Christopher Rother

Hausfeld (Berlin)
Managing Partner

Christopher Rother is a German attorney-at-law. He heads the anti-trust department of Deutsche Bahn AG since 1997. With 24 dedicated anti-trust lawyers his team is considered to be one of the biggest inhouse competition departments in Europe. 2 lawyers in his team focus on merger control and general proceedings, 3 lawyers on state aid cases, 5 lawyers on regulatory issues and 7 lawyers are responsible for anti-trust compliance and competition advice for the entire Deutsche Bahn group. In addition, his team includes a dedicated unit with 6 lawyers responsible for private enforcement of competition claims.Before joining Deutsche Bahn AG, Mr. Rother worked in private practice in Cologne and Berlin, from 1992 - 1997, focussing on German and European competition law. From 1989 - 1992, he served as assistant professor at the Institute of German and International Anti-trust Law at the University of Berlin (Freie Universität Berlin).

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Conseil de la concurrence
Hausfeld (Berlin)

Articles

180 Bulletin

305 Review

Christopher Rother, Pierre Rauchs The position of small countries within international competition networks: Experience and perspectives (10 ans d’application du règlement 1/2003 et de la loi luxembourgeoise relative à la concurrence, Luxembourg-Kirchberg, 6 juin 2014)

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The round-table highlighted the importance of competition networks for small countries with limited resources. The debate is introduced with an illustration of the severe damage a German company suffered from anticompetitive behavior and is followed by a state of play of the development of (...)

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