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Marie Vandenneucker

Junior Associate

CMS DeBacker
Chaussée de La Hulpe 178
1170 Brussels
Languages French, Dutch, English

Marie joined CMS in September 2019 where she specializes in European law, in particular Competition law. During her studies, she developed a high interest in Competition law in the Digital Age and she wrote her thesis on the impacts of Pricing Algorithms on Collusion.

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2016 – Université de Namur, UNamur (Bachelor of Laws)
2016 – Universiteit Antwerpen, UA (Erasmus Belgica)
2018 – Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, KUL (Master of Laws)
2018 – The University of Sheffield (Erasmus)
2019 – The University of Edinburgh, UoE (LL.M in Law focusing on European Competition Law)
2019 – Bar Admission (Brussels, Belgium)

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  • « Le cadre européen applicable aux aides d’Etat dans le contexte de la crise du COVID-19 », with Annabelle Lepièce, Revue de Droit commercial, December 2020; 
  • « Arrêt Otis : l’action en réparation pour toute personne ayant subi un préjudice indirect à la suite d’un cartel », with Annabelle Lepièce, , JDE, April 2020, n° 268, p. 167;
  • « Google: the record fine », with Romain Alderweireldt, Competition Law Insight, 19 November 2019.
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