Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Berlin)

Mariya Serafimova

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Berlin)
Lawyer (Associate)

Mariya Serafimova is an associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in the firm’s Berlin office. She is a member of the antitrust, competition and trade practice group and in European and German antitrust and competition law, merger control law as well as foreign investment law. Mariya is a German qualified lawyer (Rechtsanwältin). Mariya was born in Sofia, Bulgaria. She completed her legal studies at the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder), Germany. Before joining Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Mariya completed her legal training at the Higher Regional Court of Brandeburg and worked as a trainee at the European Commission DG Competition, the Federal Cartel Office and the European Court of Justice. She also worked as an academic research assistant at the Jean-Monnet-Chair of European Law at the Viadrina University for Professor Pechstein, for an international litigation law firm and for Freshfields’ office in Berlin. Mariya writes a doctoral thesis on European competition law with Professor Christoph Brömmelmeyer at the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder).

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1732 Bulletin

Christopher Sickinger, Mariya Serafimova The German Federal Court of Justice provides guidance on the requirements for establishing liability and the assessment of evidence in cartel damages cases (Schienenkartell II)

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In its judgment of 28 January 2020, the Cartel Senate of the German Federal Court of Justice provided new guidance on the requirements for establishing liability and the assessment of evidence in cartel damages cases. In the initial proceedings, the plaintiff, a local transport company, sought (...)

Christian Ritz, Mariya Serafimova The EU Court of Justice holds that suppliers of luxury goods may under certain conditions restrict authorised retailers in a selective distribution system not to sell their goods via third-party online platforms to preserve their products’ ‘luxury image’ (Coty Germany)

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I. Introduction On 6 December 2017, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) handed down its long-awaited judgment on the permissibility of restrictions by suppliers of luxury goods to sell their products via third-party online platforms under Article 101 (1) TFEU. The question has been subject to (...)

Christian Ritz, Mariya Serafimova The Frankfurt Higher Regional Court holds that manufacturers of branded goods are entitled to prohibit authorised retailers in selective distribution agreements from distributing their goods via third-party online platforms (Markenrucksäcke / Branded Backpacks)

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I. The Facts The parties argue in a civil law proceeding whether a manufacturer could make the supply of goods to an authorised distributor in a selective distribution system subject to a contractual obligation not to resell goods via online sales platforms such as Amazon and advertise them via (...)

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