Nicholas covers EU merger review and antitrust investigations for Mlex in Brussels. He previously wrote about EU affairs for Politico Europe, European Voice and PaRR. After earning an LLM in European law from the College of Europe in Bruges, he spent a year working in the competition practice of a leading competition law firm in Brussels 2009-10. He graduated in modern European languages from Oxford University in 2006.
Selected Insights by Nicholas
Microsoft’s planned purchase of TikTok won't likely face the antitrust resistance that seems to meet all Big Tech acquisitions in the EU these days.
Google’s appeal of a French injunction to negotiate with press publishers is a sharp judicial test for the French competition authority’s bold use of interim measures.
Google had a “state of play” meeting with EU merger case handlers yesterday to discuss its planned acquisition of fitness tracker company Fitbit.
Lufthansa’s 9 billion-euro bailout package, approved by the European Commission and shareholders, will be talked about for years to come.
Nokia, Sharp, Daimler, Continental & others fighting over licensing technology in connected cars may see their dispute effectively fast-tracked.