Anke C. Sessler

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (Frankfurt)
Lawyer (Partner)

Dr. Anke Sessler joined Skadden as a partner on September 1, 2014. For six years, Dr. Sessler was chief counsel litigation at Siemens AG in Munich. Prior to joining Siemens, she was a partner at another top international law firm in Frankfurt for more than 10 years. She has extensive experience in complex domestic and international litigation and arbitration, with an emphasis on corporate law, banking and finance, capital markets, joint ventures and M&A. Dr. Sessler is a CEDR-accredited mediator and has served on various arbitration-related institutions such as the DIS Advisory Board, ICC Commission on Arbitration, ICC National Committee Germany, AAA and ASA Board. She served on the ICSID Panel of Conciliators for Germany until 2013. Recently, Dr. Sessler was appointed to serve on the governing board of ICCA. She is admitted at the Frankfurt Bar and is a former student of the University of Freiburg (PhD, 1991).


Linked authors

Fordham Competition Law Institute - FCLI (New York)
European Commission (Brussels)
Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick (Brussels)
Humboldt University (Berlin)
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (London)
British Competition Authority - CMA (London)
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (Brussels)
DG COMP (Brussels)


144 Bulletin

Anke C. Sessler, Anna Grunseit, Bruce Macaulay, Jonathon J. Egerton-Peters The EU Commission proposes a new harmonized approach to collective redress such as group or class actions


Despite 20 years of robust legislative activity in the field of consumer protection and the 2013 European Commission recommendation on collective redress mechanisms, a harmonized approach to collective redress such as group or class actions does not exist throughout the European Union. That may (...)

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