Peter Wytinck

I am Peter Wytinck
EU Law, Competition and Regulation specialist
Retail and Consumer Goods specialist

Peter Wytinck

Peter provides strategic, business-oriented advice and has litigation skills under European law, Belgian and EU competition law, market practices and commercial disputes.

He defends clients before the Court of Justice, the General Court, the European Commission, the Belgian courts and competition authorities.

Furthermore, Peter regularly advises and represents clients before the Belgian courts on product regulation and consumer law and market practices. This practice includes administrative negotiations and procedures. He also often litigates regarding issues of parallel imports before national and international courts.

Peter has written numerous articles on Belgian and EU law in leading Belgian and European law reviews journals. He is editor-in-chief of the Belgian Competition Journal and gives lectures at conferences and universities.

  • Languages: Dutch, French, English
  • Admitted to the Brussels Bar: 1990
  • Partner since: 2000

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06.05.2021 EU law
Abuse of economic dependence: lessons drawn from the first judgments

Short Reads - On 22 August 2020, the ban on abuse of economic dependence was implemented in Belgium (Article IV.2/1 of the Code of Economic Law). Now that almost a year has passed and the first judgments have been rendered, we assess what first lessons can be drawn from these judgments. The rulings show that the ban is regularly relied upon in court and has lowered the hurdle for plaintiffs to make their case.

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26.04.2021 BE law
Openbaarmaking en bedrijfsgeheimen, waar ligt de grens?

Articles - De Voorzitter van de Ondernemingsrechtbank te Brussel, zetelend zoals in kortgeding, heeft geoordeeld dat de openbaarmaking van een geheim productieproces door een ex-werknemer aan een concurrerende onderneming een oneerlijke handelspraktijk uitmaakt (schending van artikel XI.332 van het Wetboek Economisch Recht).[1] 

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26.04.2021 BE law
L’appropriation frauduleuse de listes de clients à des fins de détournement de clientèle constitue une pratique commerciale déloyale et une violation du secret d’affaires

Articles - La Cour d’appel de Gand a jugé que l’appropriation frauduleuse de listes de clients ainsi que l’utilisation de celle-ci constituent un détournement illicite de clients ainsi qu’une violation de l’article XI. 332/4 CDE (secret d’affaires).[1]

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