Hogan Lovells (Dusseldorf)

Jan Philipp Sparenberg

Hogan Lovells (Dusseldorf)
Senior Associate

Philipp focuses his advice on merger control proceedings and distribution antitrust law. In the field of merger control, Philipp has represented companies in complex proceedings before the German Federal Cartel Office and advised them in international merger control proceedings. Philipp has, among other things, been involved in our pro bono project Debate It! and supports trainee lawyers as a mentor. He also gives lectures on antitrust law at the European Business School in Wiesbaden. Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, Philipp studied law at the University of Saarland and at the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom where he received a Master of Laws in European Law (LL.M.). During his legal traineeship at the Higher Regional Court of Saarland, he trained at the German Federal Cartel Office.

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Jan Philipp Sparenberg, Florian von Schreitter, Philipp Heuser The EU Commission sets out new rules on dual distribution agreements, parity clauses and resale price maintenance in its revised Vertical Block Exemption Regulation and guidelines on vertical restraints


On 1 June 2022, the European Commission’s revised Vertical Block Exemption Regulation (“VBER”) and the accompanying Guidelines on Vertical Restraints entered into force. Adding to our article on the highly controversial issue of dual distribution, this post focuses on three other essential (...)

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