• "Pan-Swiss team operating in Zürich, Geneva, Lugano and Zug."

     

    Chambers Europe 2016

  • "Bär & Karrer has an impressive track record for competition work."

     

    Legal 500 2013

  • "Noted for its strong merger control practice."

     

    Chambers Europe 2012

  • "Really a brilliant firm."

     

    Chambers Europe 2018

  • "Excellent team."

     

    Legal 500 2017

  • "Strong team providing comprehensive assistance to major clients on all antitrust matters."

     

    Chambers Europe 2015

  • "Particularly strong in investigations and the representation of clients before the Swiss Competition Commission."

     

    Chambers Europe 2016

  • "Well-respected competition and antitrust practice."

     

    Chambers Europe 2017

  • "They play a leading role."

     

    Chambers Europe 2018

 

 

 

Competition Law / Antitrust

 

We assist clients with investigations by the Swiss Competition Commission in connection with cartels, vertical and horizontal cooperation as well as the abuse of a dominant position. In addition, we represent clients in merger control filings with the Swiss Competition Commission and coordinate multijurisdictional merger control filings.

 

We also advise our clients on antitrust compliance programs and on their day-to-day business on issues such as distribution practices, co-operation agreements, intellectual property licensing, and pricing and marketing policies.

 

  • Merger control filings
  • Multijurisdictional merger control
  • Investigations of the Swiss Competition Commission
  • Assistance in dawn raids
  • Distribution and licensing
  • Practices of dominant undertakings
  • Compliance programs
  • Internal investigations and audits

 

 

 

 

 

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Deals & Cases

13.12.2019
Bär & Karrer Advises Capvis on Purchase of Tertianum Group from Swiss Prime Site more »
06.12.2019
Bär & Karrer Advises MET Group on the Sale of a 20% Stake in MET more »
28.11.2019
Bär & Karrer Advised Jacobs Holding on the Placement of Barry Callebaut Shares more »
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Publications

Cartels & Leniency: Switzerland
Reinert Mani,

ICLG - International Comparative Legal Guides 2020

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Competition Law
Reinert Mani,

Switzerland Business & Investment Handbook, Economy - Law - Taxation - Real Estate - Residence - Facts & Figures, 4th Revised Edition, p. 191-210

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Trust in Arbitration: Die neue ICC-Schiedsklausel für Truststreitigkeiten
Wüstemann Tina,

ICC Germany-Magazin, Achte Ausgabe, 2019, S. 64-65

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Speaking Engagements

Der Beweis im Kartellrecht
Muskens Louis Frédéric,

ZAV Wettbewerbsgruppe, 29. August 2019, Zürich

Die Rechtfertigung von Abreden gestützt auf Art. 5 Abs. 2 KG - Rechtliche Grundlagen
Reinert Mani,

Universität Bern, 29. Juni 2018

Verhaltensauflagen bei einvernehmlichen Regelungen
Reinert Mani,

Universität Bern, 9. Juni 2017

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