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Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Competition

Franz Hoffet heads Homburger's competition/regulatory practice team. He has extensive experience in all areas of Swiss and European competition law, ranging from merger control to administrative and civil antitrust litigation.

He represents a wide range of companies and trade associations in proceedings before the Swiss competition authorities, the European Commission and in civil courts and arbitration proceedings. He also advises clients on compliance matters of Swiss and European competition law. Other areas of practice include regulated markets (in particular energy, health and pharma, media and telecommunications, infrastructure and transport), international trade and public procurement. Franz Hoffet is also a member of Homburger's corporate/M&A practice team as well as its white-collar/investigations working group.

Franz Hoffet is chairman of the Swiss Bar Association's committee on competition law as well as a board member of the German Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht. He has published several articles on antitrust matters and is a co-editor and co-author of one of the leading treatises on Swiss competition law.

Franz Hoffet lectures on European competition law at the University of St Gallen.

WWL says: Franz Hoffet is a practitioner with “great experience” who is viewed by sources as “the senior name among all competition lawyers in Switzerland”.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Switzerland which can be purchased from our Shop.

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