Philipp Studt is a counsel in the Brussels office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Global Antitrust & Competition Practice.
He advises clients on regulatory aspects of transactions, including foreign direct investment (FDI) control and merger control.
Mr. Studt assists clients in navigating the increasingly complex regulatory landscape including FDI, merger control, and foreign subsidies rules in the EU and globally.
He regularly advises clients in sectors seen as sensitive and critical, ranging from technology to energy to healthcare, on the risks and strategy at the outset of a transaction and assists them in obtaining the necessary FDI and merger control approvals. Mr. Studt has navigated some of the world’s most active regulatory regimes, including the EU, Germany, France, Italy, Canada, and Australia.
Furthermore, Mr. Studt’s experience includes advising clients on complex questions around horizontal and vertical agreements and in State aid matters.
Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Studt worked as a senior associate at other international law firms in Brussels and as a consultant at the World Bank (IFC) in Washington, D.C.