Oliver Geiss focuses his practice on competition law in the European Union and Germany.
He has represented companies in some of the largest EU cartel investigations both before the EU Commission and the European Courts, including the Air Freight, LCD Screen, Optical Disk Drives and Refrigeration Compressors, as well as in civil damage actions before national Courts. Oliver is at the forefront of developments and regularly publishes in this area.
Oliver also regularly advises clients on merger notifications of cross-border transactions with the European Commission, the German Federal Cartel Office and other competition authorities throughout Europe. Oliver has extensive experience in a variety of industry sectors including chemicals, energy, fast-moving consumer goods, pharmaceuticals and telecommunications. He frequently represents clients before the European Courts in Luxembourg and also advises clients on EU state aid law and competition law aspects of commercial agreements such as distribution agreements or joint buying or selling arrangements.