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Lukas Šimas

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Lukas Simas

Lukas Šimas focuses on all aspects of EU antitrust and competition law, as well as other European regulatory matters.

Mr. Šimas represents clients before the European Commission in merger control reviews (clearance and investigations) and advises in cartel proceedings (adverse and settlement procedures). His practice covers several industry sectors including aviation, electronics (capacitors and medical devices), energy (oil and gas) and maritime.

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Mr. Šimas was a summer associate in a capital markets and derivatives department at an international law firm in London, and in a corporate and M&A department at a pan-Baltic legal boutique in Vilnius, Lithuania. He also worked as an in-house lawyer in the legal department of a medical devices distributor, where his work covered public procurement and antitrust issues.

Publications & News

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April 5, 2018

Brexit at Halfway: Pharma and Medical Devices

The object of this Alert is to highlight some practical implications of Brexit for the supply of pharmaceutical products and medical devices in the European Union (EU) and related action items which companies should be considering if they have not done so before.

September 18, 2017

EU to Establish a Framework for Screening Foreign Direct Investment

On September 13, 2017, the European Commission issued a proposal for a Regulation establishing a framework for screening foreign direct investment in the European Union.

February 15, 2017

The European Commission's Communication on “Exchanging and Protecting Personal Data in a Globalised World”

An article by Lukas Šimas, Takeshige Sugimoto and Georgia Tzifa, published in the Journal of the Japanese Institute of International Business Law, Vol 45, No.2, pp. 288-289.

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Education

LLM, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, 2016, Associate Editor, Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Certificate of Specialization in Law and Technology

LLM, University College London, 2015

LLB, University of Exeter, 2014

Bar Admissions

Brussels (associate member)

New York

Languages

English

Lithuanian

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