The legal market for European competition firms is a large one. The
focus is on the ability of firms to handle complex cases across the
board before the European Commission Directorate General for Competition
('D-G Comp') and hence many firms have adopted a strong central hub
office in Brussels, with a network of offices in other jurisdictions....
CONTEXT AND TRENDS
The European competition market consists of merger control, article 101cartel investigations, article 102 abuse of dominance and behavioural cases and state aid.
On the article 101 cartel and 102 dominance front "there has been no let up" says a lawyer, although another notes that the number of decisions reached has dropped....