Representative Legal Matters
Regularly advises on in- and outbound Swiss-Euro-Indo cross–border structurings and transactions.
Advises numerous Swiss and international clients in multiple sectors regularly on antitrust compliance issues, including dawn raids and investigations.
Successfully defended a number of Swiss and multinational clients in sanctions investigations/proceedings.
Regularly advises Swiss and international clients in various sectors on trade compliance issues, including compliance policies and investigations.
Represents and advises Panalpina in the global investigation (including Swiss proceedings) in respect of an alleged cartel in the freight forwarding sector, and coordinates the global team of legal advisers.
Represents and advises Estée Lauder in the Swiss investigation in respect of an alleged cartel in the luxury cosmetics and perfumes sector.
Represents and advises a major international airline in the Swiss investigation in respect of an alleged cartel in the air cargo sector.
Advises a major international airline on antitrust compliance; represented and advised a major international airline in an abuse of dominance case; and represented and advised Credit Suisse in the Swiss merger control proceeding in respect of the emergency takeover of Swissair.
Represents and advises a major Swiss news agency in an abuse of dominance case.
Represents and advises Socar Energy on merger control and competition law issues.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Swiss Indian Chamber of Commerce
- Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht
- Zurich~Switzerland (1998)
- Switzerland (1998)
- College of Europe, Bruges (LL.M.) (1996)
- University of Zurich (Lic. jur.) (1994)
Co-author, Commentary on article 1 of the Swiss Merger Act, in: Stämpflis Handkommentar, Fusionsgesetz, 2nd Edition, 2015
Co-author, chapter on "Swiss competition and merger control laws," Frankfurter Kommentar Kartellrecht, Verlag Dr. Otto Schmidt, Cologne, 2005 and 2011
Author, Swiss chapter of "Global Merger Notification Handbook," 9th edition, Cameron May, London, 2011
Co-author, "Baker McKenzie commentary on the Federal Civil Procedure Act," Verlag Stämpfli, Berne, 2010
Author, contribution in "Schweizerisches Kartellrecht - an Wendepunkten," Verlag Dike, St. Gall, 2009