Conor Opdebeeck-Wilson’s practice focuses on competition law and regulatory affairs.

Conor – a national of Australia, Canada, and Ireland – assists clients before the European Commission and Courts and in proceedings in European member states.

His industry experience focuses on work with technology firms and financial institutions, including both in the context of global merger reviews and behavioral investigations and litigation. Conor also has considerable experience advising on developing competition compliance frameworks to comply with enforcement and regulatory requirements in the technology sector and beyond.

Conor joined the firm in 2014 and became a partner in 2024.

Notable Experiences

  • Booking Holdings in its appeal against the Commission’s prohibition of the Booking/eTraveli deal.

  • Google in European and national investigations, litigation, and antitrust and regulatory compliance programs including in the Google Shopping investigation and subsequent appeals, Google’s acquisition of Fitbit (named “Merger Control Matter of the Year – Europe” by Global Competition Review), and the CMA’s Privacy Sandbox investigation.

  • NVIDIA in merger proceedings before the European Commission leading to the unconditional authorization of its $6.8 billion acquisition of Mellanox.

  • IBM, ASML, and other technology firms in a range of competition law issues.

  • Citigroup in several European and national investigations and litigations, including the European Commission’s investigations of alleged Yen Libor and Euribor rate manipulation and of conduct relating to Spot FX trading.

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