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Clemens Kerle

Associate Oslo

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Legal advice in EU/EEA-law, with particular focus on state aid and competition law

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United States withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal may cause trouble for Norwegian companies

On 8 May 2018, President Trump announced that the United States will be withdrawing from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“JCPOA”), also known as the Iran nuclear deal. The announcement came ahead of a May 12 deadline for the renewal of a key sanctions waiver.

How exposed is your company to Brexit?

The clock is ticking. There is only a little more than one and a half years left until the UK will leave the EU. So far negotiations have not yielded more certainty about the future relationship between the UK and the EU, let alone that of Norway and the EU.

8 things you should know about Brexit and Norwegian fisheries

Fisheries are one of the most important economic sectors in Norway. While in contrast the sector only has marginal economic significance in the UK, “taking back control of UK waters” is politically a charged topic in the UK. Brexit will affect the economic interaction between Norway, the UK and the EU in catching, managing, raising and selling fish in a number of ways.

Commission proposal on Euro clearing – the first of many regulatory changes due to Brexit?

Almost a year after the Brexit referendum, but less than two years before the UK’s anticipated exit from the EU on 29 March 2019, on June 13th the Commission unveiled its first substantial legislative proposal intended to prepare the Union for the UK’s withdrawal.

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Clemens works in Kluge's public sector practice group. He has over 10 years working experience in EU/EEA law, in particular in competition and state aid law, as well as in financial sector regulation. Clemens worked more than eight years in the European Commission's competition department, focusing in particular on state aid and merger control. He also worked on state aid cases in ESA.

Clemens' academic background comprises a master in law and doctorate degree in European law from the university of Innsbruck, and a LLM from the university of Toronto.