About René Grafunder

René Grafunder is a partner in Dentons’ Frankfurt office and co-head of the competition and antitrust group in Germany. He advises clients on EU and German competition matters, including merger control, state aid, compliance and distribution issues. René has substantial experience with cartel, abuse and merger control proceedings before authorities and courts. He also focuses on advising clients along the retail chain on topics such as price communication, selective distribution, agency and online sales. René, who holds an LLM from Bruges, is a lecturer of DeutscheAnwaltAkademie and a regular speaker at competition law events. He regularly publishes on EU/German competition matters, including retail price maintenance, leniency regimes, gun-jumping and cartel settlements.


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