Prof. Dr. Stefan Thomas holds a chair in civil law, business law, competition law and insurance law at the Eberhard Karls-University Tübingen since 2009. He has received his academic degrees from Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz. Before his academic career he was an attorney at an international law firm in the antitrust practice-group until 2006. Prof. Thomas publishes regularly in the field of competition law and in related areas like energy-law. He is author of, inter alia, Unternehmensverantwortlichkeit und -umstrukturierung nach EG-Kartellrecht (“Successor liability in EC-Competition law”), C.H. Beck, 2005 and co-author of Kling/Thomas, Grundkurs Wettbewerbs- und Kartellrecht (“Competition and Antitrust Law”), C.H. Beck 2004 as well as of Kartellrecht (“Antitrust Law”), Verlag Vahlen 2007 (with Prof. Dr. Michael Kling).
Normative goals in merger control: Why merger control should not attempt to achieve “better” outcomes than competitionStefan Thomas, Competition enforcement: Is there a final frontier? Book chapter, Edward Elgar, February 2021