Professor Dr Gerhard Wiedemann is a partner in Freshfields’ antitrust, competition and trade group, based in the Düsseldorf office. He joined the firm in 1981 and became partner in 1984. He is a member of the Dusseldorf Bar. His practice focuses on European and German competition law.
Gerhard has published and authored a number of books and articles on European and German competition law (eg Handbuch des Kartellrechts (third edition, 2016), European Merger Control Monitor/Looseleaf (1998), and Kommentar zu den Gruppenfreistellungsverordnungen des EWG Kartellrechts (1989/1990)).
Gerhard is a professor at the University of Rostock and an honorary member of the Antitrust Lawyers Association for Germany, Austria and Switzerland (the Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht) which he served as member of the board from 2006 to 2014.
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