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Werner Berg

Latham & Watkins (Brussels)

Werner Berg is a Knowledge Management counsel in the Brussels office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Global Antitrust & Competition Practice. Mr. Berg has extensive experience in all areas of competition law. He has been the lead competition lawyer in numerous high end merger cases including referrals to and from the European Commission, complex remedy issues, and second phase procedures at EU and German levels. Mr. Berg has worked with clients in consumer goods, life sciences and pharmaceuticals, aeronautics, banking, insurance, chemicals, energy, transport, media and telecommunications, and paper and basic industries. Mr. Berg is recommended as leading expert in EU and competition law in Best Lawyers, European Legal Experts, the EMEA Legal 500, Chambers Europe and Chambers Global. He has published more than 100 articles in leading law journals and is the co-editor of the commentary Berg/Mäsch, Deutsches und Europäisches Kartellrecht (4th edition, 2022). Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Berg was a competition partner in three leading international law firms for more than 20 years and headed the European competition law departments of two international law firms in Brussels for 12 years.

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Werner Berg The German administration proposes transaction value thresholds


With little fanfare, on Friday, 1 July 2016, among a raft of other amendments to the Act against Restraint of Competition (‘ARC’; 9th amendment), the Federal Ministry of Economics proposed a far reaching change to German merger notification thresholds making it one of the few jurisdictions (...)


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