Lutz M. Becker, LL.M. (Duke)
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Lutz M. Becker is head of the Competition and Energy Law group of Corinius. He specializes in all kinds of energy matters including regulatory affairs as well as German and European competition law.
His advisory activities include the implementation and modification of energy supply agreements, the enforcement of access to energy networks as well as cooperation agreements and mergers.
He represents national and international clients and trade associations of various industries (Building, Chemicals, Energy, Engineering and Machinery, Infrastructure, Logistics and Real Estate) in negotiations and proceedings before the competent authorities and courts.
Activity emphasis is laid upon the accompaniment during negotiations and drafts of contracts and preventive measures such as the conception and implementation of Compliance-programs including intern workshops and audits. Another focus is the enforcement of or defense from antitrust-(civil)-law compensation claims.
Since 2008Partner at Corinius LLP, Hamburg (formerly HRE 2004 - 2008)
2004 - 2008Partner at Hilbrandt Rückert Ebbinghaus
2001 - 2004Associate at White& Case LLP (Frankfurt a.M. and Hamburg)
1999 - 2001Attorney at Wilkinson Barker Knauer (Washington D.C./Frankfurt a. M.)
1999Admission to the bar
1997 - 1999Legal clerkship at the Hanseatic Court of Appeals
1996Master of Laws, Duke University, USA
1994 - 1995Assistant to Prof. Dr. Ulrich Immenga
1989 - 1994Academic studies of law at the University of Göttingen
“Beurteilung von Prognoseentscheidungen aus Beteiligtensicht” (“Evaluation of forecasts viewed by the parties involved”) published in: Patente, Prognosen, Kooperationen: Aktuelle Fragen der Kartellrechtsanwendung (Nomos-Schriftenreihe), 2008
“Die Einflussnahmemöglichkeiten Dritter in der deutschen Fusionskontrolle” (“Third Party involvement under German merger control”), published in: Europäisches Wettbewerbsrecht nach der Reform (Nomos-Schriftenreihe), 2006
“Entgeltregulierung im TKG unter besonderer Berücksichtigung kartellrechtlicher Preiskontrollinstrumentarien” (“Regulation of Remuneration according to the Telecom Act, particularly under consideration of instruments of antitrust price control”), published in: K&R 1999, p.112 – 123
Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht e.V. (German academic antitrust law society)
Hamburger Kartellrechtskolloquium (Hamburg Antitrust Forum)