Johnson LLP’s expertise includes RoHS, environmental issues related to the Aarhus Convention and access to environmental information. Darren Abrahams and Anna Gergely defended the ECHA at the General Court in a case concerning the disclosure of the identities of companies handling allegedly hazardous substances, and their commercial activities. Indiana de Seze is another key name.

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Financial services
EU regulatory: financial services - ranked: tier 1

Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Steptoe & Johnson LLP’s Philip Woolfson and Guy Soussan are recommended for their knowledge of EU insurance and reinsurance regulatory issues. Elsewhere, the firm advises Swiss clients (mainly banks) on EU banking regulatory and related issues; ‘vastly experienced’ Jean Russotto and recent hire Simon Hirsbrunner, who joined from Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, are key names.

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Food
EU regulatory: food - ranked: tier 1

Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Steptoe & Johnson LLP’s Darren Abrahams is leading the advice to an online supplements company on regulatory and compliance matters concerning its activities in the EU market. Other key names in the team are Anna Gergely, James Searles and Craig Simpson.

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