Covington & Burling (Frankfurt)

Horst Henschen

Covington & Burling (Frankfurt)
Lawyer (Of Counsel)

Horst Henschen is an of counsel in Covington’s Frankfurt office and a member of the firm’s global antitrust and competition team. Leveraging over 20 years of experience in antitrust matters, Mr. Henschen provides advice in complex M&A and joint venture transactions requiring international antitrust merger control approvals both in Europe, including in Germany and worldwide. Mr. Henschen also represents clients with fine proceedings before the Federal Cartel Office and the European Commission and coordinates immunity/leniency proceedings on a worldwide basis. Mr. Henschen has represented companies of a range of sectors, including life sciences and financial services, advising on all aspects of EU, German and international antitrust law, in particular in connection with merger control, cartel investigations and antitrust compliance programs and internal investigations.

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565 Bulletin

Peter D. Camesasca, Horst Henschen, Katherine Kingsbury, Sarah Hachmeister The EU Parliament and Council’s regulation establishes a framework for the screening of foreign direct investments which enters into force


On October 11, 2020, the EU FDI Screening Regulation (EU) 2019/452 – the “Regulation”) entered fully into force. The Regulation, which was approved and adopted in March 2019, establishes a framework for the screening of foreign direct investments (“FDI”) by EU Member States in which decision-making (...)

Katherine Kingsbury, Horst Henschen, Peter D. Camesasca The EU Commission puts into operation FDI coordination six months early, proposing cooperation on an informal and voluntary basis


The European Commission has added to its call to Member States to act on foreign direct investment (“FDI”) by announcing that it is ready to support EU-level cooperation on FDI now. Spurred on by the COVID-19 crisis and the perceived vulnerability of key EU assets, the informal cooperation (...)

Horst Henschen, James S. Venit The EU Court of Justice upholds the €12.6 million fine imposed by the EU Commission for abuse of dominant position in the German telephony fixed market (Deutsche Telekom)


On October 14, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the Court) issued its judgment in Deutsche Telekom AG vs. Commission (Case C-280/08 P, hereinafter the “Judgment”) dismissing an appeal brought by Deutsche Telekom AG (Telekom) against a judgment of the Court of First Instance (now the (...)

309 Revue

Peter D. Camesasca, Horst Henschen, Martin Juhasz Foreign direct investment screening in Europe : A comparative perspective on differences and commonalities within Europe


Les auteurs fournissent une perspective comparative sur l’examen des investissements directs étrangers (’IDE’) en Europe à la lumière du nouveau règlement de l’UE, le règlement (UE) 2019/452. Ils expliquent les principaux critères d’examen des IDE et analysent leurs implications au niveau européen. (...)

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