Nikolaos Peristerakis is a partner in the K&L Gates Brussels office. He is a member of the Antitrust, Competition & Trade Regulation practice group. He has an academic background combining both U.S. and European legal backgrounds. He has studied law at leading universities in France, Belgium and the U.S. (Michigan). Nicolaos has more than 20 years of experience advising and representing clients in merger control and antitrust investigations. He has handled the EU and global merger clearance process for hundreds of public M&A, joint venture and private equity transactions. He has also led or co-led numerous high-profile Phase I remedy and Phase II cases before the European Commission and globally. Nicolaos has also handled several complex antitrust and abuse of dominance matters before the European Commission. He has represented clients in a wide range of sectors, including technology, digital platforms, semiconductors, telecoms, media, aerospace, basic industries, consumer goods, food and beverage, nuclear energy, pharmaceuticals and the financial sector, among others.
Illumina/Grail - The Dawn of a New Era for Global Merger Control?K&L Gates, Nikolaos Peristerakis, October 2022