Jochen Bernhard

Menold Bezler (Stuttgart)
Lawyer (Partner)

Jochen Bernhard joined the Competition and State Aid group of Menold Bezler’s Stuttgart Office in 2012. His areas of expertise include German and European competition law with a particular focus on private enforcement. He advises companies on various aspects of competition and distribution law and has been involved in German, European and multi-jurisdictional merger notifications. Jochen Bernhard is a graduate of the University of Freiburg where he obtained his Doctorate in Law. In 2004, he obtained a Maîtrise en droit from the University of Paris XII. In 2014, he finished his postgraduate studies at the University of Augsburg as a "Compliance Officer (Univ.)". He is admitted to the German bar and lectures at the University of Heidelberg

Linked authors

University of Würzburg
Helmut Schmidt University of the Armed Forces (Hamburg)
Baker McKenzie (Amsterdam)
University Paris II Panthéon‑Assas
University of Padua

Articles

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Florian Wagner-von Papp, Frank Kroes, Jochen Bernhard, Laurence Idot, Marcella Negri Disclosure of documents that lie in the control of the parties (Implementation of the EU Damages Directive into Member State law - Würzburg, May 5, 2017)

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Article 5 of the Damages Directive requires Member States to enable courts to order disclosure of evidence under certain qualifying conditions, while protecting the rights of parties and third parties, in particular confidential information. This is an area in which common law jurisdictions and (...)

Florian Bien, Jochen Bernhard Germany : The Düsseldorf Court of Appeals declares contra bonos mores and thus null and void the cession of damages claims for antitrust injury to a third party not having the necessary resources at its disposal, and upholds the judgment of the Regional Court of Düsseldorf dismissing the atypical collective action directed against the members of the German cement cartel (Zement II)

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CA Düsseldorf, 18 Feb. 2015, Az: VI U (Kart) 3/14 - Zement II (Cartel Damage Claims) This note is an extension of the commentary on the judgment of the Düsseldorf Regional Court of 17 December 2013 in the case between the Belgian company specialising in the recovery of damages from victims of (...)

Florian Bien, Jochen Bernhard 320.Private enforcement: The regional court of Düsseldorf declares contra bonos mores the cession of damages claims for antitrust injury to a third party not having the necessary resources at its disposal and thus dismisses the atypical collective action directed against the members of the German cement cartel (Zementkartell II)

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Regional Court of Düsseldorf, Judgement of 17 December 2013, 37 O 200/09 (Kart.) U. - Zementkartell II (Cement II) Despite a large number of innovations introduced by the 7th and 8th amendments to the Act against Restraints of Competition (Gesetz gegen Wettbewerbsbeschränkungen - GWB) and (...)

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