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Dr. Peter Niggemann


Antitrust and competition | Industrials | Infrastructure | Investigations | Regulatory and compliance advisory |

He has noted expertise in merger controls and EU competition investigations.

Chambers Europe 2016

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About Dr. Peter Niggemann

Peter specialises in EU and German antitrust law and merger control, in particular international cartel cases, compliance systems and audits, international transactions and cartel damage claims.

He advises multinational companies and associations, with particular experience in the construction, aviation, retail, brewing, food manufacture and IT industries.

He speaks German and English.

Recent work

  • Advising Holcim Group during the EU investigation into the construction industry.
  • Advising Otto Group on its acquisition of the Quelle brand.
  • Advising Air Berlin on merger and antitrust matters.
  • Advising 3M on European merger and antitrust-related questions.
  • Advising AGC (Asahi Glass Company) on damage claims following the EU glass investigation.



  • Georgetown University, US (LLM)

Professional qualifications

  • Rechtsanwalt, Germany

Professional memberships

  • Member of the German-American Law Society

Additional responsibilities

  • Lecturer in antitrust law, negotiation training and rhetorical skills at the University of Cologne


  • Streinz, EUV/AEUV-Kommentar

  • Hasselbach/Nawroth/Rödding, Beck'sches Holding Handbuch

  • Wachter: Praxis des Handels- und Gesellschaftsrechts