Axel Gutermuth focuses on European, German and global competition law issues. Mr. Gutermuth frequently represents clients in merger control proceedings before the European Commission and the German Federal Cartel Office and coordinates worldwide filings. He recently acted for Monsanto in its acquisition by Bayer. Moreover, Mr. Gutermuth represents and assists clients in government investigation and internal compliance audits and advises on a range of distribution, pricing and competitor cooperation issues. Chambers Global notes that "Commentators describe German-qualified Axel Gutermuth as 'absolutely outstanding.'"