European Commission - DG FISMA (Brussels)

Peter Ohrlander

European Commission - DG FISMA (Brussels)
Case officer

Peter Ohrlander is working as policy officer at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union (DG FISMA). Prior to working for the DG FISMA, Peter worked at the DG Competition and in private practice for Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton where he was advising clients in various sectors with regard to merger and competition law. He also clerked at the General Court of the European Union. Peter graduated from Lund University in 1998 and also holds a D.E.A., Droit Communautaire Européen from the University of Montpellier and a Master of European Affairs from the College of Europe in Bruges.

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1150 Bulletin

Alexander Kopke, Claude Rakovsky, Manuel Godhino de Matos, Paul Shiels, Peter Ohrlander The European Commission issues a communication on how the EC Merger Regulation contributes to more efficient merger control in the EU


"EC Merger Regulation contributes to more efficient merger control in EU"* According to a recent Commission report Regulation 139/2004 (the ‘EC Merger Regulation’) has contributed to more efficient merger control within the EU since it came into force on 1 May 2004. Its turnover thresholds (...)

Johannes Lübking, Peter Ohrlander The EU Court of Justice annuls the Court of First Instance’s judgment relating to a joint venture in the music publishing sector (Sony / BMG)


"The Joint Venture SonyBMG: final ruling by the European Court of Justice"* By judgment of 10 July 2008 in Case C-413/06 P, Bertelsmann and Sony Corporation of America v Impala (the “Judgment”), the Court of Justice (the “Court”) annulled the ruling by the Court of First Instance (the “CFI”). The (...)

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