Olivier Fréget is a partner based in Allen & Overy LLP's Paris office and has more than 20 years' experience as a competition lawyer covering mergers, cartels, transfer of technology agreements, abuse of dominant position and state aid. He advises clients on legal and economic arguments in complex cases and also lectures on EU and competition law.
Olivier's experience includes litigation cases before the European Court of Justice and the General Court, defending clients, in particular, in the context of merger decisions and state aid. He also represents clients before the EU Commission, the French Competition Authority and regulatory bodies in complex cases involving sector regulatory (telecom, pharmaceutical, energy) and intellectual property issues. He has experience in the energy, telecommunications, postal services as well as in the media and pharmaceutical sectors.
Olivier is a member of the Association Française d'Etude de la Concurrence (AFEC) and of the Association des Avocats Pratiquant le Droit de la Concurrence (APDC). He received his post graduate degree in Private International Law and in International Business Transactions from the University of Paris 1, Panthéon Sorbonne in 1990 and a degree in Economics and International Relations from ILERI in 1988. He was admitted to the Paris Bar in 1994.
Allen & Overy's antitrust team comprises over 100 specialists across Asia Pacific, Europe and the United States. The firm advises corporates and financial institutions on their global antitrust policies, litigation and regulatory strategies and has acted on some of the most high-profile and complex cases in recent years.
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