German Competition Authority (Bonn)

Andreas Mundt

German Competition Authority (Bonn)
President of the Bundeskartellamt

Andreas Mundt has been President of the Bundeskartellamt (German Competition Authority) since December 2009. He is a member of the Bureau of the OECD Competition Committee since 2010 and the Steering Group Chair of the International Competition Network since 2013. After qualifying as a lawyer following studies at the University of Bonn and the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, Andreas Mundt entered the Federal Ministry of Economics where he worked from 1991 to 1993. He then joined the staff of the Free Democratic Party in the German Parliament from 1993 to 2000, where he was in charge of the portfolio of labour and social law. In 2000 Andreas Mundt joined the Bundeskartellamt as rapporteur with responsibility for banking and card payment systems issues. He was Head of the International Unit of the Bundeskartellamt from 2001 to 2005 and Director of General Policy from 2005 to 2009.

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Consumers' "Decision-Making Sovereignty”: Challenging Business Models in the Data Economy (after Facebook)
Andreas Mundt 8 July 2020 Webinar
Andreas Mundt (Bundeskartellamt), Frank Montag (Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer)
Andreas Mundt 11 July 2019 Brussels
Andreas Mundt - New Frontiers of Antitrust 2016
Andreas Mundt 13 June 2016 Paris
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Andreas Mundt 3 February 2017 Londres


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Andreas Mundt The International Competition Network – Get involved


The ICN is the global network of competition agencies worldwide, younger and more mature ones, diverse in terms of their legal traditions, sizes and geographical aspects, their set-ups, cultures and languages. ICN members show continued interest, participation and willingness to invest (...)

Andreas Mundt, Thomas Vinje Andreas Mundt : Giving back to digital consumers


Interview conducted by Thomas Vinje, Partner, Co-Chair, Global Antitrust Group, Clifford Chance, Brussels. You have been president of the Bundeskartellamt since 2009 and worked in competition law for several years before that. In recent years, we have seen a few companies gain such (...)

Emmanuelle Claudel, Nicolas Ferrier, Patrice Bougette, Frédéric Marty, Florence Ninane, Noemie Bomble, Irène Luc, Andreas Mundt, Olivier Guersent, Marion Carbo, Charlotte Colin-Dubuisson, Sima Ostrovsky, David-Julien dos Santos Goncalves Perspectives on the proposed reform of the Vertical Restraints Regulation and its Guidelines


The On-Topic aims to present a range of views on the European Commission’s proposed reform of the Vertical Restraints Regulation and its Guidelines. The contributors are representatives of the European Commission and competition authorities, practitioners, legal researchers and economists. (...)

Andreas Mundt, Morgane Tidghi, Philippe-Emmanuel Partsch Collection and exchange of information within the ECN (10 ans d’application du règlement 1/2003 et de la loi luxembourgeoise relative à la concurrence, Luxembourg-Kirchberg, 6 juin 2014)


The effective collection and exchange of information is crucial for the well-functioning of European antitrust enforcement in the context of the European Competition Network (ECN). Within the ECN, some national authorities still lack effective information-gathering tools. In the larger context (...)

Andreas Mundt, Bruno Lasserre, Mélanie Thill-Tayara, Peter Freeman, Wouter Wils European Competition Network & EC Regulation 1/2003 10 years after: Can cooperation be extended to merger control and advocacy? (New Frontiers of Antitrust, Paris, 21 February 2014)


This third roundtable of the conference “New frontiers of Antitrust” (Paris, 21 February 2014) was dedicated to “European Competition Network 10 years after & EC Regulation 1/2003: Can cooperation be extended to merger control and advocacy?”. The objectives for the authors of this (...)

Andreas Mundt, Christophe Lemaire, Nicholas Forwood, Richard Whish TR IV - Anticompetitive object vs. anticompetitive effect: Does it really matter? (New Frontiers of Antitrust Conference - Paris, 10 February 2012)


The fourth roundtable of the conference “New frontiers of Antitrust”, Paris, 10 February 2012, was dedicated to the distinction between anticompetitive object and anticompetitive effect. In the first contribution, Richard Whish, Professor at the King’s College of London, provides some (...)



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