- Autonomous driving
The automotive and mobility sector is facing complex challenges.
Trends such as e-mobility, autonomous driving, shared mobility and connectivity are building up great transformation pressure on the whole industry. Adding to this are increasing regulation in the areas of security and the environment, data protection, supply chain risks, licensing agreements, patent disputes and class actions.
We understand the issues concerning the industry and provide our clients with tailor-made solutions which enable them to master the challenges and to secure and expand their competitive advantages. Leading global and domestic OEMs and component suppliers trust our experts.
Our range of advice in the field of automotive and mobility includes:
- M&A, joint venture and supply agreements,
- Research, development and licensing agreements,
- Regulatory, licensing and patent issues,
- Reorganization and restructuring for distressed suppliers,
- Insourcing and outsourcing projects,
- Protection of intellectual property
- Defense against product liability claims,
- Distribution structures,
Oppenhoff has advised Next.e.GO Mobile SE on the conclusion of a testimonial agreement with soccer sensation Neymar Jr., who will become e.GO Mobile’s new global brand ambassador.
There is no alternative to sustainable management: The EU wants to achieve climate neutrality by 2050 with its "Green Deal". Sustainability initiatives are effective if they find the broadest possible acceptance in the respective industry. To achieve this, companies must work together and agree on uniform standards. This raises questions under antitrust law: How closely may competitors cooperate? When are the "red lines" crossed? Is it even permissible to forge a cartel for the good of the environment?