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Competition & EU

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For decades our Competition Law experts have been providing all-embracing advice on all facets of EU and German competition law and representing clients in all types of proceedings before EU and German authorities and courts. With competition lawyers in more than 20 European jurisdictions within the CMS organisation we offer a unique truly European perspective.

We also provide businesses with advice on all aspects of EU Law and represent clients before the European Commission and other EU institutions as well as in all proceedings before the courts of the European Union or of Germany. Our expertise includes EU State Aid Law and Trade Law, e.g. Anti-Dumping.

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    Competition

    Our competition law expertise stretches back almost 40 years. With some 140 competition lawyers, thereof more than 35 in Germany, the competition practice group of the CMS organisation is present in more than 20 European jurisdictions and in China.

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    EU

    European legislation now has a major impact on virtually every aspect of German law, with the result that the two systems are becoming increasingly intertwined.

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    20 Mar 20
    Coronavir­us crisis: the European Com­mis­sion ad­opts its State aid Tem­por­ary...
    Ex­ec­ut­ive Vice-Pres­id­ent Vestager had an­nounced on 17 March 2020 a pub­lic con­sulta­tion on the European Com­mis­sion’s draft pro­pos­al for a State aid Tem­por­ary Frame­work to sup­port the eco­nomy in the con­text...
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    17 Mar 20
    While doc­tors fight COV­ID-19 au­thor­it­ies battle fraud, price hikes...
    In every coun­try hit by COV­ID-19, the dis­ease linked to the Coronavir­us, com­pet­i­tion and con­sumer pro­tec­tion au­thor­it­ies have been con­fron­ted with the vir­us's im­plic­a­tions. Gov­ern­ments, au­thor­it­ies and...
    July 2019
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    10 Mar 20
    Com­pet­i­tion Ap­peal Tribunal rules on bind­ing nature of European Com­mis­sion...
    The UK’s Com­pet­i­tion Ap­peal Tribunal (CAT) has handed down an im­port­ant rul­ing on the ex­tent to which re­cit­als of a Com­mis­sion de­cision are bind­ing for the pur­poses of do­mest­ic dam­ages claims. The...
    July 2019
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    06 Mar 20
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    De­vel­op­ing a sup­ply chain re­sponse to the coronavir­us out­break in­volves be­ing ready be­fore such a crisis hits. Al­though the long-term con­sequences are yet to play out, the coronavir­us out­break already...
    September 2019
    CMS Com­pet­i­tion Con­tact Card
    13 Nov 19
    CMS Guide to Private Place­ment of Funds : Ac­cess­ing European In­vestors...
    13 Nov 19
    CMS Guide to Pass­port­ing: Rules on Mar­ket­ing Al­tern­at­ive In­vest­ment...
    13 Nov 19
    CMS Guide to Pass­port­ing : Rules on Mar­ket­ing Un­der­tak­ings for Col­lect­ive...