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Philipp E. Zurkinden

Partner

Position: Partner
Practice Areas: Competition & Regulatory Matters
Field-Display: Competition & Regulatory Matters Maincontact

Prof. Philipp Zurkinden heads the Competition Team. He advises Swiss and international clients in antitrust proceedings (agreements affecting competition, abuse and mergers) and on state aid law. He has in-depth knowledge of EU competition law and therefore often works on multi-jurisdictional proceedings with established international law firms. He is also engaged in compliance consultancy. Before joining Prager Dreifuss, he worked at SECO on drafting the Cartel Act still currently in force and directed the training of the Competition Commission Secretariat in the new legislation. Philipp Zurkinden teaches competition law at the University of Basel.

E-Mail

+41 31 327 54 54

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Admission to the Bar

Admitted in Switzerland (1989) 

Practice Areas

  • Competition & Regulatory Matters

Education

  • University of Basel (Prof. Dr. iur, 2013; Dr. iur., 1997)
  • Europainstitut, Saarland University (LL.M. Eur., 1984)
  • University of Bern (Fürsprecher (barrister), 1989)

Languages

  • German
  • French
  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships

  • European Lawyers Association
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Bernese Bar Association

Assistant

Nicole Stofer
+41 31 327 54 23
nicole.stofer@prager-dreifuss.com

„Profound knowledge of the law and the most recent practice of the authorities“ — Legal 500 2020 

„Has magisterial expertise in an array of competition matters, such as state aid“ — Chambers 2020

„Provides extraordinary service in competition law“ — Legal 500 2020

„Has deep understanding of corporate needs and efficient and productive way of collaborating“ — Legal 500 2020

Global Leader in Competition — Who's Who Legal 2020

National Leader in Competition — Who's Who Legal 2020

Publications

Subject: Competition & Regulatory Matters
Autor: Bernhard C. Lauterburg, Philipp E. Zurkinden
Paper: Getting The Deal Through

Public Procurement 2019 – Switzerland

Autor: Bernhard C. Lauterburg, Philipp E. Zurkinden
Paper: Getting The Deal Through

Public Procurement 2017 – Switzerland

Autor: Bernhard C. Lauterburg, Philipp E. Zurkinden
Paper: Merger control in Switzerland, market intelligence

Merger control in Switzerland, market intelligence

Autor: Bernhard C. Lauterburg, Philipp E. Zurkinden
Paper: Merger control in Switzerland, market intelligence

Merger control in Switzerland, market intelligence

Autor: Bernhard C. Lauterburg, Philipp E. Zurkinden
Paper: Chambers and Partners, Merger Control

Chambers Practice Guides: Merger Control

Autor: Bernhard C. Lauterburg, Philipp E. Zurkinden
Paper: Financier Worldwide

TalkingPoint: Swiss Antitrust Investigations

Autor: Bernhard C. Lauterburg, Philipp E. Zurkinden
Paper: Getting The Deal Through

Public Procurement 2015 – Switzerland

Autor: Philipp E. Zurkinden
Paper: A Global Competition Review special report

The Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies – Switzerland Chapter

Autor: Philipp E. Zurkinden
Paper: Financier Worldwide

The Evolution of Competition / Antitrust Law

Autor: Philipp E. Zurkinden
Paper: NZZ

Forgotten popular sovereignty

Autor: Philipp E. Zurkinden
Paper: Risk & Compliance Magazine

Mini-Roundtable: Competition and Antitrust

Autor: Bernhard C. Lauterburg, Philipp E. Zurkinden
Paper: The Private Competition Enforcement Review

The Private Competition Enforcement Review

Autor: Philipp E. Zurkinden
Paper: NZZ

“Relative market power” – an immature concept

Autor: Philipp E. Zurkinden
Paper: Finanz und Wirtschaft

For a new beginning in the antitrust law revision

Autor: Philipp E. Zurkinden
Paper: NZZ

Drawing lessons from February, 9th

Autor: Philipp E. Zurkinden
Paper: NZZ

Mehr Rechtsunsicherheit für Arbeitsgemeinschaften

Autor: Philipp E. Zurkinden
Paper: NZZ

Kartellgesetzrevision in der zweiten Runde

Autor: Philipp E. Zurkinden
Paper: Finanz und Wirtschaft

Zu wenig zielgerichtete Schweizer EU-Politik

Autor: Philipp E. Zurkinden
Paper: plea

Braucht die Schweiz ein Wettbewerbsgericht?

Autor: Philipp E. Zurkinden
Paper: NZZ

Austausch von Informationen mit der EU

Autor: Bernhard C. Lauterburg, Philipp E. Zurkinden
Paper: Getting The Deal Through

Getting The Deal Through – Public Procurement: Country Chapter Switzerland

Autor: Philipp E. Zurkinden
Paper: Finanz und Wirtschaft

Zu wenig Fantasie in der Europapolitik

Autor: Philipp E. Zurkinden
Paper: NZZ

Fragen zur Rechtsstaatlichkeit im Wettbewerbsrecht

Autor: Philipp E. Zurkinden
Paper: Finanz und Wirtschaft

Die Schweiz, ihre Souveränität und Europa

Autor: Philipp E. Zurkinden
Paper: The Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies

A Global Competition Review special report

Autor: Philipp E. Zurkinden, Thomas Eichenberger
Paper: SZW

Der Parallelimport von Arzneimitteln in die Schweiz

Autor: Philipp E. Zurkinden
Paper: Global Competition Review

The reform of the Swiss Cartels Act

Autor: Philipp E. Zurkinden
Paper: SWZ/RSDA

Auswirkungen der KG Revision auf Vertriebssysteme

Autor: Philipp E. Zurkinden
Paper: European State Aid Law

State Aids in Switzerland: The Air Transport Agreement between the EU and Switzerland