Johannes Laitenberger

European Court of Justice (Brussels)
General Court judge

Johannes Laitenberger has been appointed General Court judge at the EU’s General Court, effective 1 September 2019. He is the Director-General of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Competition. He took office on 1 September 2015. Under the political guidance of Commissioner Vestager, he manages the Directorate-General within the framework set by its mission statement and work programme. He has been Deputy Director-General of the Commission’s Legal Service (2014-15), Head of Cabinet of President Barroso (2009-14), Spokesman of the European Commission (2005-09) and Head of Cabinet of Commissioner Reding (2003-04). Johannes Laitenberger started his career in the European Institutions in 1996 as an adviser in the General Secretariat of the Council. In 1999, he joined the Commission as a case handler in the Directorate-General for Competition (formerly DG IV) and soon became Member of Cabinet of Commissioner Reding (1999-2003). He studied Philosophy at the Portuguese Catholic University in Lisbon, and law at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität, Bonn, and qualified as a German lawyer. He was born in Hamburg, Germany and grew up in Hamburg and Lisbon, Portugal.

Auteurs associés

ESSEC Business School (Cergy)
University of St. Gallen (St Gall)
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton (Brussels)
European Commission (Brussels)
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law (Istanbul)
Linklaters (Brussels)
French State Council (Paris)
CRA International (Paris)

Vidéos

Johannes Laitenberger - New Frontiers of Antitrust 2016
Johannes Laitenberger 13 juin 2016 Paris

Articles

710 Revue

Burcu Can, François-Charles Laprévote, Johannes Laitenberger, Simon J. Evenett Competition and trade policies : TTIP or the return of the UFOs ? (Demain la concurrence, Paris, 13 Juin 2016)

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La première table-ronde de la conférence “Demain la concurrence”, qui s’est déroulée le 13 juin 2016 à Paris, était dédiée aux liens entretenus entre la politique de concurrence et la politique commerciale à la lumière de la négociation actuelle du TTIP entre l’Union européenne et les Etats-Unis. Après une (...)

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