Martin's clients praise his practical, hands-on approach and universal knowledge of Austrian and EU competition law. He heads our Competition, EU & Trade, Compliance and Insurance groups in CEE. Martin is a recognised and experienced leader in antitrust investigations, penalty procedures and settlements, abuse of dominance and contractual competition restraints and also well known for the handling of multinational, cross-border merger filings throughout CEE.
Martin has been guiding clients through their competition and antitrust challenges in Europe and Austria for over two decades. His experience means he can expertly analyse your competition issues, defend you against penalty proceedings before the Courts, and even work with you to build robust and tailor-made competition compliance programmes. His reputation as a recognised specialist has led to his appointment as an auditor for the Austrian Standards institute.
|Since 2004||Partner, Taylor Wessing e|n|w|c|
|2001 – 2004||Attorney, Taylor Wessing e|n|w|c|
|1996 – 2000||Associate, Taylor Wessing e|n|w|c|
|1994 – 1995||Judicial clerkship year, Higher Regional Court of Vienna|
|2001||Admitted to the bar, Austria|
|1995 – 1996||Studies in European Business Law (LL.M.), Amsterdam, Netherlands|
|1989 – 1994||Legal studies, University of Vienna|
"EU-Whistleblower-Richtlinie kompakt – Basics für Ihre Umsetzung", published by Austrian Standards, 2020
"Praxisleitfaden Kartellrechts-Compliance – 119 Fragen und Antworten", published by LexisNexis, 2017
He regularly publishes articles on different aspects of antitrust and merger control law as well as compliance.
Vienna Bar Association
International Bar Association
Antitrust Lawyers Association, 'Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht'
Austrian Compliance Officer Association
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