Harald Kahlenberg is a "senior guy in the market" who is "seen often" on big cases in the competition arena.
Dr Harald Kahlenberg is a partner in CMS Hasche Sigle’s Stuttgart office. He was head of the CMS worldwide competition practice group and chair of the antitrust and competition practice group of the World Law Group (WLG). His practice focuses on EU and German competition law with special emphasis on merger control and cartel investigations. For more than 28 years, he has been representing German and international clients before the German Federal Cartel Office, the European Commission and German courts in a large number of merger notifications and competition law cases, and has obtained clearances on a wide range of transactions. He has vast experience in coordinating complex multi-jurisdictional merger filings for international transactions in more than 40 jurisdictions worldwide. He advises clients on cartel damage claims and implementing competition compliance programmes. Recent mandates have focused on sectors such as machine tools, engineering, steel and scrap, drugstore chains, timber, print and new media, and distribution.
Harald is a sought-after speaker at national and international conferences. He is listed as a leading lawyer in competition law in all of the major directories.
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