Linklaters (Düsseldorf)

Christoph Barth

Linklaters (Düsseldorf)
Lawyer (Partner)

Christoph Barth is a partner in Linklaters’ Global Competition Practice, based in Düsseldorf. He specializes in European and German competition law. Christoph’s expertise focuses in complex and global merger control proceedings, foreign investment control proceedings in Germany and other jurisdictions globally, abuse of dominance and cartel proceedings before the European Commission and the Federal Cartel Office as well as internal investigations in the context of potential competition law infringements. Christoph studied law and economics at the University of Bonn and worked as a trainee lawyer at the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology as well as at the European Commission.

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Articles

579 Bulletin

Christian Ahlborn, Christoph Barth, David-Julien dos Santos Goncalves Foreign investment : An overview of EU and national case law

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This foreword provides an overview of the developments of foreign investment (“FI”) regimes globally during 2020 and, more specifically, highlights the trends over the year in the area of FI. Historically, the European Union (“EU”) has had one of the most open investment regimes in the world and has been a key destination for foreign investments. The openness of the EU towards foreign investments was often seen as an important reason for its economic success. But the idea of unrestricted openness of the economy to foreign investments started to wane when the so-called ‘new investors’ – referring primarily to investors from China and Russia – started acquiring core technologies and key companies in Europe.

6126 Revue

Frédéric Jenny, Christian Ahlborn, Jeremy Bacharach, Christoph Barth, Christian Bovet, Marcel Boyer, Jacques Buhart, Maria Pilar Canedo Arrillaga, Michèle Carpagnano, Daniel Crane, Aymeric de Moncuit, Valentine Delaloye, Jacques Derenne, David-Julien dos Santos Goncalves, David Gabathuler, Mark Griffiths, Leigh Hancher, David Henry, Pierre Horna, David Kupka, Siún O’Keeffe, Christian Ritz, Giulio Cesare Rizza, Matthias Schlau, Mario Siragusa, Anastasia Usova, Faustine Viala, Masako Wakui Competition law and health crisis

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Le choc inattendu provoqué par la crise du Covid-19 et les mesures prises pour limiter la propagation de la pandémie ont affecté le fonctionnement de nombreux marchés. Partout dans le monde, les autorités de la concurrence qui, au cours de la dernière décennie, avaient appliqué leurs lois dans le (...)

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