Hogan Lovells (Brussels)

Stefan Kirwitzke

Hogan Lovells (Brussels)
Lawyer (Associate)

German, European and international clients entrust Stefan Kirwitzke with all their issues relating to EU and German antitrust and competition law as well as international trade and investment law. At the intersection of competition and trade law, Stefan advises on sanctions and export controls in a German, European and international context. He handles foreign direct investment proceedings as well as merger control and antitrust proceedings and has experience in State aid and procurement law, focusing on defense procurement. With a background in diplomacy and policy, Stefan has a sound understanding of liaising between international clients respectively and in their relation to international authorities. Prior to joining the firm, Stefan completed trainee-ships in the Hamburg and Ho-Chi-Minh-City offices of another international law firm and at the German Embassy in Bratislava, Slovakia. Stefan is German-qualified and undertook his legal education at the Universities of Münster and Salzburg and at the Appellate Court of the Federal State of Schleswig-Holstein. Besides German law, he focused his studies on international and European private and public law as well as common law, working inter alia with a London-based law firm.

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1109 Bulletin

Falk Schöning, Sebastian Faust, Stefan Kirwitzke The German Government prohibits the acquisition of a communications technology company by a Chinese communication product manufacturer (IMST / Addsino)


Foreign investment control has become a key factor in M&A deals and 2020 has been an eventful year. A large number of economies have introduced foreign investment control regimes or tightened their existing rules. Now it appears that it is time to make use of them: this week Germany has (...)

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