Jenna Auwerx

Senior associate
Experience

Jenna is a senior lawyer specializing in general commercial law and data protection. Jenna also has experience in both national and European competition law matters, including vertical agreements, cartel cases and issues relating to abuse of dominance. She assists clients during administrative procedures before the European Commission and defends clients before both national and European courts. Jenna has experience both as a lawyer at the Brussels bar and as an in-house counsel for a large industrial company. Since 2017, Jenna has also been certified by the IAPP as a Certified Information Privacy Professional for Europe (CIPP/E).

Memberships
  • Board member of AEDC / VSMR (Association pour l’Etude du Droit de la Concurrence / Vereniging voor de Studie van het Mededingingsrecht), the Belgian member association of LIDC (Ligue International du Droit de la Concurrence)
  • Member of IAPP (International Association of Privacy Professionals)
  • Member of AIJA (Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats / International Association of Young Lawyers)
Selection of recent publications

The Impact of the General Data Protection Regulation on Lotteries in Europe: From Compliance to Governance”, Public Gaming International, May/June 2017;

National Report for Belgium for the LIDC Conference 2014, Question A, “The Consistency and Compatibility of Transactional Resolutions of Antitrust Proceedings (such as Settlement Processes, Leniencies, Transactions, Commitments, and Amicable Agreements) with the Due Process and Fundamental Rights of the Parties”, Springer, 2016;

Bewaring en archivering van ondernemingsdocumenten”, INNI Publishers, 2015;

Co-author of the Belgian Chapter in “Vertical Agreements – The Regulation of Distribution Practices in 42 Jurisdictions Worldwide“, Getting the Deal Through 2010, 2011 and 2012.

Education
  • King’s College London, United Kingdom, LL.M. in European Law, 2010
  • Catholic University Leuven, Belgium, Master of Law, 2008
  • Università di Bologna, Italy, Erasmus Exchange Programme, 2007
Admissions

Brussels (NL) Bar since 2009

Languages
  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • Italian


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