Debevoise & Plimpton (London)

Anne-Mette Heemsoth

Debevoise & Plimpton (London)
Lawyer (Associate)

Anne-Mette Heemsoth is an English-qualified associate in the firm’s London office whose practice focuses on EU and UK competition law and regulation. Ms. Heemsoth has extensive experience with complex merger investigations before the European Commission and national competition authorities on a global level, as well as with contentious legislative, behavioral, and EU state aid matters. She represents clients across various industries and has particular expertise in financial services, including insurance and private equity, chemicals, communication, aviation, media, and technology. Ms. Heemsoth frequently writes on competition law and compliance topics. Recent publications include “Merger Control in the UK (England and Wales): Overview,” Practical Law (December, 2019); “European Funds Comment: Highest European Court Holds Parent Companies Liable for Cartel Damages of Subsidiaries” (March 2019); “Restraints of trade and dominance, and merger control in the UK,” Practical Law (August, 2018); “Excessive pricing: new use for a neglected tool in the enforcement armoury?,” Global Competition Review (June, 2017); “Restraints Of Trade And Dominance In The UK (England And Wales): Overview,” Practical Law (May, 2016); and “Brexit’s Effect On Financial And Insurance Regulation,” Law360 (April, 2016). Ms. Heemsoth graduated in 2011 with an LL.B. from King’s College London and received a Postgraduate Diploma in EU Competition Law from the same institution in 2017. She also holds a B.Sc. in International Business Economics from Maastricht University, the Netherlands. Ms. Heemsoth was admitted as a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England & Wales in 2014. Ms. Heemsoth is fluent in German.

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Philippe Tengelmann, Geoffrey P. Burgess, Timothy McIver, Anne-Mette Heemsoth The EU Commission’s President calls on the Member States governments to either adopt or enforce investment screening mechanisms during the COVID-19 outbreak


Key takeaways: The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, warned this week of the need to protect European companies struggling due to the Covid-19 pandemic from opportunistic acquirers. In a policy paper released on 25 March 2020, the Commission called on EU governments to (...)

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