Morgan Lewis (Brussels)

Christina Renner

Morgan Lewis (Brussels)
Lawyer (Partner)

Christina Renner concentrates her practice on European Union and German merger control, competition, and antitrust law, with experience in cartels and general behavioral matters, abuse of dominance, and EU state aid laws. Christina regularly advises clients concerning mergers reviewed by the European Commission and the German Federal Cartel Office, as well as the French, Austrian, and Belgian competition authorities. She represents diverse international clients in antitrust investigations before the European Commission and other national competition authorities, including in litigation before European courts. Her work spans a variety of industries, including transportation, energy, life sciences, as well as retail and ecommerce. Christina is admitted in Brussels and Germany only.

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2674 Bulletin

Christina Renner, Izzet Sinan The EU Commission works on legislative proposals that would empower it to tackle competition distortions involving foreign government subsidies operating in or entering into the EU’s internal market

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The European Commission (EC) is currently working on legislative proposals (the White Paper) that would grant the EC new enforcement powers to address potential competition distortions caused by companies operating in or entering into the EU’s Internal Market, which benefit from subsidies from (...)

Christina Renner, Izzet Sinan The EU Commission proposes to grant new enforcement powers to address competition distortions caused by companies benefiting from subsidies from third-country governments

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The European Commission has published a White Paper proposing to grant the Commission new enforcement powers to address competition distortions caused by companies operating in, or entering into, the European Union’s Internal Market, which benefit from subsidies from third-country governments. (...)

Christina Renner, Florian Hinderer, Cécile Manong The German Parliament mitigates the consequences of COVID-19 by adopting a bill and temporarily amending national competition law to extend merger control review periods and suspend interest payments for antitrust fines

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Two key amendments to the German competition law entered into effect on May 29, 2020, temporarily extending merger control review periods and temporarily suspending interest payments for antitrust fines, further to a bill adopted by the German Parliament to mitigate the consequences of the (...)

Joanna Christoforou, Frances M. Murphy, Christina Renner, Izzet Sinan The EU Commission provides antitrust guidance to companies cooperating in response to urgent COVID-19 related matters especially in the health sector for critical hospital medicines and medical equipment

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The European Commission has provided antitrust guidance to companies cooperating in response to urgent coronavirus (COVID-19) related matters, particularly in the health sector for critical hospital medicines and medical equipment, and has also exceptionally issued a “comfort letter” on a (...)

Joanna Christoforou, Christina Renner, Izzet Sinan, Frances M. Murphy The EU Commission publishes its first comfort letter to foster cooperation among businesses in the pharmaceutical sector during COVID-19 pandemic

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The European Commission published its first comfort letter in nearly 20 years on April 29, in an effort to foster cooperation among businesses during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Here is what companies should know about the specific practices permitted under the comfort letter, as well (...)

Christian Leeder, Cécile Manong, Michael Masling, Christina Renner The EU Commission issues guidelines on foreign investments to protect against predatory buyers during the COVID-19 pandemic

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The European Commission on March 25 issued guidelines addressed to its member states outlining an EU-wide approach for foreign direct investment screening. The guidelines seek to protect EU companies as well as critical assets that are essential for the EU’s security and public order, (...)

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