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Anne Gabius

Dr. Anne Gabius, Maître en droit

Senior Associate

CMS Hasche Sigle
Schoettlestraße 8
70597 Stuttgart
Languages German, English, French

Anne Gabius advises her clients on all aspects of German and European merger control, notifying the European Commission of planned mergers and coordinating multinational merger control proceedings. Her practice also covers suspected market abuse matters and distribution agreements. In the context of fine proceedings, she defends her clients in court and represents them in settlement proceedings.

Anne joined CMS in 2015.

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Relevant experience

  • Advising a joint venture on competition law and merger control in the context of its creation and the implementation of the paydirekt online payment method, operated by the German banking industry
  • Advising on merger control proceedings (phase 2) before the German competition authorities in the context of the merger of two car parts wholesalers
  • Advising the federal state of Baden-Wuerttemberg on competition law matters in the context of a marketing co-operation for raw logs of certain conifers between the federal state of Baden-Wuerttemberg and Forst BW
  • Advising two companies on merger control matters in the context of setting up a joint venture to manufacture and sell pipes and pipe systems
  • Advising two savings banks on merger control matters in the context of a planned merger
  • Advising two companies (industrial lubricants) on merger control matters
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  • 2012 - 2017: PhD studies at the University of Tuebingen
  • 2012: Second state examination in law
  • 2009 - 2012: Trainee lawyer at Stuttgart Higher Regional Court
  • 2009: First state examination in law
  • 2006 - 2007: International and European law studies at the Université Paul Cézanne, Aix-Marseille III (Maître en droit)
  • 2004 - 2009: Law studies at the University of Tuebingen
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  • German Bar Association
  • Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht (association of German-speaking lawyers specialising in competition law)
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  • Allemagne – Chronicle of the most important jurisprudence of the German Constitutional Court in 2013 (in french), Annuaire International de Justice Constituionnelle XXIX, S. 637-658, 2014
  • The Rule of Law in DR Congo, Burundi and Rwanda: Economic Aspects of Constitutional Law and Public International Law, VRÜ 2011, S. 516-542 (together with Prof. Dr. Hartmut Hamann)
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Lectures list

  • L’effet de la jurisprudence de la Cour Européenne des Droits de l’Homme sur la dé-/formalisation des droits de l’homme, 15./16. May 2013, Conference of the Faculties of Law of Aix-en-Provence and Tübingen.
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