Dr Silke Möller

Partner | Competition | Lawyer since 2007

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Phone: +49 211 20052-130
Fax: +49 211 20052-100
Email: s.moeller(at)glademichelwirtz.com

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Katrin Marx

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Short Profile

Silke Möller is a member of the founding team of GLADE MICHEL WIRTZ and a partner in the Competition practice. She advises German and international clients on issues relating to German and European antitrust law. Her areas of expertise include national and international merger control including FDI proceedings, cartel proceedings of the European Commission and the German Federal Cartel Office as well as the advice of companies in developing, (re)structuring and implementing Compliance Management Systems.

Silke Möller studied law at the Universities of Münster and Barcelona. During her LL.M.-studies at King's College London she concentrated on European antitrust law and was awarded a doctorate from the University of Bonn with a comparative thesis on European and US-American antitrust law. She is a member of the Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht, the IBA's Antitrust Section, the ClaSF, and the German-American Lawyers’ Association. Silke Möller, a native German speaker, is also fluent in English and has basic knowledge in French and Spanish.

Chambers, The Legal500, Who's Who Legal, Best Lawyers, JUVE, the Wirtschaftswoche and further publications recommend Silke Möller as renowned expert for antitrust and compliance law. W@Competition has honoured Silke as one of the "40 in their 40s - Notable Women Competition Professionals in Europe, the Americas and Africa". In the select ranking "Women in Antitrust 2021" Global Competition Review recognises her as one of the leading antitrust experts worldwide. Silke is a lecturer at Westphalian University for Applied Sciences and a regular speaker at national and international conferences, e.g. of the Global Competition Review or the European Competition Lawyers’ Association.

She loves traveling, culinary discoveries, literature, modern art and the discourse about those topics.

 

EXPERIENCE AND MATTERS

Examples of Silke Möller's recent experience include:

  • Representation of various companies and PE investors in national and international merger control proceedings, incl. Arsenal Capital Group, Clearlake Capital Group, IDEX Corporation, Intermediate Capital Group, Investor AB, Ivanti, Martinrea International, PPC Partners, Spirax-Sarco, Torqx Capital Partners or Towerbrook Capital Partners
  • Defense in cartel proceedings of the European Commission and the German Federal Cartel Office (including the investigations "retail food packaging", "luxury cosmetics", "drugstore products", "meat and sausages", "confectionery", "mills" and "steel purchasing")
  • Development, structuring and implementation of compliance organisations for various clients including renowned manufacturers of branded goods from the consumer goods industry, a leading German exhibition company and a large German purchasing cooperative; establishment of a global dawn raid task force for a large steel distributor listed on the German stock exchange
  • Advising companies and purchasing cooperatives of the consumer goods, finance, healthcare, mechanical engineering and construction industries on co-operations in the areas of R&D, production, purchasing and distribution including innovative digital business concepts (B2B, B2C) such as the representation of Klöckner & Co. SE in the leading case of the Federal Cartel Office and other companies from the chemical, food and pharmaceutical industries on the compliant configuration of electronic trading platforms or X-Pay on the development of a uniform digital payment system of the German banks

Publications

  • Möller in: Frankfurt Commentary on Competition Law (sections 35, 38 and 39 Act Against Restraints of Competition; merger control), 102nd actualization, 2022
  • Möller in: Beck's Online Commentary on Competition Law, 1st edition 2021, Art 101 TFEU (Practice areas/Purchasing co-operations), 4th edition, 2022
  • Möller/Wirtz, Getting the Deal Through, Cartel Regulation, author of the chapter on German law, 2022
  • Möller/Wirtz, Getting the Deal Through, Vertical Agreements, author of the chapter on German law, 2021
  • Möller/Wirtz, Getting the Deal Through, Vertical Agreements, author of the chapter on German law, 2020
  • Möller/Wirtz, Getting the Deal Through, Vertical Agreements, author of the chapter on German law, 2019 
  • Möller/Wirtz, Getting the Deal Through, Vertical Agreements, author of the chapter on German law, 2018
  • Möller/Wirtz, Getting the Deal Through, Vertical Agreements, author of the chapter on German law, 2017
  • Möller/Wirtz, Getting the Deal Through, Vertical Agreements, author of the chapter on German law, 2016
  • Möller/Wirtz, Getting the Deal Through, Vertical Agreements, author of the chapter on German law, 2015
  • Möller/Wirtz, Getting the Deal Through, Vertical Agreements, author of the chapter on German law, 2014
  • Möller/Wirtz, Getting the Deal Through, Vertical Agreements, author of the chapter on German law, 2013
  • Wirtz/Möller/Eden, Leniency Regimes, The European Lawyer Reference, author of the chapter on German law, 4th edition 2012
  • Möller/Wirtz, Getting the Deal Through, Vertical Agreements, author of the chapter on German law, 2012
  • Möller/Wirtz, Getting the Deal Through, Vertical Agreements, author of the chapter on German law, 2011
  • Wirtz/Möller, E.ON: Commitment Decision – Gas Foreclosure, Journal of European Competition Law & Practice 2010, 418 ff.
  • Möller/Wirtz, Getting the Deal Through, Vertical Agreements, author of the chapter on German law, 2010
  • Möller/Wirtz, Getting the Deal Through, Vertical Agreements, author of the chapter on German law, 2009
  • Möller, The Notion of the Consumer and Consumer Welfare in European and US-American Antitrust Law, PhD thesis, Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, Schriftenreihe Wirtschaftsrecht und Wirtschaftspolitik, 2008
  • Wirtz/Möller, Getting the Deal Through, Vertical Agreements, author of the chapter on German law, 2008
  • Wirtz/Möller, The Discussion Paper of the European Commission on Art 102 TFEU, WuW 2006, 226 ff.
  • Wirtz/Möller, The Tetra Laval Judgement of the ECJ, EWS 2005, 146 ff.