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Competition/Antitrust
16 Years Ranked

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Provided by Marcel Meinhardt

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Dr. Marcel Meinhardt is a leading expert in competition law and is renowned for his broad, first-rate practice. He specializes in all areas of Swiss and European merger control work and competition law, particularly in the postal services, insurance, banking, motor-car, energy, media, retail, construction, pharma, ticketing and IT. He advises on regulatory issues in connection with the electricity and gas industry and has been responsible for numerous phase I and many phase II merger notifications to the Swiss Competition Commission and co-ordinated multi-jurisdictional merger filings. He advises in contentious and non-contentious matters and has acted in high profile cases on alleged abuses of dominant positions, vertical restraints and cartels. He heads the Competition and Regulated Market practice group of L&S. Marcel Meinhard is a board member of the Swiss Association for Competition Law.

Career

University of St.Gallen (lic. iur., 1990), Admission to Zurich Bar (1992), New York University School of Law (LL.M., 1994), College of Europe (LL.M., 1995), Joined L&S (1996), University of Zurich (Dr. iur., 1996), Partner at L&S (2002)

Professional Memberships

Swiss Association for Competition Law (ASAS), Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht eV., International Bar Association (IBA), American Bar Association (ABA)

Personal

Languages: German, English, French

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Competition/Antitrust - Switzerland
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Marcel Meinhardt is an outstanding practitioner with market-leading expertise in merger control proceedings and competition investigations. He also represents clients in appeal proceedings before Swiss courts.

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