Hausfeld (Berlin)

Maximilian Volmar

Hausfeld (Berlin)

Dr. Maximilian Volmar is an associate at Hausfeld in Berlin. He advises clients on European and German competition law, in particular regarding digital platforms. A further focus is advising on sector-specific regulation in media and network markets. Prior to joining Hausfeld, he was a trainee at a leading international law firm in Berlin and at the European Commission in Brussels. Maximilian holds a PhD from the Max Planck Institute for comparative and international private law and the University of Hamburg. He speaks German, English and French. In the course of his studies, he spent a year at the London School of Economics and Political Science.


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1114 Bulletin

Thomas Höppner, Anna Morfey, Lesley Hannah, Stella Gartagani, Kio Gwilliam, Phillipp Westerhoff, Johannes Wick, Maximilian Volmar, Ami Ndukwe The EU General Court upholds a €2.42B fine imposed on a Big Tech company and dismisses an appeal against the Competition Authority’s decision (Google Shopping)


The General Court has today dismissed Google’s appeal of the European Commission’s Google Shopping Decision from June 2017 and has upheld the EUR 2.42 billion fine imposed on Google – a record fine at the time. The General Court agreed with the European Commission’s finding (in its vast majority) (...)

Thomas Höppner, Maximilian Volmar, Phillipp Westerhoff The French Competition Authority fines a Big Tech company €220 million for abuse of a dominant position through self-preferencing in the ad tech industry (Google AdX / Google DoubleClick for Publishers)


On 7 June 2021, the French Competition Authority (“FCA”) concluded an investigation into Google’s ad tech business. The FCA (i) found that Google abused a pan-European dominant position and thereby infringed EU competition law by favoring its proprietary display advertising intermediation (...)

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