Prof. Dr. Dr. Juliane Kokott, LL.M., S.J.D., holds the position of Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the European Union. Since October 2003, she has been responsible for approximately 1300 cases and has delivered around 600 opinions, including more than 30 on competition law. The latter concerned all kinds of aspects of EU competition law such as the application of Article 101 TFEU (e.g. Cases C-8/08, T-Mobile Netherlands; C-97/08 P, Akzo Nobel v Commission; C-681/11, Schenker; C-591/16 P, Lundbeck v Commission; C-307/18, Generics (UK) e.a.) and Article 102 TFEU (e.g. Cases C-441/07 P, Commission v Alrosa; C-23/14, Post Danmark; C-307/18, Generics (UK) e.a.), procedural rights (e.g. Cases C-550/07 P, Akzo Nobel Chemicals and Akcros Chemicals v Commission; C-109/10 P, Solvay/Commission; C-469/15 P, FSL e.a. v Commission; C-606/18 P, Nexans France and Nexans v Commission) or private enforcement (e.g. Cases C-557/12, Kone; C-637/17, Cogeco; C-435/18, Otis). Prior to joining the Court, Advocate General Kokott was a professor at the universities of Augsburg, Heidelberg, Düsseldorf and St. Gallen, an interim professor at the University of Mannheim and a visiting professor at Berkeley Law. Furthermore, she was a Deputy Judge for the Federal Government at the Court of Conciliation and Arbitration of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and a Deputy Chairperson of the Federal Government’s Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU). Advocate General Kokott is a graduate of the universities of Bonn, American University/Washington D.C., Heidelberg and the Harvard Law School. She has authored and co-authored a broad variety of publications on European law and public international law, as well as on EU economic, tax and competition law. She is also an editor of the Frankfurter Kommentar on Competition Law and of the Liber Amicorum for Dirk Schroeder on European, German and International Competition Law. Moreover, Advocate General Kokott has actively initiated and organized several high-level expert conferences and symposia.
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In this On-Topic issue we have invited prominent competition lawyers and economists – from academic, judicial, enforcement and practice sides of the profession – to discuss a book by two leading antitrust thinkers. The book ’Competition Overdose: How Free Market Mythology Transformed Us from (...)
Introduction [Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,] It is a pleasure for me to speak to you this afternoon, thereby opening the first session of today’s and tomorrow’s seminar on substantive and procedural developments in EU competition law. This seminar comes quite at the right time: EU competition law (...)