Petros Vinis advises on all aspects of European competition law, including merger control, cartels, and anticompetitive agreements.

His practice focuses on complex EU and international merger control proceedings, cartel investigations, abuse of dominance cases, and cooperation/vertical agreements.

Petros has represented clients before the European Commission and multiple other antitrust agencies and has also advised clients in antitrust litigation matters before the European Courts.

On 1 March 2022, the European Commission (“Commission”) published drafts of the revised Research & Development Block Exemption Regulation (“R&D BER”) and Specialization Block Exemption Regulation (“Specialisation BER”, together the “Horizontal Block Exemption Regulations” or “HBERs”) as well as the accompanying Horizontal Guidelines for stakeholder comments.  The current HBERs are due

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