Jacques Derenne is a member of the Brussels and Paris Bars and heads the EU Competition & Regulatory practice in Sheppard Mullin's Brussels office. He has advised on all areas of competition law (cartels, abuse of dominance, mergers and State aid) and EU law (particularly in regulated industries). He often appears in cases before the European Commission and EU Courts, national courts and Competition authorities, and regulatory bodies. Jacques Derenne is Associate Professor (maître de conférences) of State aid law (LL.M. in European Competition and IP law) at the University of Liège and he is a founding member of the Global Competition Law Centre (GCLC) of the College of Europe (Executive Committee and Scientific Council). He publishes widely on EU constitutional, competition and regulatory issues. He graduated from the University of Liège (1987) and from the College of Europe (1988).