Our team comprises two partners and a team of associates.
Laurent Eymard is the head of MAPP's Brussels office. He has more than ten years of experience advising clients on competition cases. Over the years, he has been involved in many merger, antitrust and state aid cases before the European Commission, as well as other jurisdictions in Europe. In particular, he has been involved in the notification of the merger between Lafarge and Holcim and the acquisition of Alstom’s energy activities by GE. He also regularly conducts work on damage evaluation in civil cases. Laurent Eymard graduated from the Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l’Administration Economique (ENSAE) and from the Institut d’Etudes Poliques de Paris. He also holds a Master's degree in EC Competition Law from King’s College London.
David Spector's specialization is in the economics of competition and the application of economic theory to competition law. He regularly publishes articles in leading academic journals, as well as contributions to collective books, on subjects ranging from collusion to the competitive impact of mergers, exclusionary strategies and state aids. He is also the author of two books. In 2011, David Spector was appointed 'non-governmental advisor' to the French Competition Authority. In this capacity, he has been taking part in the activities of the International Competition Network regarding mergers and abuses of dominant positions.
David Spector is an Associate Professor at the Paris School of Economics. He previously taught at the London School of Economics, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Ecole Normale Supérieure, from which he graduated. David Spector received his Ph.D. from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Paris) and the London School of Economics. He holds the 'agrégation' degree in mathematics.