Marjolein De Backer joined Dechert in 2017. She practices in the areas of EU, UK and Belgian antitrust and competition law. She has significant experience leading advice to clients on merger control, abuse of dominance, cartels, and state aid before the EU, UK, and Belgian authorities and courts. She also advises on patent licensing in the IoT sector as well as distribution questions in the pharmaceutical industry. Marjolein De Backer has worked for multinationals across different sectors, including transport, energy and natural resources, IT and the digital sector. She has also published numerous articles on privacy, data and the digital sector, as well as on the interplay between competition law and sustainability. And she is a core member of the Dechert Foreign Direct Investment team. Marjolein De Backer is qualified in Brussels and New York.
The EU Commission issues its proposal to create wideranging powers to tackle non-EU subsidies which may distort competition in the Single MarketConcurrences Bulletin, Alec J. Burnside and Marjolein de Backer, 5 May 2021, e-Competitions
Nominee, 2022 Antitrust Writing Awards: Business, Cross-Border Issues
Nominee, 2021 Antitrust Writing Awards: Business, Cross-border issues