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Olivier Billard

Olivier Billard is a partner at Bredin Prat (Paris), specializing in French and EU competition law both as an advisor and as a litigator. His expertise covers all aspects of competition law and focuses on complex merger control filings, state aids and high-profile antitrust litigation cases before French and EU authorities and courts. Mr. Billard has extensive experience advising French and international clients in the financial services, energy, transport, electronics, luxury goods, and media and entertainment sectors. Prior to joining Bredin Prat in 2001, he practiced for several years at well-known French firms both in Paris and in Brussels. Mr. Billard holds degrees in law from the University of Montpellier. He is a member of both the Paris and Brussels Bars. He is also a member of the AFEC (French Association of Competition Study) and the APDC (French Association of Lawyers Practicing Competition Law).