Christian Peeters is a partner in the firm’s Brussels office and an expert in competition law. Qualified as a German Rechtsanwalt, he has spent over 15 years practicing in London and Brussels. During this time Christian has counselled some of the world's leading businesses on their headline-grabbing transactions and bet-the company litigation. Several of these cases serve as precedents for the way antitrust is practiced today.
Christian’s competition law practice specializes in multi-jurisdictional merger cases as well as defenses in complex abuse of dominance and cartel investigations. He regularly counsels clients with strategic antitrust-related advice on M&A transactions, the drafting of distribution and other cooperation agreements, and the preparation and presentation of compliance programs. Christian has extensive experience representing clients before the European Commission, the German Federal Cartel Office and other agencies around the world. In addition to his antitrust practice, Christian advises clients on German foreign direct investment law. He also has litigation experience in SEC and DOJ investigations under the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.