As COP22 negotiations are approaching, we are delighted to host Dr Johannes Lübking, Head of Unit, B1 COMP, for a Competition Trade Task Force Briefing on the Antitrust in the Energy Sector to help build COP21 objectives!
Dr. Johannes Lübking is head of the unit in charge of all antirust matters in the field of energy and environment in the European Commission’s Competition Directorate-General. He is managing a number of cases dealing with competition issues in the fields of electricity and is also involved in DG COMP's contribution to the Energy Union.
Before joining his current unit in January 2015, Mr Lübking headed the Merger Case Support and Policy unit. In this capacity, he was in charge of coordination of all the Commission's merger cases, merger policy issues and international merger policy. Before being responsible for merger case support and policy, he headed the unit in charge of providing support to all antitrust and merger cases and the unit responsible for merger control in the Task Force Financial Crisis. He led the investigation in numerous merger cases in particular in the fields of banking and insurance, pharmaceuticals, raw materials and in the ICT sectors.
Further to his time with the European Commission, which he joined in 2001, Mr. Lübking worked for several years as an attorney-at-law in the Frankfurt office of the law firm White & Case. He started his professional career as internal council in the legal department of Deutsche Bank.
Mr. Lübking holds a doctorate of the University of Göttingen/Germany and an LL.M of the European University Institute in Florence/Italy in International and European Law. He graduated in law at the University of Göttingen and passed his bar exam in Berlin.