Dr. Johannes Luebking is Head of Unit of unit B1 of the European Commission’s Competition Directorate-General, in charge of Antitrust in the field of Energy and Environment. Prior to joining B1, Johannes was Head of Unit in other merger and antitrust units and in the Task Force Financial Crisis.He has been leading the investigation in numerous merger cases in particular in the fields of banking and insurance as well as pharmaceuticals, but also in the areas of raw materials, telecoms, financial information, music rights and software. Throughout his work at the Commission, he has been involved in policy projects in the field of merger control and has dealt, inter alia, with the review of the Commission’s Remedies Notice, adopted in October 2008, and related texts as well as the review of the Commission’s Jurisdictional Notice. Further to his time with the European Commission, which he joined in 2001, Mr. Luebking worked for several years as an attorney-at-law in the Frankfurt office of the law firm White & Case. He started his professional career as internal council in the legal department of Deutsche Bank. Mr. Luebking holds a doctorate of the University of Göttingen/Germany and an LL.M of the European University Institute in Florence/Italy in International and European Law. He graduated in law at the University of Göttingen and passed his bar exam in Berlin.
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"The Joint Venture SonyBMG : final ruling by the European Court of Justice"* By judgment of 10 July 2008 in Case C-413/06 P, Bertelsmann and Sony Corporation of America v Impala (the “Judgment”), the Court of Justice (the “Court”) annulled the ruling by the Court of First Instance (the “CFI”). The (...)
"Commission adopts Jurisdictional Notice under the Merger Regulation"* I. Introduction On 10 July 2007, the Commission adopted the Commission Consolidated Jurisdictional Notice under the Merger Regulation (the “Jurisdictional Notice” or the “Notice”). The Jurisdictional Notice replaces the four (...)
Universal / BMG : Market power of music publishers in view of evolutions in digital music publishing* On 22 May 2007, the European Commission approved, subject to conditions, the acquisition by Universal Music Group Inc. (“Universal”) of BMG Music Publishing (“BMG”). Both companies are active in (...)
Revision of the Notice on merger remedies* I. Introduction On 24 April 2007, the Commission launched a public consultation on the draft revised Commission Notice under the Merger Regulation (“Revised Remedies Notice”) and a proposal for amendments of the Implementing Regulation in relation to (...)
T-Mobile Austria/tele.ring : Remedying the loss of a maverick* On 26 April 2006, the Commission authorised the acquisition of sole control by T-Mobile, a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom, of the Austrian mobile phone operator tele.ring, leading to a combination of two Austrian mobile network (...)
La décision récente de la Commission dans l’affaire ARA ouvre une nouvelle voie vers davantage de coopération dans les affaires antitrust. Dans cette décision, la Commission a constaté une infraction, imposé une amende et des remèdes structurels tout en reconnaissant la coopération d’ARA dans la (...)