Chambers Practice Guides: Merger Control
Philipp Zurkinden and Bernhard Lauterburg provide an overview on merger control in Switzerland.
TalkingPoint: Swiss Antitrust Investigations
Financiar Worldwide speaks with Partner Philipp Zurkinden and Counsel Bernhard Lauterburg at Prager Dreifuss about Swiss antitrust Investigations.
Publikationsliste von Prof. Dr. Urs Bertschinger; Universität St. Gallen.
20 Jahre – und kein bisschen weiter?
The Swiss Cartel Act of 1995 (SCA 95) has now been in force for some 20 years. It is the first competition law of Switzerland that consistently aims at protecting “effective competition”. Former Swiss laws in the field allowed for consideration of broad political aspects, which resulted in a competition policy where even “hard-core cartels” could easily be justified. – The authors of this paper are dealing with the question as to whether the parameters of the current law are being implemented in accordance with the legislator’s intention. Given the nature of taditional Swiss competition policy, this does not go without saying. The focus of the paper is on Article 5 SCA about restrictive agreements
Public Procurement 2015 – Switzerland
Bernhard Lauterburg and Philipp Zurkinden provide a brief overview on public procurement laws in Switzerland.