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Competition and Antitrust Litigation

Allen & Overy’s highly experienced competition and antitrust team combines litigation and trial expertise with strategic advice to allow clients to pursue or defend claims successfully before regulators and courts in Europe, the U.S. and around the globe.

A&O’s global team of antitrust enforcement experts includes former U.S. prosecutors (including in the United States Federal Trade Commission), judicial law clerks from the U.S. courts, judicial assistants at the European Court of Justice and law professors, alongside highly experienced lawyers and litigators. Our team represents clients in the highest profile matters globally, including Cartel, monopolization, and abuse of dominance, and is expert in the key procedural issues including class certification, pretrial procedures, and trying cases.

We advise clients across a range of sectors, including financial services, media and technology, consumer and retail, on:

  • the fallout from adverse decisions by and results from European, U.S. and national competition authorities concerning breaches of competition law, including appeals of infringement decisions
  • multijurisdictional litigation strategies and coordination, including pre-litigation 
  • the themes and factual development necessary to win any liability claim
  • the complex procedural mechanisms in U.S, class actions and private actions for damages, including class certification and damages analysis, 
  • trial of antitrust competition law claims
  • appeals and judicial reviews, including reviews of decisions by regulatory authorities

News & Insights

telecommunication technology

News: 16 JUNE 2021

Allen & Overy berät Charterhouse Capital Partners beim Erwerb der Telio-Gruppe

Allen & Overy hat Charterhouse Capital Partners beim Erwerb des Telekommunikations- und Software-Unternehmens Telio von der Deutschen Beteiligungs AG (DBAG) beraten. Die DBAG investiert einen Teil des…

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sanitary ware

News: 14 JUNE 2021

Allen & Overy berät die Roca Group beim Erwerb von SANIT

Allen & Overy hat die Roca Group, ein weltweit führendes Unternehmen in Design, Herstellung und Vertrieb von Produkten für den Badbereich, beim Erwerb der auf Sanitärinstallationssysteme…

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stainless steel recycling

News: 11 MAY 2021

Haniel verkauft ELG mit Allen & Overy

Allen & Overy berät die Franz Haniel & Cie GmbH bei der Veräußerung der ELG Haniel GmbH („ELG“) an den luxemburgischen Stahlhersteller Aperam S.A.

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GWB-Novelle

Publications: 20 JANUARY 2021

Die 10. GWB-Novelle - Schwerpunkte: Digitalmärkte und ECN+-Richtlinie

Der Bundestag hat am Donnerstag, 14. Januar 2021, die 10. GWB-Novelle – das GWB-Digitalisierungsgesetz – beschlossen. Der Gesetzentwurf der Bundesregierung zur Änderung des Gesetzes gegen…

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