Josef Hainz

Dentons (Berlin)
Counsel

Dr. Josef Hainz is counsel in Dentons’ Berlin office. His practice focuses on European and German competition law. Josef advises and represents clients in complex administrative proceedings including litigation. He also advises national and international companies and trade associations on compliance issues. He has particular expertise in the energy, financial services, TMT and health care sectors. Josef teaches German and European competition law at the University of Potsdam and the EBS Law School in Wiesbaden.

Articles

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Josef Hainz The German Federal Court of Justice clarifies the requirements of the reduction of the termination period according to Article 3(5)(b) Reg. 1400/2002 (Renault Nissan Deutschland)

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The German Federal Court of Justice (“BGH”) clarified in a decision of 20 October 2010 the requirements set by Article 3(5)(b)(ii) Regulation 1400/2002 for the short termination period for authorized distributor agreements on the grounds of the restructuring of distribution network. By this, it (...)

Josef Hainz The German Federal Court of Justice specifies the relation between the primary and secondary distribution agreements in light of the short termination period according to Article 3(5)(b) Reg. 1400/2002 (Renault Nissan Deutschland)

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In a decision of 24 June 2009, the German Federal Court of Justice (“BGH”) specified the relation between the primary and secondary distribution agreements in light of the short termination period provided for by Article 3(5)(b) EC Regulation 1400/2002. In its decision, the BGH upheld the (...)

Josef Hainz The German Competition Authority clarifies its approach towards an alleged oligopoly on the German retail petrol markets in a decision prohibiting the acquisition of 59 gas stations in Saxony and Thuringia (Total / OMV)

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In the decision of 29 April 2009, the German Federal Cartel Office (“FCO”) prohibited the proposed acquisition of OMV Deutschland GmbH’s (“OMV”) 59 petrol stations located in Saxony and Thuringia by Total Deutschland GmbH (“Total”). The FCO founded in its decision that the concentration to strengthen (...)

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