Sébastien Engelen

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Sébastien Engelen is counsel at contrast.

He specializes in European and competition law (antitrust, State aid and merger control).

His experience includes all aspects of competition law, including assistance during competition investigations, competition compliance trainings, leniency applications, and ensuing private damages litigation, as well as advising on structuring acquisitions, joint ventures and distribution/cooperation agreements.

He represents clients (private companies and public authorities) before the Court of Justice of the EU, the European Commission, national courts and national competition authorities.

Sébastien speaks French, Dutch, English and Italian.

Education

  • LLM in European law, Institut d’Études Européennes (IEE, 2006-2007)
  • Università degli studi di Pisa (Erasmus programme, 2006)
  • Université Saint-Louis and Université Catholique de Louvain (Master in law, 2001-2006)

Experience

  • contrast (2016-present)
  • CMS DeBacker (2007-2015)
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25 May 2020

Three additional state aid regimes for Belgium

In their latest article in the Juristenkrant, Sébastien Engelen and Manda Wilson survey 7 of the 10 Belgian state aid regimes approved by the European Commission during the COVID-19 crisis, essentially to support the liquidity of companies established in Belgium and R&D. The article also gives an overview of the recent discussion on state aid to airlines. Read the article on our publications page.

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