Hogan Lovells (Dusseldorf)

Julian Urban

Hogan Lovells (Dusseldorf)

Julian can help you with merger control proceedings and cartel investigations before national competition authorities and the European commission. He also represents clients in cartel and abuse of dominance proceedings and the litigation of cartel damage claims before national and European courts. Furthermore, he is experienced in advising clients on how to structure agreements and distribution systems in accordance with competition law. Julian studied law at the Universities of Dusseldorf and Kingston upon Hull, UK. During his legal traineeship at the Higher Regional Court of Dusseldorf he worked, inter alia, for an international law firm in Dusseldorf and London and the German embassy in Beijing, China.

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Christoph Wunschmann, Florian von Schreitter, Julian Urban The EU Commission revamps its approach to Member State referrals as set out in article 22 of the Merger Regulation


On 26 March 2021, the European Commission (“Commission”) has, without any public consultation, published its new guidance on accepting merger referrals from Member States under Article 22 of the European Merger Regulation (“EUMR”), which it had announced last year. This document (the “Guidance”) (...)

Dr. Anne-Kathrin Lauer, Julian Urban, Florian von Schreitter The German Parliament passes the 10th amendment to the Restraints of Competition Act which provides modifications and changes regarding abuse control


On 14 January 2021, the German parliament passed the long-awaited 10th amendment to the Act against Restraints of Competition (ARC). This came after the governing parties, CDU/CSU and SPD, had submitted a final amendment "at the eleventh hour" which provided for some additional modifications (...)

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