Barbara Monti

Barbara Monti

Barbara Monti is an associate in the antitrust and EU competition team in Brussels and advises clients on all aspects of European and French/Belgian competition law from a broad range of sectors.

Her practice focuses on the technology, internet, consumer brands, and energy sectors including renewable energy, market manipulation, and abuse of dominant position.

She regularly counsels on vertical agreements and merger control.

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The French telecoms regulator has entered the fray “prevailing digital platform”

In his speech in Austin, Texas in 2019[1] and subsequent interviews,[2] the Chairman of the French Electronic Communications and Postal Regulatory Authority (ARCEP) and former general rapporteur at the French Competition Authority, Sébastien Soriano, suggested that it is no longer appropriate to apply the “Schumpeterian paradigm” to technology companies that he characterised as having reached … Continue Reading

Vestager outlines portfolio plans in European Parliament confirmation hearing

After her confirmation hearing in front of the European Parliament on Tuesday 8 October, Magrethe Vestager looks certain to remain as Competition Commissioner for a second term and to combine that with a broader responsibility for digital policy development. Both the second term and the combination of the competition portfolio with a policy brief are … Continue Reading
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