Dr. Andreas Boos is a partner of the law firm BUNTSCHECK Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH.
Since 15 years Andreas is specialized in all aspects of German and European antitrust and competition law and is acknowledged as a leading expert in competition law in Germany by directories such as Who‘s Who Legal and Wirtschaftswoche. He regularly defends clients in cartel investigations of the German Federal Cartel Office and European Commission and represents his clients before the German and European courts. In the context of antitrust damages cases Andreas has extensive expertise on both, the defendant’s and plaintiff’s side. Andreas also regularly advises clients in relation to merger control cases including complex private equity structures and joint ventures. Another focus of his practice includes distribution law (comprising selective distribution systems, online trade and refusal to supply actions) as well as abuse proceedings and general antitrust compliance issues.
Andreas is a member of the German Competition Law Association (Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht), the Competition Law Forum Munich (Kartellrechtsforum München e. V.) and the American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law. He is the author of numerous publications in the field of competition law and regularly serves as guest lecturer at Columbia University in New York.
Andreas has professional proficiency in the languages of German and English.
Andreas studied Law at the University of Freiburg where he also obtained his doctorate degree (Dr. jur.) in competition law. He gathered practical experience in various international law firms in Duesseldorf, Stuttgart, Brussels, London and New York. 2004-2006 McDermott Will & Emery (Munich). 2006 to 20011 SJ Berwin LLP (Munich and London). 2010-2018 part of the team founding the Antitrust & Competition practice of Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy LLP (Munich). Since 2018, partner at BUNTSCHECK.
Does the EU investigation into Google Shopping represent a new era of dominance scrutiny?, in:
Leading Internet Case Law, 2017, 2-5 (together with Moritz Lichtenegger)
Germany - The Merger Control Regime
7th Edition 2017 (together with Alexander Rinne)
Rezension zu Kersting/Podszun: Die 9. GWBNovelle: Kartellschadensersatz – Digitale Ökonomie – Fusionskontrolle – Bußgeldrecht – Verbraucherschutz, in:
WuW 2017, 443-444
Schadensersatz wegen Kartellrechtsverstößen – Ein Überblick aus der Praxis, in:
Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsstrafrecht und Haftung im Unternehmen 2016, 145-155 (together with Tatjana Mühlbach)
Entdeckung eines Kartellrechtsverstoßes – Was tun?, in:
Handelsblatt 2015 (together with Alexander Rinne)
EU Parliament passes motion on unbundling search engines, in:
ecommerce law & policy, Volume: 16 Issue: 12 (December 2014)
Handbuch der EU-Gruppenfreistellungsverordnung, 2. Aufl., 2012 (together with Alexander Rinne)
The application of the German and UK de minimis regimes in theory and in practice—a comparative analysis, in:
European Competition Law Review Issue 2010, 231-238 (together with Gordon Christian and Thorsten Pries)
Taktik in Kartellverfahren – Bedeutende Weichenstellungen für den Verfahrensverlauf, in:
Deutscher Anwaltsspiegel 2009, 8-10 (together with Alexander Rinne)
Anmeldeverfahren bei einer Unternehmenstransaktion, in:
Jura, Staufenbiel 2007/2008, 34
Die Entscheidung „HABET/Lekkerland“ des Bundesgerichtshofs, in:
ZWeR 2004, 431-454 (together with Oliver Steffens)
Die Freien Berufe und das kartellrechtliche Empfehlungsverbot,
Duncker & Humblot 2003