Dr. Jürgen Beninca

Jones Day (Frankfurt)
Lawyer (Partner)

Jürgen Beninca counsels European and U.S. corporate clients on antitrust regulatory compliance and represents businesses before cartel authorities — including the German Federal Cartel Office and the European Commission — and before courts in antitrust matters. Antitrust follow-on litigation cases constitute an important part of his practice. In addition to his antitrust practice, he assists clients in internal investigations and guides clients through the screening process of foreign direct investments into Germany under Germany’s Foreign Trade and Payments Ordinance (AWV). Jürgen’s experience includes winning merger control approvals from the German Federal Cartel Office and the European Commission in a variety of industrial sectors, including the automotive, banking, paper, pharmaceutical, and chemical industries. He also has been involved in various international, European, and national antitrust investigations in the banking, cement, automotive, insurance, and industrial minerals industries. His regulatory practice focuses on cartel and distribution cases and abuses of a dominant position. Jürgen’s litigation experience includes the representation of two U.S. financial institutions in approximately 300 different cases. He currently represents a client in the construction industry in an antitrust investigation by the German Federal Cartel Office, represents a sweets manufacturer in front of the German Federal Supreme Court in a case concerning the mere exchange of competitively sensitive information, and is pursuing an antitrust damage claim against the truck cartel on behalf of an industrial client. He also recently obtained a certificate of non-objection pursuant to Section 58 AWV for the acquisition of a German target by a Chinese client from the German government.

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Articles

1525 Bulletin

Eva Monard, Renato Antonini, Dr. Jürgen Beninca, Matt Evans, Nicolas Brice The German Federal Government tightens foreign direct investment control in light of COVID-19 following the guidance from the EU Commission on a possible increased risk of attempts to acquire healthcare capacities

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On May 20, 2020, the German Federal government adopted the 15th amendment to the Foreign Trade and Payments Ordinance (AWV). The changes to the AWV will be effective shortly, after publication in the Federal Gazette. Prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the amendment expands the scope of (...)

Renato Antonini, Dr. Jürgen Beninca, Nicolas Brice, Eva Monard, Stefano Crosio, Byron Maniatis, Federico Merino The EU Parliament and the EU Council establish a framework for the screening of foreign direct investments into the EU (FDI)

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On 21 March 2019, Regulation (EU) 2019/452 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 March 2019 establishing a framework for the screening of foreign direct investments into the Union (“FDI Regulation”) was published in the Official Journal of the European Union. The FDI Regulation (...)

Alexandre G. Verheyden, Bernard Amory, Dr. Jürgen Beninca, Laurent de Muyter The EU Court of Justice annuls the General Court ruling that upheld the fine imposed by the Commission for an abuse of dominance (Intel)

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What happened ? The European Court of Justice ("ECJ") set aside a General Court ruling that had upheld a €1.06 billion fine imposed by the European Commission on Intel for abusing its dominant position in the market for x86 central processing units ("CPUs"). Background In its 2009 decision, (...)

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