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Christian Ritz is partner in the Antitrust, Investigations & Compliance team at Hogan Lovells in Munich. His practice focuses on large scale cartel investigations, antitrust compliance, competition litigation as well as merger control advice. Christian advises clients from different industry sectors with a specific focus on competition related challenges in digital markets, the automotive and mobility sector, the medical devices and pharmaceutical industry as well as with financial institutions. Christian’s work has been recognized by Global Competition Review’s Who’s Who Legal which has named him in 2018 and 2019 as "Future Leader Competition". He has also been recognized as "Rising Star" Competition and Antitrust Germany by ExpertGuides 2018. Christian undertook his legal education at the University of Bonn and the Paris-Sud University, France. He obtained a Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) from the University of Sydney, Australia. Christian speaks and publishes regularly on antitrust and competition law matters with a specific focus on cartel investigations and antitrust compliance in digital markets.
Algorithms in the Spotlight of Antitrust AuthoritiesChristian Ritz, Eric Paroche, Victor Levy, Myrto Tagara and Alexandra Bray, Hogan Lovells Blog, Focus on Regulation, November 18th 2019
Prima Facie Evidence in Cartel Damages Litigation - Landmark Decision by the German Federal Court of Justice in the Rail Cartel CaseChristian Ritz, Carolin Marx, and Manuel Bogenreuther, Journal of European Competition Law & Practice, 2019, Vol. 10, No. 8
Nominee, 2020 Antitrust Writing Awards: Business, Concerted Practices
Nominee, 2020 Antitrust Writing Awards: Academic, Private Enforcement
Nominee, 2019 Antitrust Writing Awards: Business, Mergers