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Moritz Am Ende
Competition and Antitrust Law, Energy Law, European and State Aid Law
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Moritz Am Ende is a German attorney (admitted to the bar in Frankfurt am Main) and enrolled in the list of established European attorneys of the Vienna bar. He advises clients on all aspects of Austrian and EU competition law, including State aid law, as well as general EU and EEA law.
Prior to starting his career as an attorney, Moritz headed the cabinet of the President of the EFTA Court, Prof. Carl Baudenbacher (2007 to 2012). His responsibilities included counselling the President with regard to the Court’s cases and drafting judgments under the President’s direction, amongst them a number of cases on State aid as well as the widely reported Norway Post case (on abuse of dominance through exclusive distribution agreements). At the same time, he was also head of the organizing committee of the St.Gallen International Competition Law Forum (St.Gallen ICF) and chief editorial director of the European Law Reporter (ELR). Before joining Prof. Baudenbacher in Luxembourg, he worked as one of his research assistants at University of St.Gallen HSG’s Institute for European and International Business Law. He has published on a wide range of issues of European economic and business law; inter alia, he is a co-author of the Munich Commentary on European and German Competition Law. He continues to contribute to the ELR as editorial director for State aid law. In the two years prior to joining Starlinger Mayer attorneys-at-law, Moritz finished his training as an attorney working as a Rechtsreferendar at, amongst others, Latham & Watkins LLP in Brussels and Fiebinger Polak Leon attorneys-at-law, Vienna.
Moritz studied law in Konstanz (Germany) and Aix-en-Provence (France). Since his student days, he has been an enthusiastic member of ELSA, the European Law Students’ Association. Today, he is President of the ELSA Lawyers Society (ELS), ELSA’s international alumni association.
Bar Association Frankfurt am Main, Bar Association Vienna, Study Association Antitrust Law, ELS, EAD
Schima Mayer Starlinger Rechtsanwälte GmbH is known for handling national, EU, and multi-jurisdictional high-profile cases, including immunity applications, on-site inspections, and complex merger filings. Key industries include the automotive, tourism, healthcare, media, and aerospace sectors. Most notably, the team advises on competition law and state aid aspects of multiple green energy projects. Practice head Christian Mayer is reputed for handling landmark competition cases and time-critical merger control matters. Moritz Am Ende is another key contact, who advises clients on FDI, state aid and EU-related regulatory issues.