Markus Welzenbach

University of Würzburg
Research Assistant

Markus Welzenbach studied Law at the University of Würzburg (Germany) and the University of Caen Basse-Normandie (France). After his graduation in 2014, he started working as a research assistant at the Chair for Global Business Law, International Arbitration Law and Private Law of the University of Würzburg (Chairholder: Prof. Florian Bien). He is currently working on his doctoral thesis supervised by Prof. Florian Bien and Prof. Laurence Idot (University Paris II Panthéon-Assas) within the framework of a joint doctoral program (cotutelle de thèse). His thesis provides an analysis of the possibilities to prevent price-based exclusionary conduct in the context of merger control.

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Florian Bien, Markus Welzenbach Germany: The Regional Court of Potsdam declares void a contractual clause in the award conditions of a public procurement procedure granting to a municipality a lump sum compensation of 15 percent of the total order value in case of an established infringement of competition law, whereas the Regional Court of Berlin accepts a similar clause


The implementation of private actions for damages for violations of competition law is a real challenge for victims. The main difficulties relate mainly to proving the occurrence of damage and its extent. It is clear that it is easier for public authorities than for private individuals to (...)

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