Patrick L Krauskopf, professor, LLM (Harvard), PhD, is chairman of AGON Partners, Switzerland’s leading full-service competition law and policy firm. In addition, Patrick is head of the Centre for Competition Law at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) with its unique continuing education programmes. Until 2009, he served as the vice chairman of the Swiss Competition Commission.
AGON LEGAL supports, counsels and represents companies, associations, industry organisations and private individuals across the full range of civil and administrative antitrust proceedings. Felix Schraner, PhD, is a partner at AGON and lecturer at ZHAW and has been practising in the field of national and international competition law for more than 10 years. In a determined way, he advocates in behalf of AGON’s clients interests and freedoms in the area of competition law.
AGON COMPLIANCE performs audits and implements compliance programmes which meet with the regulatory standards set by the authorities. This includes creating practical compliance policies and employee training programmes with practical know-how. International publicly-traded companies have entrusted the design and running of their entire competition law programmes to the expertise of managing director Fabio Babey, PhD.
AGON ECONOMICS offers economic advice and support to businesses challenged by regulators or competitors in all questions which arise concerning the exercise of market power. This it does by using expert assessments along with theoretical and empirical analyses, for either internal purposes or for use in legal proceedings. Christian Mueller, associate professor, PhD, has taken on the role of head adviser to companies in these matters pertaining to economics and competition law.
AGON ACADEMICS promotes the application and development of antitrust law and is actively involved in shaping the future of Switzerland’s competition policy. Blaise Carron, professor, LLM (Harvard), PhD, a competition law expert with extensive experience in the private and public legal sectors, is shaping Switzerland’s competition law and policy at AGON.
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