Adrien Giraud is a partner in Latham & Watkins’ Brussels and Paris offices and a member of the firm’s Global Antitrust & Competition Practice. He specializes in French and European competition law and has significant experience in merger control, behavioral antitrust matters (including damages claims), and state aid. Mr. Giraud has represented French and international clients in complex EU and French merger cases and in some of the most significant antitrust investigations of recent years. His experience also encompasses civil antitrust damages litigation, an area in which he has represented clients in proceedings before the French courts. Furthermore, Mr. Giraud advises companies and public authorities on state aid compliance, and assists them with European Commission state aid investigations and related litigation before the European courts. Mr. Giraud has particular experience advising clients active in the telecommunications, shipping energy, media, retail, and financial services sectors.
Market Definition Notice under reviewLatham & Watkins, Carles Esteva Mosso, Adrien Giraud and France-Helene Boret, 21 July 2021, Antitrust Client Briefing
New guidance on Article 22 EUMR referrals to the European CommissionLatham & Watkins, Adrien Giraud, Jacques-Philippe Gunter, Jose Maria Jimenez-Laiglesia, David Little, Javier Ruiz Calzado and Sven Volcker, 30 March 2021, Antitrust Client Briefing