François-Charles Laprévote is a partner based in the Brussels office. Mr. Laprévote’s practice focuses on antitrust, state aid, antidumping and international trade law. Mr. Laprévote has published on state aid and the banking sector and has worked on several recent cases involving financial institutions in the context of the current economic and financial crisis. Mr. Laprévote joined the firm in 2007. From 2005 to 2007, he served as the economic adviser of the French Minister for European Affairs. From 2002 to 2005, he was a detached national expert in the Directorate General for External Trade of the European Commission, where he was in charge of negotiations on services and investment. From 1998 to 2002, he served at the Inspection Générale des Finances, the internal auditing and consulting body of the French Ministry for Finance. Mr. Laprévote teaches WTO law at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris. He graduated from the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA) in 1998 and from the Institut d’Etude Politiques, Paris in 1993. Mr. Laprévote received a maîtrise in European and International Law from the University of Paris (Assas) in 1994. Mr. Laprévote is a member of the Bars in Paris and Brussels. Mr. Laprévote’s native language is French. He is fluent in English, proficient in German and has a rudimentary knowledge of Spanish and Dutch.