Bernt Elsner leads the Austrian team for EU competition law, public procurement law and public law. He is head of the global CMS practice group public procurement and a member of the managing team of the global CMS practice group, competition and EU. Bernt studied law at the University of Vienna and business administration at the Economic University of Vienna. He was a law clerk at the Austrian Constitutional Court and has over 20 years of experience as an attorney in Vienna and Brussels. Bernt has authored numerous books and articles. He is a well-known expert with specific experience on cross-border merger control matters, anticompetitive behaviour in tender procedures, antitrust damage and antitrust compliance.