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Denis Schlimpert

Dr. Denis Schlimpert, LL.M. (Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne)


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Stadthausbrücke 1-3
20355 Hamburg
Languages German, English, French

Denis Schlimpert’s practice focuses on German and EU competition law, mainly advising on distribution matters, merger control and civil law damages claims. He joined CMS in 2017.

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  • 2017: Second state examination in law
  • 2015 - 2017: Trainee lawyer in Oldenburg Higher Regional Court district including placements in Osnabrueck, Brussels (European Commission, Directorate-General for Competition) and Duesseldorf (Metro AG, Competition & Sourcing Regulatory)
  • 2015: LL.M. at Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Droit français et Droit européen)
  • 2015: PhD under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Christian von Bar, University of Osnabrueck
  • 2013: First state examination in law
  • 2008 - 2013: Law studies at the University of Osnabrueck including special diploma “French for Lawyers” and additional training in economics
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  • Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht e.V.
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30 Aug 19
Vic­tory for Face­book as Düs­sel­dorf court sus­pends the Bundes­kar­tellamt's...
In a dra­mat­ic, if tem­por­ary, turn­around, Face­book achieved its first suc­cess against the Feb­ru­ary 6 de­cision of the Bundes­kar­tellamt (B2 – 22/16), which had ruled that Face­book had ab­used its po­s­i­tion...
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15 Jan 19
Guess what? Block­ing cross-bor­der sales can be ex­pens­ive – Com­mis­sion...
On 17 Decem­ber 2018, the European Com­mis­sion ("Com­mis­sion") fined US-cloth­ing com­pany GUESS? Inc. and its vari­ous sub­si­di­ar­ies ("Guess") EUR 39,821,000 for an­ti­com­pet­it­ive prac­tices in its se­lect­ive...
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CMS ad­vises Chinese con­glom­er­ate Yong­feng on ac­quis­i­tion...
19 Jul 18
Se­lect­ive dis­tri­bu­tion: Frank­furt court con­firms the leg­al­ity of third-party...
On 12 Ju­ly 2018, the High­er Re­gion­al Court of Frank­furt ruled on the ap­peal pro­ced­ure in the Coty case (No. 11 U 96/14 Kart) and de­cided that the third-party plat­form ban agreed by the lux­ury cos­met­ics...
CMS ad­vises Wir­con on mer­ging op­er­a­tions and main­ten­ance...
12 Jun 18
Ham­burg court ex­tends ECJ's rul­ing on third-party plat­form ban to...
On 22 March 2018, the Hanseat­ic High­er Re­gion­al Court in Ham­burg ruled that a sup­pli­er of food sup­ple­ments and vari­ous toi­letries may pro­hib­it dis­trib­ut­ors from selling its goods over cer­tain on­line sales...
CMS ad­vises Ess­ber­ger on ac­quis­i­tion of Crys­tal Nor­d­ic