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bpv Hügel Rechtsanwälte GmbH, MMag Dr Astrid Ablasser-Neuhuber, Vienna, AUSTRIA

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MMag Dr Astrid Ablasser-Neuhuber

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bpv Hügel Rechtsanwälte GmbH

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Head of competition law department


Head of competition law department; national and European antitrust and merger control law, representing national and international clients in antitrust and merger cases before the Austrian and European competition authorities as well as in proceedings before the European Courts


1995 European Commission (Directorate General for Competition, stage in the Merger Task Force) 1998 court practice at the Cartel Court (Legal Assistant to the President) 1998 internship with Linklaters & Alliance (London) 1998–2002 associate with Haarmann Hemmelrath Hügel (Vienna) since 2002 associated partner with bpv Hügel since 2004 partner, head of competition law department


German, English, French, Italian, Spanish


Board member of the Austrian Federation for the Protection of Intellectual Property (ÖV), Vice-President of the Competition Law Commission of the UIA, member of Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht (for 6 years on the Board), member of the International Bar Association, the Vienna Bar Association and the International League of Competition Law (LIDC)


University of Salzburg (1993 Mag. iur., 1997 Dr. iur.), University of Salzburg: Master in Journalism and French (1997 Mag. phil.)


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Astrid Ablasser-Neuhuber - bpv Hügel Rechtsanwälte GmbH

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bpv Hügel Rechtsanwälte GmbH’s ‘knowledgeable and professional’ team provides an ‘excellent service level’ to a broad blue-chip client base when handling merger control, antitrust and international cartel defence work. ‘Top antitrust expertAstrid Ablasser-Neuhuber, who ‘radiates trust and is very easy to work with’, and the Brussels-based Gerhard Fussenegger represented RWA Raiffeisen Ware Austria in a merger control proceeding, while also assisting Imerys with a range of antitrust and merger control issues. Other key members include antitrust litigation head Florian Neumayr and EU law team head Christian Schneider.

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This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to merger control laws and regulations that may occur in Austria . It will cover jurisdictional thresholds, the substantive test, process, remedies, penalties, appeals as well as the author's view on planned future reforms of the merger control regime. This Q&A is part of the global guide to Merger Control. [Continue Reading]

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