As an associate in the Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation (ACER) practice, Özlem Fidanboylu focuses her practice on all aspects of EU competition law, and has particular experience in complex multi-jurisdictional mergers, cartels and abuse of dominance cases. Özlem holds a Law degree from Cambridge University and completed the Legal Practice Course at BPP in London; she also has a Postgraduate Diploma in EU Competition law from King's College London.
Prior to joining our Brussels office, Özlem worked in the London and Brussels offices of an international law firm. Özlem is admitted as a Solicitor in England & Wales and the Barreaux de Bruxelles.
Advising ALSTOM on the €12.3bn acquisition by GE (General Electric Company) of ALSTOM's energy activities (Thermal Power, Renewable Power and Grid businesses).
Advising an alleged facilitator in the European Commission's Yen Libor Interest Rate Derivatives cartel investigation.
Advising a company on its successful challenge of the NYSE/Deutsche Börse merger which was blocked by the European Commission for competition reasons.
Representing a technology company to resolve a stand-alone abuse of dominance case through mediation.
Obtaining a Phase I clearance from the European Commission for Precision Castparts Corporation in its acquisition of Titanium Metal Corporation.
Advising a client relating to potential parental liability for a European Commission cartel investigation.