Harald Kahlenberg

Harald Kahlenberg
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Who's Who Legal Competition: Lawyers

Dr Harald Kahlenberg is a partner in CMS Hasche Sigle’s Stuttgart office. He is 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 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.

The CMS competition practice group headed by Harald is one of the largest competition groups in the world. Its more than 170 members are based in 45 cities, including Aberdeen, Amsterdam, Antwerp, Barcelona, Beijing, Belgrade, Berlin, Bogota, Bratislava, Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Edinburgh, Frankfurt, Geneva, Glasgow, Hamburg, Istanbul, Kiev, Lima, Lisbon, Ljubljana, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, Munich, Paris, Podgorica, Prague, Rome, Santiago de Chile, Sarajevo, Shanghai, Sofia, Stuttgart, Tirana, Utrecht, Vienna, Warsaw, Zagreb and Zurich. The CMS organisation has over 4,500 lawyers and tax consultants in 74 offices in 39 countries worldwide.

WWL says: Harald Kahlenberg is regularly seen on major mandates, advising high-profile clients involved in sophisticated mergers.

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