Competition & Antitrust ia

Competition law intends to ensure that markets function efficiently. This interest is safeguarded by a complex set of rules both at national and at EU level. We help you to successfully navigate these rules and to self-assess whether your interactions with competitors, customers, and suppliers complies with them. We also assist in obtaining clearance by competition authorities under the merger control rules, and represent you in investigations carried out by competition authorities and in proceedings before EU and national courts, including in follow-on damages cases.

We deliver clarity

  • Merger notifications at national and EU level, including coordination of multi-jurisdictional merger filings
  • Competition proceedings before national and EU competition authorities and before courts
  • Inspections by competition authorities ("dawn raids")
  • Strategic and contractual advice on antitrust compliance, e.g. distribution and pricing strategies, cooperation agreements, issues concerning information exchange
  • Preparation and implementation of compliance programs
  • Private enforcement proceedings

"The team is very responsive and supportive."
(Chambers Europe, 2020)

"Practical and strategic approach. Excellent drafting skills with regard to structure and understanding of wording."
(The Legal 500, 2020)

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