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Dr. Björn Herbers

Dr. Björn Herbers, M.B.L.


CMS EU Law Office
Avenue des Nerviens 85
1040 Brussels
Languages French, English, German

Björn Herbers advises clients on all aspects of European and German competition law.

Bjoern Herbers joined the firm in 2009.

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"Björn Herbers is 'clearly a future leader in Brussels', report sources who comment that he 'understands competition economics' and is 'very strong in merger and telecoms work'".

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Kanzleimonitor 2018, 2019


Bjoern Herbers studied law at the University of Cologne (Higher Regional Court of Cologne: First State Exam in Law, 2004). In his postgraduate studies he specialized in Competition Law (University of Cologne: M.B.L., 2005; Dr. jur. 2008). Before qualifying in 2008 (Duesseldorf), Bjoern Herbers gained experience at the German Federal Network Agency, at the Competition Law practice of a leading international law firm and at the Directorate General Competition of the European Commission. 

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  • The application of Sections 1 and 2 of the Act Against Restraints of Competition in cases with no effect on trade between member states, Heymanns 2009
  • Fleischwirtschaft Magazine, Edition of 17 March 2015: "Escaping cartel fines by deleting the Company from the Commercial Register"
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Lectures list

  • "Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht" Brussels working group: Conglomerate mergers between restrictions of competition and efficiencies - the Microsoft/LinkedIn decision of the European Commission, 9 March 2017
  • Competition law and Cooperations - Joint production; client seminar, Duesseldorf 1 December 2011
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