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Markus M Wirtz

Markus M Wirtz
Office:
Kasernenstra├če 69
D-40213
City:
D├╝sseldorf
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Germany
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Who's Who Legal Competition: Lawyers

Dr Markus Wirtz is partner at Glade Michel Wirtz, a German law firm focusing exclusively on competition and corporate work.

Markus has advised companies in cartel investigations concerning industrial bags, industrial thread, insurance, chemicals, concrete pipes, mortar, rail track technology, automatic doors, food packaging, meat, power transformers, sanitary fittings, sanitary wholesale, luxury cosmetics, drugstore goods, pet food, confectionery, flour, coffee, beer and pharmacies. He is experienced in internal audits and multiple leniency filings, and has a number of cases pending before the European Commission and the German Federal Cartel Office.

Markus has also conducted international merger control filings for Fortis Investments, HypoVereinsbank, Kerry, MPC Capital, Tognum and United Internet (1&1, gmx, web.de); represented clients such as Deutsche Telekom, Epson, HDI-Gerling, Total, Samsung and Xerox in various antitrust litigation; and structured and drafted agreements for exclusive or selective distribution for Dyson, Electronic Arts, Mettler Toledo and others.

He has published numerous articles on antitrust and merger control law, and contributed the dominance chapter in The Handbook of European Competition Law (edited by Mäger) and the technology transfer chapter in The Handbook of German and European Competition Law (edited by Lange), both in German. He is a frequent speaker on EU and German competition law. Markus Wirtz studied law and economics at the University of Bayreuth. He holds an LLM in European Law from the University of Nottingham School of Law, and was awarded a doctorate from the University of Bayreuth. Prior to his admission to the Bar he had worked as an intern, inter alia, for the German Monopolies Commission.

He receives accolades as a leading competition lawyer in a number of publications.

Markus Wirtz is a member of the Düsseldorf Bar, the German Competition Law Association and the International Bar Association.

WWL says: Markus Wirtz, a prominent figure in the country’s competition law space, impresses sources with his “sharp legal mind”.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Competition which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Germany - Competition

Dr Markus Wirtz is partner at Glade Michel Wirtz, a German law firm focusing exclusively on competition and corporate work.

Markus has advised companies in cartel investigations concerning industrial bags, industrial thread, insurance, chemicals, concrete pipes, mortar, steel, rail track technology, automatic doors, food packaging, meat, power transformers, sanitary fittings, sanitary wholesale, luxury cosmetics, drugstore goods, pet food, confectionery, flour, coffee, beer and pharmacies. He is experienced in internal audits and multiple leniency filings, and has a number of cases pending before the European Commission and the German Federal Cartel Office.

Markus has also conducted international merger control filings for CWS-boco, Danish Crown, Investor AB, Vivendi or United Internet; represented clients such as Deutsche Telekom, Epson, HDI-Gerling, Total, Samsung or Xerox in various antitrust litigation; and structured and drafted agreements for exclusive or selective distribution for Dyson, Electronic Arts, Mettler Toledo and others.

He has published numerous articles on antitrust and merger control law, co-authors the leading German commentary Immenga / Mestmäcker and contributes the chapter on dominance to The Handbook of European Competition Law (ed Mäger) in German and the chapter on technology transfer to The Handbook of German and European Competition Law (ed Lange) in German. He is a frequent speaker on EU and German competition law and a lecturer in law at Leuphana University.

Markus Wirtz studied law and economics at the University of Bayreuth. He holds an LLM in European law from the University of Nottingham school of law, and was awarded a doctorate from the University of Bayreuth. Prior to his admission to the bar he had worked as an intern, inter alia, for the German Monopolies Commission.

He receives accolades as a leading competition lawyer in a number of publications.

Markus Wirtz is a member of the Düsseldorf Bar, the German Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht and the International Bar Association.

WWL says: "Big name" Markus Wirtz is "a very bright lawyer who has built up a good practice" in the competition space.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Germany which can be purchased from our Shop.

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