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Holger Neumann

Jones Day (Frankfurt)

Holger Neumann is a partner at Jones Day. He practices regulatory law, focusing on certain regulated industries, namely telecommunications and aviation. He also practices German and European administrative law, including environmental law. Holger has represented clients before regulatory authorities, such as the telecommunications regulator BNetzA, the competition authority BKartA, and aviation authorities, as well as in litigation before German courts and the European Court of Justice. Holger’s recent representations include a mobile telephone operator in investigations of the competition authority, several telecommunications providers in regulatory proceedings concerning price control and in litigation regarding the regulation of interconnection rates, a telecommunications solutions provider in connection with telecommunications services outsourcing agreements, and a satellite operator on frequency and satellite usage issues. In aviation law, Holger is representing airlines and providers of ground handling services in litigation against airports concerning airport fees and is advising on the liberalization of the European air transportation sector. Holger is also advising on other regulatory issues, especially environmental laws relating to waste and hazardous substances. His most recent experience concerns compliance with European laws, such as the WEEE and RoHS Directives, the directives regulating the use of the CE Mark and, in particular, the European REACH Regulation. He is advising clients in the chemical, metal, and electronics industries on REACH compliance and REACH consortia. Holger is head of the German Government Regulation Practice of Jones Day.

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Yvan N. Desmedt, Alexandre G. Verheyden, Laurent De Muyter, Remy Fekete, Holger Neumann, Marta Lahuerta Escolano The EU Commission proposes a draft Gigabit Infrastructure Act to fast-track the deployment of very high-capacity fixed and mobile connectivity and replace the Broadband Cost Reduction Directive


In Short The Situation: The European Commission has presented three initiatives to transform the connectivity sector on 23 February 2023 (the "Connectivity Package"). The State of Play: The European Commission has proposed a draft Gigabit Infrastructure Act ("GIA") proposal that would come as (...)

Laurent De Muyter, Jörg Hladjk, Holger Neumann, Undine Von Diemar, Olivier Haas, Andreas Holzwarth-Rochford The EU Commission proposes a Data Act to enhance data access and sharing within the Union


On February 23, 2022, the European Commission ("Commission") published a proposal for a Data Act which aims at enhancing data access and use within the European Union ("EU"). The Data Act will be applicable to both personal and non-personal data, and will be relevant for all companies (...)

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