Competition

We advise our clients on issues of UWG (Swiss competition law) and antitrust law and represent them before the Swiss Competition Commission COMCO as well as before the courts and administrative authorities.

Our expertise covers in particular the following activities:

  • Defending complex cases against authorities taking into account prevailing market conditions
  • Providing general advice, assessments and legal opinions on all aspects of competition and antitrust law to companies and industry associations, including advertising law aspects (Unfair competition law)
  • Support in contract negotiations as well as contract review with regard to possible antitrust violations in transaction agreements(exclusive or selective) distribution agreements, research and development agreements, franchise and licensing agreements, etc.
  • Strategic sourcing of suppliers using antitrust instruments
  • Advice and support for reporting mergers notifications to COMCO, including preparing the relevant data and ensuring the necessary contacts
  • Representation of companies in court cases involving competition and antitrust aspects
  • Enforcement of rights through civil courts (including follow-on actions for damages)
  • Implementation of antitrust compliance programs for companies and industry associations
Scherrer Frank

Frank
Scherrer

Partner

Tschudin Michael

Michael
Tschudin

Partner

Walti Beat

Beat
Walti

Partner

Langenegger Matthias

Matthias
Langenegger

Associate

Roos Dominique

Dominique
Roos

Associate

Wyss Janica

Janica
Wyss

Associate

31.03.2023

Deal: Shop Apotheke Europe and Galenica enter into stra­te­gic partnership

25.10.2022

Deal: Wenger Vieli advised CONET Tech­no­logies on the acquisition of emineo Group

02.09.2022

Deal: Wenger Vieli advised French impact fund STOA as lead investor on Series B financing round of candi solar

23.08.2022

Deal: Wenger Vieli advised Kontron AG on the sale of significant parts of Kontron's IT Services business

02.05.2022

Deal: F10 secures funding round and management buy-in

16.11.2021

Deal: Investment in Home Instead Group by Unigestion SA

21.09.2021

Deal: Merger of Bring! Labs AG with Profital

Publications

The Legal 500Leaders League

Wenger Vieli’s team is particularly known for its expertise in abuse of dominance cases, in particular at the interface with data protection (i.e. the use of data by companies with market dominance). Furthermore, the firm in general comes a across as being one of the “modern” and innovative commercial law firms on the Swiss market.

Client Testimonial, The Legal 500, 2024/2025

Wenger Vieli has an outstanding team in competition law, headed by Michael Tschudin. They are extremely quick and lean and at the same time very profound in their knowledge of all aspects of competition law. Working with them gives clients a good feeling because the work products are excellent and the collaboration is fun.

Client Testimonial, The Legal 500, 2022/2023

Wenger Vieli has an excellent, well-established antitrust practice, mainly driven by Michael Tschudin.

Client Testimonial, The Legal 500, 2022/2023

The level of service has been exceptional. Experience, expertise, and an ability to produce results under pressure.

Client Testimonial, The Legal 500, 2022/2023

Very hands-on and on-point advice. Very responsive, good guidance for laymen. Good use of technology.

Client Testimonial, The Legal 500, 2022/2023