Rony P. Gerrits

Rony P. Gerrits

Partner

Brussels, 32 23407368

Education

Catholic University of Leuven (LIC JUR, 1993)
University of Nijmegen (M.A., 1995)
Catholic University of Leuven (B.A., 2004)

Bar Admissions

Belgium

Rony Gerrits is the co-chair of the Global Antitrust Law Practice Group, and the managing partner of the firm’s Brussels office. Mr. Gerrits handles a wide range of competition matters, with a particular focus on global cartel cases. He has also extensive experience managing follow-on cartel damages claims throughout Europe.

In addition to his cartel work, Mr. Gerrits has extensive experience handling antitrust/IP-related issues. Mr. Gerrits has worked on a number of EU merger control cases, mostly involving high-tech industries. He also handled merger control filings in several EU Member States.

EU Cartel Investigations for various Multinationals.
Represented companies in several cartel investigations in Europe, including lysine, flat glass & car glass, freight forwarding, smart card chips, cathode ray tubes, LCDs (small screens) and Optical Disk Drives.
Company in cartel investigations.
Representing companies in ongoing cartel investigations regarding auto parts, rechargeable batteries and canned vegetables.
EU Cartel Investigations and Follow-on Damage Actions for Various Japanese Multinationals.
Representing defendant in follow-on damage cases relating to cathode ray tubes and rechargeable batteries.
SoftBank’s $31.4 billion acquisition of ARM Holdings.
Represented SoftBank in its £24.3 billion ($31.4 billion) acquisition of UK-based semiconductor and software design company ARM Holdings. The transaction was the largest ever cross-border acquisition by a Japanese company (and the largest ever cash acquisition of a UK company).
EU Cartel Investigations for various Multinationals.
Represented companies in several cartel investigations in Europe, including lysine, flat glass & car glass, freight forwarding, smart card chips, cathode ray tubes, LCDs (small screens) and Optical Disk Drives.
Company in cartel investigations.
Representing companies in ongoing cartel investigations regarding auto parts, rechargeable batteries and canned vegetables.
EU Cartel Investigations and Follow-on Damage Actions for Various Japanese Multinationals.
Representing defendant in follow-on damage cases relating to cathode ray tubes and rechargeable batteries.
SoftBank’s $31.4 billion acquisition of ARM Holdings.
Represented SoftBank in its £24.3 billion ($31.4 billion) acquisition of UK-based semiconductor and software design company ARM Holdings. The transaction was the largest ever cross-border acquisition by a Japanese company (and the largest ever cash acquisition of a UK company).

Mr. Gerrits is recommended as a leading lawyer by Global Competition Review’s International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers & Economists 2013.

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