Areas of Expertise
Competition and Antitrust Law
We advise on the whole range of Russian, German, Cypriot and EU competition law issues and devise innovative and successful legal solutions to the problems that our diverse client base presents. We work on matters including mergers, joint ventures, licensing and distribution, litigation, parallel importation problems and public procurement.
Our open working practices mean we form strong relationships with you and your in-house legal team, so we become trusted advisers and can provide the innovative solutions you need.
Our joined-up approach means that you can access specialist advice on all competition, regulatory and trade issues, and feel assured that you are receiving top quality guidance from commercially minded experts.
Our expertise in this field includes, among others:
Investigations by Swiss and EU competition authorities (Antitrust & Abuse of Dominant Position; including support in case of dawn raids)
Civil and administrative litigation related to competition law before state courts in Switzerland and the EU as well as arbitration tribunals
merger notifications and coordination of multinational and local merger control filings;
in-house investigations regarding incidents in connection with competition laws and other compliance issues;
analysis of various distribution and other commercial agreements (inter alia, distribution agreements, agency and franchising agreements);
competition law related questions in the e-commerce sector (online shopping etc.); and
legal advice in other regulatory areas (anti money-laundering, data protection, marketing of products and services, environmental protection etc.).