Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton (Cologne)

Rüdiger Harms

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton (Cologne)
Lawyer (Of Counsel)

Rüdiger Harms is counsel based in Cleary Gottlieb’s Cologne office. Mr. Harms’ work focuses on litigation and arbitration matters. He is active across the entire spectrum of commercial law, with a particular specialization in civil antitrust law. Mr. Harms regularly acts as an adviser to a major film studio in disputes under contract law and in the implementation of strategic business decisions, all the way to court proceedings. Furthermore, Mr. Harms advises the Agfa-Gevaert Group in particular in various state and arbitration proceedings in connection with the sale of the Consumer Imaging division. Current clients and those most recently represented by Mr. Harms also include leading global IT service providers and software companies, UTC subsidiaries, a provider of industrial gases, an industry service provider in engineering and plant construction, and an internationally active mining group. Prior to joining Cleary Gottlieb, Mr. Harms worked for some of the world’s leading manufacturers of mobile telephones and hydraulic components, and numerous OEMs, in particular in the automotive and technology sectors.


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Jean-Yves Garaud, Aren Goldsmith, Jonathan Kelly, Paul Stuart, Romina Polley, Rüdiger Harms The EU Court of Justice rules that jurisdiction clauses subject to EU law may be enforced by member states in actions for damages for abuse of dominance (Apple / MJA)


European Court of Justice Issues Important Judgment Related to Jurisdiction Clauses for Antitrust Actions* In a recent judgment providing a preliminary ruling in the case, Apple Sales International et al. v. (C-595/17, October 24, 2018), the Court of Justice of the European Union (...)

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