Associated General Counsel and Director of competition law at Microsoft EMEA, Brussels
Jean-Yves Art is Associated General Counsel and Director of competition law at Microsoft EMEA, Brussels.
Prior to joining Microsoft in 2003, Jean-Yves Art was a Partner at Coudert Brothers LLP where he advised firms in merger review and other antitrust proceedings before the European Commission. He represented undertakings as well as the European Commission in competition law proceedings in front of the General Court and in front of the European Court of Justice. Jean-Yves Art was also Référendaire at the European Court of Justice from 1989 to 1992.
Lecturer at the College of Europe since 1999, Jean-Yves Art graduated in law and in economic law from the University of Liège. He studied international law and international economics at the Graduate Institute for International Studies, Geneva, Switzerland.