KristinaMusic

Associate

Bruxelles + 32.2.645.15.51

Kristina Music's practice focuses on German and EU antitrust and competition law matters. She also advises national and international companies on EU State aid law matters, EU foreign subsidies control, and foreign direct investment regimes.

Kristina has extensive experience in guiding clients through a broad range of antitrust issues, including in the context of multijurisdictional merger control filings, cartel and abuse of dominance investigations, and international compliance matters. She has been involved in several cross-border merger control proceedings before the European Commission and national competition authorities. Kristina has also worked on civil litigation proceedings before German courts related to the national enforcement of EU state aid rules.

The clients Kristina serves include companies in the IT, aviation, rail, plastics, paper, consumer goods, and health care sectors.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Kristina worked in the Hamburg and Brussels offices of an international law firm and at the Federal Cartel Office (Bundeskartellamt) in Bonn, Germany.

Kristina is a member of the German Antitrust Lawyers Association (Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht e.V.), and the German Foreign Investment Association (Forum Investitionsprüfung e.V.).

Esperienze

  • Korean Air obtains EU antitrust approval of acquisition of Asiana AirlinesJones Day advised Korean Air Lines Co., Ltd in securing EU merger control clearance following the European Commission's in-depth investigation of its landmark acquisition of Asiana Airlines, Inc., bringing together the two largest airlines in South Korea.
  • RWE secures European Commission's approval of €2.6 billion in State aidJones Day advised RWE Power AG ("RWE") in securing the European Commission's approval of a €2.6 billion German support measure in favor of RWE as compatible with EU State aid rules, following an in-depth investigation.
  • LyondellBasell acquires Mepol GroupJones Day advised LyondellBasell in the acquisition of Mepol Group, a manufacturer of recycled, high-performing technical compounds located in Italy and Poland, consisting of Mepol S.r.l. and its subsidiaries Polar S.r.l. and Industrial Technology Investments Poland Sp.z.o.o.
  • TotalEnergies' affiliate Cray Valley sells three product lines to Pacific Avenue Capital PartnersJones Day is advising Total Energies on its sale of three product lines to Pacific Avenue Capital Partners (Wingtack®, PolyBD® and Dymalink®) developed by Cray Valley, its resin production and sales affiliate.
  • Findos Investor sells Rhenoflex GmbH to Coats GroupJones Day advised Findos Investor GmbH in the €115 million sale of Rhenoflex GmbH, one of the leading global manufacturers of sustainable structural material solutions for the footwear industry, to Coats Group plc.
  • Valmet completes statutory merger with NelesJones Day served as global merger control and foreign direct investment counsel to Valmet Oyj (excluding Finland) in its statutory merger with Neles Corporation.
  • Altre Pubblicazioni

    • December 13, 2022
      The German Federal Court of Justice Rejects a Follow-On Damages Claim but Extends the Factual Presumption that Cartel Effects Harm Truck Buyers Further Down the Supply Chain (Trucks Cartel II)