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Stefan Ohlhoff

Berlin, Germany Europe Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
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Competition/European Law - Germany

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Stefan Ohlhoff covers several areas of competition work, including competition-related arbitration, defence against damages claims and issues surrounding merger control.
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Dr. Stefan Ohlhoff is a partner in the firm's Regulatory and Government Affairs Department. He co-chairs the EU Regulatory Group and is a member of the Antitrust and Competition and International Trade, Investment and Market Access Practice Groups. He joined the firm in 1999.

Dr. Ohlhoff assists clients in merger proceedings, antitrust investigations and litigation before the European Commission, the German Federal Cartel Office and European and German courts. In addition, he advises clients as to the compliance of joint venture and other agreements and of unilateral behavior with European and German competition law (including assistance with compliance programs).

In international trade law, Dr. Ohlhoff represents clients in antidumping, countervailing duty and safeguard proceedings. He also assists clients with trade compliance issues and has been involved in various WTO matters. Dr. Ohlhoff has also substantial expertise in general European regulatory matters. In particular, he has represented clients on government procurement, healthcare regulatory as well as railway and aviation regulatory matters, including for the European Commission in its legislative initiative to create a single European sky.

Dr. Ohlhoff frequently represents clients in large and complex disputes at the interface between regulatory and civil litigation. For example, he is regularly working for clients in government procurement and civil antitrust litigation matters, including some of the largest civil antitrust matters currently pending in Germany. Dr. Ohlhoff also led a team of lawyers representing a healthcare client in over 200 civil, healthcare regulatory and antitrust litigation matters and hundreds of arbitrations against public health insurers and competing healthcare services providers. Finally, he has substantial expertise in international litigation, including a Swiss-German dispute on the use of German airspace for approaches and departures to a Swiss airport and the WTO disputes on Taxation of Foreign Sales Corporations and Large Civil Aircraft.

Professional Memberships

Dr. Ohlhoff co-founded the Berliner Kartellrechtskreis in 2008 and was the regional representative of the Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht for Eastern Germany in 2011 and 2012.

Publications

Dr. Ohlhoff publishes and speaks frequently on antitrust and competition law, international trade law and on other aspects of international law.

Among others, he is the author of contributions on EU merger control in Competition Law: European Community Practice and Procedure (Sweet&Maxwell) and in Münchener Kommentar zum Europäischen und Deutschen Wettbewerbsrecht (Kartellrecht) (Beck-Verlag). In addition, he is co-editor of a “Kartellverfahren and Kartellprozess,” a leading German treatise on regulatory, criminal and civil antitrust investigations and litigation published by Beck-Verlag in 2017. From 2008 to 2010, Dr. Ohlhoff was the National Contributor for Germany in Global Competition Litigation Review.

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Doctorate in Law, University of Heidelberg, 2001

Second State Exam, Berlin Court of Appeals, 1999

1996 Fellow

LLM, University of London, 1995

First State Exam, University of Heidelberg, 1994

University of Geneva, 1992

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