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Jürgen Schindler

Partner Co-Head Antitrust

Brussels

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Jürgen Schindler

Partner Co-Head Antitrust

Brussels

Jürgen is co-head of A&O’s global competition and antitrust group. He has extensive experience advising clients on complex international, EU and German merger control, cartels and abuse of dominance cases. Jürgen’s practice encompasses a broad range of sectors, including energy, finance, high technologies, shipping and transport, raw materials, chemicals, consumer, and industrial products. In addition, Jürgen litigates before the European courts in Luxembourg.

Jürgen completed an internship with DG Competition and worked as an International Fellow at the US Federal Trade Commission. He has been appointed a Non-Governmental Adviser to the International Competition Network (which includes more than 120 competition authorities worldwide), where he regularly contributes to the ICN’s Cartel Working Group and Merger Working Group.

He is admitted to practise in Frankfurt and New York, and is listed as a European lawyer with the Brussels bar.

News & insights

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Publications: 18 FEBRUARY 2020

Antitrust and Brexit – where do we stand?

The UK has well-established domestic antitrust and merger control regimes, enforced by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).

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News: 10 FEBRUARY 2020

Allen & Overy advises ISRA VISION AG on takeover offer

Allen & Overy is advising Darmstadt-based ISRA VISION AG (ISRA) in connection with the takeover offer that was announced by Swedish company Atlas Copco AB before the start on Monday.  The takeover offer is part of an industrial partnership agreed between ISRA and Atlas Copco and values ISRA at EUR 1.1 billion.

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Publications: 17 OCTOBER 2019

European Commission imposes interim measures for first time in nearly two decades

The European Commission (Commission) has the power to order companies suspected of engaging in anti-competitive behaviour to stop their conduct pending a final decision in an investigation – so-called “interim measures”. The idea is that interim measures prevent activity which could irreparably damage the market before the Commission has completed its probe and had a chance to sanction the behaviour. But these powers have rarely been used. In fact, they have lain dormant since the IMS Health case 18 years ago, where the Commission imposed interim measures ordering the firm to grant a licence in relation to pharmaceuticals data.

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Publications: 11 SEPTEMBER 2019

Margrethe Vestager: five more years as Competition Commissioner, with a focus on “Digital Age”

Normally the European Commission’s Competition portfolio alternates between a Commissioner from a large Member State and a small Member State. Thus it had been widely assumed that the Competition portfolio in the new Commission would go to Sylvie Goulard from France or Paolo Gentiloni from Italy, since the Presidency was occupied by a German (President-elect Ursula von der Leyen) and Spain’s Josep Borrell had secured the external relations position.

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Office

Brussels

Allen & Overy (Belgium) LLP
Tervurenlaan 268A avenue de Tervueren
Brussels
1150

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted to the Bar, State of New York, USA, 2008

Admitted on the E-List of the Brussels Bar, 2003

Admitted as Rechtsanwalt, Germany, 2002

 

Academic

First State Exam in Law, University of Hamburg

LLM, European Competition Law, College Of Europe, Bruges

LLM, U.S. Antitrust Law & Economics, Georgetown University Law Center

Maîtrise, European & International Law, Université de Toulouse

Second State Exam in Law

Recognition