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Szecskay Attorneys at Law

Competition/Antitrust

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What the team is known for

Solid competition practice, particularly active in merger control mandates. Represents clients in cartel and abuse of dominance investigations, as well as in appeals against decisions by the HCA and in follow-on damages proceedings. Client roster includes companies from the telecommunications and pharmaceutical sectors. Often active in mandates relating to public procurement.

Strengths

A client appreciates that the team "knows our business and our industry very well, which is an important prerequisite to give ad hoc and valuable competition law advice."

Work highlights

Assisted DIGI Communications with obtaining clearance from the HCA for its acquisition of Invitel.

Notable practitioners

Anikó Keller frequently advises clients on obtaining merger clearance, as well as assisting with the competition compliance of distribution agreements. She also represents clients in cartel investigations and appeals against HCA decisions. Interviewees highlight her work on consumer protection mandates and her "proactive" approach.

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Overview

The firm has significant experience in competition and antitrust law matters and merger control pro­cedures, in terms of both advising and representing clients before the Hungarian competition authority. The firm is recognised for its expertise and practice in competition and antitrust law, primarily with respect to FMCG, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, energy, alcohol and the automotive industry. One of the firm’s key strengths is advis­ing clients on how to put in place compliance and risk-management procedures in order to minimise exposure while maximising commercial flexibility for the client’s business.

Members

Keller, Anikó (Head of Department)

Budai, Judit

Faludi Jr., Gábor

Grósz, Katalin

Kerpel, Dávid

MacMahon Baldwin, Sam

Molnár Sz., Bence

Vajda, János

Clients

Auchan Hypermarket Group

DIGI

L’Oreal

Philips

Reckitt Benckiser

Industries

Alcohol industry

Automotive industry

Cosmetics

Energy

FMCG

Medical devices

Pharmaceuticals

Competition/Antitrust

Szecskay Attorneys at Law

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Location

Kossuth Tér 16-17 III

Budapest

Budapest, Capital City

Hungary

H-1055

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Hungary

Competition/Antitrust


Anikó Keller
Band 3