Competition & Antitrust

Solid understanding of the law, combined with deep industry expertise across a wide range of sectors

We stay on top of things for you and keep a close eye on your specific project. Our team has many years of experience advising national and international clients on German and European antitrust law issues. Our in-depth knowledge and experience make us the perfect partner to help you navigate the complexities of this market.

From strategic planning of acquisitions under merger control rules, to ensuring antitrust compliance and representing clients in antitrust litigation, our German competition practice offers a wide range of highly specialized antitrust advisory services.   

We provide a full range of services including:

  • Merger control proceedings before the German Federal Cartel Office (Bundeskartellamt) and the European Commission
  • Coordinating international multi-jurisdictional filings and investigations
  • Cartel and dominance investigations before the Federal Cartel Office and the European Commission
  • Competition litigation before German and European courts
  • Competition law advice on compliance, joint ventures, licensing and distribution agreements as well as R&D and cooperation agreements.

We have successfully advised clients across many industries in complex competition law and antitrust matters. In particular, our team has in-depth expertise in the following areas:

  • Private Equity
  • Online platforms
  • Consumer goods and retail
  • Pharmaceuticals and medical products
  • Technology
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace & Defense.