Caroline Evrard

Caroline Evrard

Spain, Barcelona
Head of Antitrust and Compliance at Edreams Odigeo group
Profession: In-House Counsel, Lawyer, Compliance Officer, Head of Department
Industry: Competition, Compliance

About:

Head of Antitrust and Compliance of the Edreams ODIGEO group since 2017, the largest European group of companies, active worldwide in offering online travel services. Areas of expertise cover merger control, antitrust, litigation (including damages actions) and compliance programmes. Started her career as a lawyer at Linklaters and Freshfields. Later joined the competition law team of Total as in-house counsel and provided legal support and developed compliance programme in 120 countries.

languages

English, French, Spanish

Expertise:

AntitrustCompliance ProgrammesEU Law

Experience:

Edreams Odigeo group

Head of Antitrust and Compliance at Edreams Odigeo group

September 2017 - Present • Barcelona, Spain

Providing legal support and ensuring legal compliance within a Spanish digital startup expanding in Europe and Latin America (1500 employees; 44 countries): - design and implementation of group compliance program (antibribery, AML, data protection, trade sanctions, confidentiality, antitrust..); - identification of negotiation leverages based on competition law (pushing back successfully against anti-competitive restrictions imposed by partners, identifying opportunities for business) - definition of strategy for litigation cases in front of European and national authorities, in coordination with external counsels (lawyers, economists, marketing analytics providers) - delivering tailor-made trainings to internal teams; - defining strategies with external affairs team to create coalitions with other digital stakeholders or within trade associations in order to convert ideas into actions
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