Prof 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 Düsseldorf 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 (2nd edition 2008), European Merger Control Monitor/Looseleaf (1998), and Kommentar zu den Gruppenfreistellungsverordnungen des EWG Kartellrechts (1989/1990)).
He is a professor at the University of Rostock, where he teaches EC and German competition law, and serves as a member of the board (Vorstandsmitglied) of the Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht (the Antitrust Lawyers Association for Germany, Austria and Switzerland).
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