Simpson Thacher Opens Brussels Office With Antitrust Focus

By Bonnie Eslinger (September 21, 2021, 2:45 PM BST) -- New York-based Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP opened the doors of its new Brussels office on Monday with a team of six lawyers to advise clients on European competition law and merger control as well as regulatory issues.

At the helm will be partner Antonio Bavasso, who joined Simpson Thacher's London office seven months ago, setting the stage for the firm's expansion of its European antitrust and competition practice.

Although there was already a European antitrust team, Simpson Thacher will expand that in the coming years, both in Brussels and in London, Bavasso said.

"It is a push that has been...

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