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Antitrust law

Our antitrust team is highly-qualified to support you in any German, European and multi-jurisdictional antitrust law matter. We offer comprehensive antitrust law advice in all business sectors, in particular with regard to corporate acquisitions/investments the establishment of joint ventures, distribution, license and cooperation agreements as well as compliance including internal investigations:

  • Representation before German Federal Cartel Office (Bundeskartellamt), the European Commission and German and European courts (including third party intervention)
  • Defending clients in cartel proceedings at national and European level
  • Advice on compliance systems including internal investigations, audits, and in-house compliance trainings
  • Representation in abuse proceedings with antitrust and regulatory authorities as well as in civil litigation
  • Merger control proceedings with the German Federal Cartel Office and the European Commission, coordination of merger control proceedings with foreign antitrust authorities (multijurisdictional filings)
  • Antitrust due diligence and feasibility studies prior to acquisition projects
  • Joint ventures – inter alia non-compete clauses
  • Design of distribution systems and contracts
  • Assessment, drafting and judicial enforcement of licence, R&D, specialization and other cooperation agreements
  • Antitrust opinions, in particular in the context of self- assessment (individual exemption, Article 101(3) TFEU)
  • Antitrust Litigation: (Cartel) damages, cease- and-desist and interim legal protection – on behalf of defendants as well as claimants

    Contact

    Anne Caroline Wegner, LL.M. (European University Institute), Partner
    Phone +49 211 5660 18742
    anne.wegner@luther-lawfirm.com

    Antitrust law