Melissa Van Schoorisse

Melissa Van Schoorisse

Melissa Van Schoorisse focuses on a wide range of complex antitrust issues, including multi-jurisdictional merger control filings, international and Belgian cartel investigations, state aid matters, and general behavioral advice, counselling and compliance work.

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Apple / Shazam: Determining the value of data in merger cases

On April 23, the European Commission (“Commission”) opened an in-depth investigation of Apple’s acquisition of Shazam in order to, in the words of Commissioner Vestager, ensure that “music fans won’t face less choice as a result of this proposed merger”. On September 6, 2018, the Commission concluded its investigation, issuing an unconditional clearance. This story’s … Continue Reading
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