• "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

  • "Excellent team."

     

    Legal 500 2017

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

     

    Chambers Europe 2015

  • "Really a brilliant firm."

     

    Chambers Europe 2018

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

     

    Chambers Europe 2016

  • "Noted for its strong merger control practice."

     

    Chambers Europe 2012

  • "They play a leading role."

     

    Chambers Europe 2018

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

     

    Legal 500 2013

 

 

 

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

06.04.2018
Bär & Karrer Advises Allianz Suisse on the Acquisition of DAS Switzerland more »
21.03.2018
Bär & Karrer Advised Axcel on the Acquisition of Invima more »
16.03.2018
Bär & Karrer Advises XO Holding on Sale of Priora to Eiffage Construction more »
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Publications

Das Gaba-Urteil des Bundesgerichts – Eine kritische Analyse
Reinert Mani,

9. Tagung zum Wettbewerbsrecht / Bern 2018 (Institut für Recht und Wirtschaft - Rechtswissenschaftliche Fakultät Universität Freiburg)

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Das Gaba-Urteil des Bundesgerichts: Kritik und künftige Anwendung
Reinert Mani,

Zeitschrift für Schweizerisches Recht (zsr) / Band 137 (2018) I / Heft 1

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Swiss Federal Administrative Court: Mere Adherence to Recommended Resale Prices does not Constitute Resale Price Maintenance
Reinert Mani,

Bär & Karrer Briefing January 2018

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Speaking Engagements

Pools and co-insurance under Swiss competition law
Reinert Mani,

Pools and co-insurance under Swiss competition law, at the auditorium of SCOR, General Guisan-Quai 26, 8002 Zurich, Association Internationale de Droit des Assurances Swiss Chapter, 11 November 2013, Zurich

Il “Financial Fair-Play” della UEFA
Bernasconi Michele,

Il “Financial Fair-Play” della UEFA, I controlli finanziari sulle società sportive (Organizer: CONI & Studio legale tributario Coccia De Angelis Pardo & Associati), 30 November 2012, Roma

Verhaltensprüfung ohne Abrede oder Marktbeherrschung Lösung
Reinert Mani,

Verhaltensprüfung ohne Abrede oder Marktbeherrschung Lösung der Must-in-Stock-Problematik oder erster Schritt in Richtung Planwirtschaft?, 1st Debating Competition Dinner (Organizer: ZHAW School of Management and Law), 19 June 2012, Zürich

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