Dr. Stephan Waldheim

Bird & Bird LLP

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The German FCO at the Intersection between Competition Law and Sustainability Initiatives

Germany - September 20 2022 “Competition law does not stand in the way of cooperations [between companies] that aim to achieve sustainability objectives - quite the contrary” -…

Maren Steiert

German Federal Cartel Office (“FCO”) makes use of new investigative powers, including in the digital economy and the German waste management sector

Germany - February 15 2022 On 30 December 2021, as expected, the FCO issued a decision finding that…

Maren Steiert

German Federal Cartel Office (“FCO”) publishes “self-cleaning” guidelines

Germany - January 19 2022 On 25.11.2021, the FCO published its “self-cleaning” guidelines, specifying the conditions under which companies that have been found by a binding…

Maren Steiert

When the chips are down: Allocating short supplies in times of crisis

Germany - December 2 2021 Semiconductors are in short supply. Companies from virtually all sectors, including most notably electronics and automotive, are struggling with…

New guidelines on the setting of fines published: Germany’s Federal Cartel Office (“FCO”) adopts new approach to setting fines, accepting compliance as a mitigating factor

Germany - November 17 2021 The FCO has published its new fining guidelines (“Fining Guidelines”), following legislative changes made to the German Competition Act (“GWB”) with…

Maren Steiert