Competition & Antitrust

In this dynamic environment, it is crucial for businesses to comply with competition regulation and enforcement on a global scale. As certain types of agreements limit provisions based on various cross-border competition matters, more companies require counsel on global antitrust policies, litigation and regulatory strategies.

In an area that is often highly complex, we offer strategic insight and counsel to identify issues and provide responsive, first-rate service, which is critical to the success of key business decisions and deals. From inception through to completion, we work with our clients through each step to successfully navigate evolving competition matters.

As experts in the market with a wide range of services, our international focus pushes us to think creatively and beyond the scope of fundamental competition matters. We leverage our deep expertise and unparalleled knowledge from high-profile cases to make smart decisions in this competitive environment. Exceptional advisory and adversarial abilities and close ties with investigators and prosecutors allow us to effectively negotiate in antitrust disputes, competition investigations and potential prosecutions, which have been considered valuable in large-scale transactions and deals.

Our ability to quickly and efficiently navigate through regulatory processes and changes in domestic and international competition regulations is largely due to our integrated practice approach. We combine the efficiency of a global reach with local understandin. By having a strong network of service professionals in different countries, it is much easier to help our clients solve issues that take place in multiple jurisdictions.

Our lawyers have experience on competition deals and cases with regards to:

  • Abuse of dominance and monopolization
  • Merger clearance mandates, merger review investigations, acquisitions and joint ventures
  • Competition compliance
  • Cartels and bid rigging investigations
  • Follow-on damages claims
  • Competitor collaborations and strategic alliances
  • Sector regulation and market investigations
  • Criminal defense
  • Government/regulatory investigations
  • Price-fixing, pricing practices and distribution strategies (price maintenance, tied selling, refusals to deal)