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Prof. Dr. Moritz Lorenz

  • Admitted to the German Bar in 2002, joined Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein in 2016;
  • Advice in all areas of German and EU competition law, as well as EU State Aid law, in particular in relation to merger control, in connection with cartel infringements; dominance issues, the drafting of distribution contracts, cooperations and technology licencing, as well as the enforcement of damage claims arising out of cartel infringements. Setting up and review of compliance systems and conduct of internal investigations into compliance incidents.
  • Extensive experience in the area of State Aid law on the side of both public authorities and private companies.
  • Professional experience: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Berlin (2004–2016)
  • Legal clerkship in the district of the Higher Regional Court of Munich (2000–2002)
  • Studied in Passau, Taipeh/Taiwan and Moscow (1994–1999)
  • PhD in Law from Passau University; research stay as visiting scholar at Boston University Law School.
  • Honorary Professor at Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg

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  • Memberships: Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht e.V. (association of antitrust lawyers in Germany);
  • Berlin regional representative of Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht e.V.;
  • Co-editor of the Journal of European Competition Law & Practice (Oxford University Press);
  • Languages: German, English, French, Russian, Mandarin;
  • Awards: Who’s Who Legal: Competition Future Leaders 2017: “extremely knowledgeable, very detailed and pragmatic”, “a great all-around competition lawyer”;
  • Recent credentials include:
    • Conducting an internal investigation for a company in Berlin into suspected compliance incidents
    • Review of the distribution system of a major international airline under German and EU competition law
    • Follow-on damage litigation against the truck cartel on behalf of Themis Schaden GmbH, a subsidiary of ELVIS AG, a cooperation of small and medium-sized freight carriers and shippers
    • Merger notification of a transaction in Germany, Poland, and Russia for a Canadian company in the packaging industry
    • Advising a regional airport on EU State Aid law.



An Introduction to EU Competition Law

Cambridge University Press 2013
Prof. Dr. Moritz Lorenz
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