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Bär & Karrer Ltd

Competition/Antitrust

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What the team is known for

Profound expertise assisting clients with complex investigations into allegations of bid rigging and price fixing. Also handles contentious competition mandates and damages claims following investigations. Assists financial services, automotive and energy companies with the antitrust aspects of M&A transactions. Its pan-Swiss team operates across Zürich, Geneva, Lugano and Zug.

Strengths

The team attracts praise for its "very thoughtful and tailored advice."

Clients further highlight that the lawyers are "extremely calm in stressful situations."

Work highlights

Advised Blackstone on the merger control clearance of its acquisition of CRH's distribution business.

Notable practitioners

The "brilliant" Mani Reinert has a wealth of experience in price-fixing investigations and cross-border merger control procedures. Clients praise his pragmatism, with one saying: "He takes a practical approach to things."

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Overview

At Bär & Karrer, we help our clients successfully navigate the rapidly evolving, ever changing world of competition law. Our team has extensive experience in dealing with cartel investigations, dawn raids, merger control proceedings, civil litigation and the design and adoption of compliance programmes in all industries. Bär & Karrer is well regarded by authorities and courts. We understand the workings of your industry and can translate legal requirements into practical and feasible solutions.

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

Members

Hoch, Mariel

Reinert, Mani

Schott, Markus

Wang, Markus

Watter, Rolf

Competition/Antitrust

Bär & Karrer Ltd

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Location

Brandschenkestrasse 90

Zürich

Zurich

Switzerland

CH-8027

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Switzerland

Competition/Antitrust


Mani Reinert
Band 1