Elisabeth Eklund heads the EU, Competition and Public Procurement law team at Delphi as well as the Life Sciences team. Elisabeth is a positive and solution-orientated person and a much appreciated lawyer who is ranked as a leading expert of EU- and Competition, Life Sciences and public procurement by several leading ranking institutes such as Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 och Who’s Who Legal. She was also awarded the Clients’ Choice award in Sweden for Competition.
She assists in the full range of competition law work; cartels, co-operations with competitors and information exchanges, vertical restraints and abuse of a dominant position. Furthermore, Elisabeth advises on strategic issues and handle merger filings to the Swedish Competition Authority and the European Commission and coordinate multi-jurisdictional filings. Moreover, Elisabeth has assisted in several dawn raids carried out by the Swedish Competition Authority and by the Commission and the consequent investigations and assisted with leniency applications. Elisabeth also assists with setting-up of compliance programs, holds trainings and with strategic issues. She also acts as counsel in competition law litigations in court and arbitration proceedings regarding abuse of dominance, cartels, illegality and damages and in regulatory proceedings.
Besides competition law she also has expertise in state aid, free movement, regulatory (in particular life sciences, telecom, food, FMCG, transports, waste and energy) and anti-corruption issues and has experience from public procurements. Within life science she assists, in addition to competition law, with inter alia issues regarding pricing & reimbursement, advertising issues, healthcare compliance, substitution, clinical trials and CE-marking.
Elisabeth is a frequent publisher of articles and a popular speaker and moderator. She is a guest lecturer in competition law at Stockholm University and also frequently speak at conferences and trainings. Elisabeth represents Sweden as a Non-Governmental Advisor to the International Competition Network, ICN and she is also a vice president of the ICC reference group for Competition. In addition, Elisabeth is passionate about diversity and leadership issues through WizWomen and Women Leaders in Life Sciences.