Hausfeld (Berlin)

Phillipp Westerhoff

Hausfeld (Berlin)
Lawyer (Senior Associate)

Philipp Westerhoff is an associate at Hausfeld in Berlin. He advises clients on EU and German competition law and antitrust litigation. Before joining Hausfeld he worked for the media, telecommunications and competition law departments in leading international law firms in Berlin. Prior to his admission to the Bar, Philipp clerked at the Division for Competition Policy of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs as well as at the Chambers for Unfair Competition, Trademarks and IP, and Antitrust of the Regional Court of Berlin.

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Thomas Höppner, Phillipp Westerhoff The Dusseldorf Higher Regional Court quashes the Competition Authority findings that a social network abused its dominant position by improperly combining user data that it collected from various sources (Facebook)

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As previously reported in this Bulletin, on 6 February 2019, the German Bundeskartellamt (Federal Cartel Office – “FCO”) found that Facebook abused its dominance by improperly combining user data that it collected from various sources. As a remedy, the FCO imposed far-reaching restrictions on (...)

Phillipp Westerhoff The German Competition Authority reaches an informal settlement with an online marketplace and closes investigation into the company’s commercial practices (Amazon)

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This article has been nominated for the 2020 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. In July 2019, the German Bundeskartellamt (Federal Cartel Office – “FCO”) reached an informal settlement with Amazon and subsequently closed its investigation into (...)

Thomas Höppner, Phillipp Westerhoff The EU Commission sends out formal requests of information to investigate allegations of anticompetitive conduct by a multinational online retailer (Amazon)

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In September 2018, the European Commission (“EC”) sent out formal requests for information (“RFIs”) to investigate allegations of an anticompetitive conduct by Amazon. The investigation relates to the interdependencies between Amazon’s third-party sales platform for retailers (“Amazon Marketplace”) (...)

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