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Vassili Moussis

Vassili Moussis

Partner
Gaikokuhou Jimu Bengoshi
TEL:
81-3-6775-1393
FAX:
81-3-6775-2393

Vassili Moussis is an English qualified lawyer whose practice focuses on EU and international competition law with a particular emphasis on inbound and outbound merger control and international cartel matters. He is also advising on a wide range of issues including energy related issues, distribution arrangements, intellectual property and other commercial matters, which often have an international dimension.
Vassili is recognised as a leading individual for antitrust and competition law in Japan by Chambers and Legal 500 Asia-Pacific. Clients have praised him for "his technical knowledge, commercial awareness, effectiveness and client service" as well as for being "a great bridge between Japan and the rest of the world", Chambers, Asia-Pacific 2020 and 2021.

Moussis Vassili

Practice Areas

Key Practice Areas

Related Practice Areas

Practice Groups

  • Competition Law Group
  • Energy Practice Group

Background

Jun 1989 European School, Brussels I (European Baccalaureate (EB))
Jun 1994 Catholic University of Louvain (Licence en Droit)
Sep 1995 University College London (LL.M.)
Sep 1995 - Aug 1996 Internship at the European Commission's Directorate General for Competition
Jul 1997 College of Law, London (Common Professional Examination)
Jul 1998 College of Law, London (Legal Practice Course)
Nov 2003 University College London (Ph.D.)

Publications

Market Intelligence - Merger Control 2020 - Japan LEXOLOGY Getting The Deal Through : Market Intelligence
Jan 2021
Oct 2020
Market Intelligence -CARTELS IN JAPAN- 2020 LEXOLOGY Getting The Deal Through : Market Intelligence
Jun 2020
Brexit: competition law implications BUSINESS LAWYERS (website)
Aug 2019
Market Intelligence -CARTELS IN JAPAN- 2019 LEXOLOGY Getting The Deal Through : Market Intelligence
Aug 2019
Mar 2019
Sep 2018
Market Intelligence -CARTELS IN JAPAN- Getting the Deal Through: market intelligence
Aug 2018
ABA Handbook on Antitrust in Technology Industries (Japan Chapter) ABA Handbook on Antitrust in Technology Industries
Nov 2017
The Merger Control Review, Eighth Edition (Japan Chapter) The Merger Control Review, Eighth Edition
Jul 2017
2016 Antitrust Year in Review (Japan Chapter) 2016 Antitrust Year in Review
Jun 2017
The Merger Control Review, Sixth Edition (Japan Chapter) The Merger Control Review, Sixth Edition
Sep 2015
An unlikely union: a Greek lawyer in Japan Asahi Online (Asahi Judiciary)
Jul 2015
The Merger Control Review, Fifth Edition (Japan Chapter) The Merger Control Review, Fifth Edition
Aug 2014
Private Enforcement and Leniency in Japan: Towards a "European" Model for Reform? Global Competition Litigation Review (GCLR), Volume 7
Jan 2014
Aug 2013
The Merger Control Review, Fourth Edition (Japan Chapter) The Merger Control Review, Fourth Edition
Aug 2013
Recent Trends in Private Antitrust Litigation in Japan Global Competition Litigation Review(GCLR)  Volume 3 Issue 1/2010
Apr 2010
Recent Trends in Private Antitrust Litigation in Japan Global Competition Litigation Review, Volume 3
Jan 2010
A new dawn for Japanese merger control? Global Competition Review, Volume12
May 2009
Apr 2008
Patchwork or Framework? Global Competition Review, Volume 11
Feb 2008
Schneider/Legrand: Le Judgement du TPI ne regle pas tout Le Lettre des Juristes d'Affaires, No.851
Oct 2007
Japanese Leniency Process Evolves Global Competition Review
Aug 2006
Japan Leniency PLC's Cross Border Competition Law Handbook, 2006/07-Volume 2
Jul 2006
Apr 2006
Anti-Cartel Enforcement in Japan Antitrust Report-Spring 2005
Aug 2005
Jan 2005
Oct 2004
The New Japanese Merger Guidelines Global Competition Review
Aug 2004
Japan Telecommunications Asia Pacific Antitrust Review
Apr 2004
Dec 2003
Sep 2003
US Threatens WTO Action Over Interconnection Fee Rise Global Competition Review Country Briefing, Japan
Apr 2003

Lectures

GCR Live Merger Control Conference Global Competition Review
Oct 23, 2018
EU Competition Law EUIJ Kansai and Osaka University Law Faculty
May 28, 2014
Dec 21, 2011
The settlement procedure in cartel cases by the European Commission Japan Fair Trade Commission's Competition Policy Research Center
Oct 1, 2010
Recent trends in EC competition law Japan Pharmaceutical Industry Legal Affairs Association/Economic Law Research Department
Mar 12, 2009
Recent developments in EU cartel policy Japan Fair Trade Commission's Competition Policy Research Center
Oct 26, 2007
Merger Control in the EU Japan Fair Trade Commission's Competition Policy Research Center
Oct 20, 2006

Achievements

Professional Admissions

  • Solicitor, Senior Courts of England and Wales (2000)
  • Gaikokuho Jimu Bengoshi (foreign registered lawyer) (2010)

Professional and Academic Associations

  • Solicitor, Senior Courts of England and Wales
  • Daini Tokyo Bar Association
  • Member of the European Business Council in Japan

Languages

  • English (working language)
  • Greek (first language)
  • French (first language)
  • Japanese (fluent)
  • Spanish (intermediate)
  • Italian (intermediate)