Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton (Cologne)

Romina Polley

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton (Cologne)
Lawyer (Partner)

Ms. Polley’s practice focuses on German and European cartel proceedings (including dawn raid assistance and applying for leniency), merger control, advice on monopolies, cooperation agreements, and distribution and licensing agreements. She has substantial experience in the chemical, consumer goods, IT, construction, defense and automotive industries. She is widely published, including her 2007 commentary on the Motor Vehicle Group Exemption Regulation (Frankfurter Kommentar zum Kartellrecht) and numerous articles on topics of merger control leniency, antitrust proceedings and license and distribution agreements. Ms. Polley is a member of the Executive-M.B.L.-HSG faculty at the University of St. Gallen. Ms. Polley is a lecturer on European Competition Law at the University of St. Gallen and the Leuphana University in Lüneburg.

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Maurits Dolmans, Robbert Snelders, Richard Pepper, Frédéric de Bure, Laura Chovet-Ballester, Giulio Cesare Rizza, Romina Polley The EU Commission publishes a call for contributions to determine if and how competition policy can better support the European Green Deal

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On October 13, 2020, the European Commission published a call for contributions to determine if and how EU competition policy can better support the European Green Deal. The European Green Deal is a comprehensive action plan aimed at making Europe the world’s first climate neutral continent by (...)

Nicholas Levy, Maurits Dolmans, Francisco Enrique González-Díaz, Romina Polley, Patrick Bock The EU Commission announces new policy to accept Member State referrals for merger review even if EC and national thresholds are not met

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In September 2020, Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager announced that from mid-2021 the European Commission (“EC”) would “start accepting referrals from national competition authorities of mergers that are worth reviewing at the EU level – whether or not those authorities had the power to (...)

Friedrich Andreas Konrad, Rieke Kaup, Romina Polley, Laura Melusine Baudenbacher The German Federal Court of Justice overturns the Düsseldorf Court of Appeals’ interim decision and finds an online social media platform to have abused its power in collecting data from different sources (Facebook)

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On June 23, 2020, the Federal Court of Justice (“FCJ”) overturned the Düsseldorf Court of Appeals’ (“DCA”) interim decision and rejected Facebook Inc.’s (“Facebook”) request to suspend the enforceability of the Federal Cartel Office’s (“FCO”) prohibition decision. The FCJ disagreed with the FCO’s (...)

Jean-Yves Garaud, Aren Goldsmith, Jonathan Kelly, Paul Stuart, Romina Polley, Rüdiger Harms The EU Court of Justice rules that jurisdiction clauses subject to EU law may be enforced by member states in actions for damages for abuse of dominance (Apple / MJA)

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European Court of Justice Issues Important Judgment Related to Jurisdiction Clauses for Antitrust Actions* In a recent judgment providing a preliminary ruling in the case, Apple Sales International et al. v. EBizcuss.com (C-595/17, October 24, 2018), the Court of Justice of the European Union (...)

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