Provided by Frank Montag
Frank is a partner based in the Freshfields Brussels office. He draws on over 30 years’ experience to defend his clients’ interests in EU and multijurisdictional competition procedures and investigations. A competition lawyer with authority, he benefits from a global reputation and extensive knowledge of the world’s competition law regimes. Frank’s practice has brought him before the European Commission, Germany’s Bundeskartellamt and other key global authorities, including the US DOJ and FTC and China’s Mofcom, in some of the most complex merger transactions and investigations into anti-competitive practices. He is also an experienced litigator before the European courts in Luxemburg.
Partner (1990), office managing partner (1990-2000), Co-head Global Competition Practice (2000-2006), Chairman Finance & Risk Committee (2009-2015), member Partnership Council (2016-); ICN Non-Governmental Advisor (2002-); advisory board Max Planck Institute for Competition and Innovation (2006-).
Admitted to Brussels and Düsseldorf Bars;
Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht (chair 2006 - 2018);
ABA International Cartel Task Force;
Member of the board of editors of Zeitschrift für Wettbewerbsrecht (Journal of Competition Law)
'Münchner Kommentar zum Wettbewerbsrecht' (2nd.ed. 2015); board of editors Journal for Competition Law (ZWeR); numerous publications and speeches.
Universities of Bonn (Dr iur, 1984) and Georgia, US (LL.M., 1982).