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Heinrich Kuehnert

Heinrich Kuehnert

Partner

Expertise

  • Anti-Trust (Competition Law, Merger Control)
  • Telecom and Energy Law

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

DORDA
Austria

WSG Leadership

Antitrust Group
Member
WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group
Member
Profile
Heinrich Kühnert is partner and heads DORDA's antitrust and regulatory practice group.

Heinrich advises domestic and international clients on all aspects of Austrian and European competition law (merger control, antitrust, abuse and state aid). He has broad experience in a large number of industries, including energy, transport, telecom, media, healthcare, mechanical engineering as well as retail. In addition to his advisory work, Heinrich publishes regularly on competition law topics.

Education

- University of Vienna, Dr iur (2004)
- University of Oxford, MJur (2004)
- University of Fribourg in Switzerland
Areas of Practice

Anti-Trust (Competition Law, Merger Control) | Telecom and Energy Law

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

- We advised Miba regarding the foundation of a joint venture with Zollern
- We advised JELD-WEN regarding its acquisition of DOMOFERM Group and coordinated merger control filings in several jurisdictions
- We advised bauMax on all competition and control-law aspects regarding the the sale of bauMax' entire business throughout Europe
- We advised Dyson Austria in relation to its new pan-European selective-distribution system


Professional Associations

- "He is an excellent lawyer and very up to date on new topics" (Chambers Europe, 2019)


Professional Activities and Experience

- Partner in a leading Austrian competition practice group
- Principal associate in the antitrust, competition and trade group of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Articles

Here you can find a list of the latest publications of Heinrich Kuehnert:
- Kühnert, H., Böhler, P., "Sales Restrictions in a Production Joint Venture: Return of the Formal Approach", [2018] CoRe 36
- Kühnert, H., "Joint Guidance on Transaction-Value Thresholds", [2018] CoRe 216.
- Kühnert, H., Böhler, P., Polster, S., "A Tale of Delegation and Power: ACER and the Dichotomy of the Non-Delegation Doctrine and the Creation of a Genuine Internal Market in Electricity", [2017] CoRe 47.
- Kühnert, H., Böhler, P., "A Tale of Delegation and Power: ACER and the Dichotomy of the Non-Delegation Doctrine and the Creation of a Genuine Internal Market in Electricity", European Competition and Regulatory Law Review, Jahrgang 1 (2017), Ausgabe 1
- Kartellrecht und Compliance, in: Hartung/Regula/Schaeuffelen, Rechtsfragen in der Automobil- und Zulieferindustrie, Frankfurt, 2015 (mit Florian Neumayr and Valentina Schaumburger)
- The Gordian knot of access to file: legislation will have to resolve it, Global Competition Litigation Review 2014, 185 (with Florian Neumayr and Valentina Schaumburger)


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