In its ruling from 2013, the Swiss Competition Commission (ComCo) had sanctioned Atlas Air and its subsidiary Polar Air Cargo as well as ten other cargo airlines for an alleged price-fixing cartel in violation of the Swiss Cartel Act and Article 8 of the EU-Switzerland Air Transport Agreement. Nine cargo airlines lodged an appeal with the […]
In early 2021, ComCo opened an investigation into Mastercard for possible obstruction of SIX’s National Cash Scheme (NCS) and at the same time issued injunctions. Due to a complaint by Mastercard, the injunctions have not yet become final. In the meantime, circumstances have changed, so ComCo repeals its injunctions. With the interim measures, ComCo created […]
Lenz & Staehelin represented Félix Badel & Cie, the Electrical installation company, in the Competition Commission investigation started in 2018 against 8 electricity companies in and around Geneva in relation to public and private tenders. Félix Badel & Cie successfully concluded a settlement with the Competition Commission Secretariat which was approved by the Competition Commission […]
Nater Dallafior has successfully represented a financial service provider with domicile in Liechtenstein and its directors and employees in three leading cases in international administrative assistance proceedings against the Swiss Federal Tax Administration (“FTA”). The team consisted of Roberto Dallafior (pictured) and Patrik Salzmann. Upon request of the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the FTA decided […]
Mastercard is represented in these proceedings by Lenz & Staehelin with Marcel Meinhardt (partner - pictured), Damian Joho and Désirée Stebler (both associates).
Lenz & Staehelin is advising Sunrise in this transformational transaction. Lenz & Staehelin's competition team includes partner Astrid Waser (Regulatory/Antitrust - pictured) as well as associates Sandro Travaglini, Damian Joho and Patrick Sattler.
Swiss Federal Supreme Court quashes decision accusing Ticketcorner of an abusive conduct under the Swiss Cartel Act
The rapid and sudden growth of interest in the world of artificial intelligence seems to have caught the European and, consequently, the Italian labor market by surprise, according to a survey by the social network LinkedIn. The labor market in the sector is still immature, and that fact shows in the unequal distribution of AI […]
Mohamed Elmogy, general counsel of Siemens in Egypt, is part of a matrixed department that pulls all legal work together WHAT IS IT LIKE to work as a lawyer in an outpost of a giant multinational? If you ask Mohamed Elmogy, he’ll tell you that it’s not a lonely job at all. He heads the […]