Ilka Mauelshagen

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Berlin)
Lawyer (Associate)

Ilka Mauelshagen is an associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in the firm’s Berlin office. She is a member of the antitrust, competition and trade practice group and specialises in European and German antitrust and competition law as well as merger control law. Ilka is a German qualified lawyer (Rechtsanwältin). Ilka was born in Radolfzell, Germany, in 1986. She completed her legal studies at the University of Passau, the Complutense University Madrid and the Humboldt University Berlin. Ilka obtained a LL.M. in European and international Law from the Institute of European Studies in Brussels. Before joining Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Ilka completed her legal training at the Higher Regional Court in Berlin during which she worked in the Beijing office of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and the Berlin Police Department. She also worked for an international consultancy.

Distinctions

Lawyer (Associate)

Linked author

Hogan Lovells (Munich)

Articles

588 Bulletin

Christian Ritz, Ilka Mauelshagen The Higher Regional Court Düsseldorf dismisses transferred follow-on damages claims because of the shift of the risk of litigation costs (Cartel Damages Claims)

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I. The Facts The judgment by the Higher Regional Court Düsseldorf (HRC Düsseldorf) put an end to 10 years of on-going legal dispute that started after the German Federal Cartel Office (FCO) disclosed various regional quota cartels, operating for a number of years until 2002, in the German cement (...)

Christian Ritz, Ilka Mauelshagen The Regional Labour Court of Düsseldorf holds that the managing director of a steel producer cannot be held liable for fines imposed on the company by the Federal Cartel Office (ThyssenKrupp)

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I. The Facts In 2012 and 2013 the German Federal Cartel Office (FCO) imposed heavy fines on numerous companies and individuals for participating in a cartel in the rail industry. Among the companies fined were subsidiaries of the large German steel-producing group, ThyssenKrupp, which had to (...)

Christian Ritz, Ilka Mauelshagen The Higher Regional Court of Munich holds that the arbitration clause used by the International Skating Union referring all challenges to the Court of Arbitration of Sport was in breach of German competition law (Pechstein)

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I. The Facts In 2009 Ms. Claudia Pechstein, a successful German speed skater, was banned by the International Skating Union (ISU) from all skating competitions for two years. Ms. Pechstein had tested positive in a doping control that was held during the ISU skating world cup in Norway. The (...)

Christian Ritz, Ilka Mauelshagen The German Federal Court of Justice upholds the judgement of the Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf dismissing an administrative fine imposed for alleged participation in anti-competitive arrangements due to corporate restructuring (Maxit)

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I. The Facts In 2009, the German Federal Cartel Office (FCO) imposed fines on several companies in the mortar sector (FCO, 24 March 2009, B 1-40/06-U 21). The companies were accused of having participated in anti-competitive agreements on set-up fees for dry mortar silos. Among the companies (...)

Christian Ritz, Ilka Mauelshagen The German Federal Court of Justice applies a case-by-case analysis in order to decide on the internal liability between joint and several debtors of a fine imposed by the European Commission (Calcium Carbide)

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I. The Facts The claimant seeks reimbursement from the two defendants for a fine imposed by the European Commission on all three companies for allegedly infringing European competition law rules. In 2009, the European Commission fined several suppliers of calcium carbide and magnesium (...)

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