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WWL Ranking: Future Leader

WWL says

Frank Bremer is “a brilliant lawyer with great analytical skills, and is extremely pleasant to work with”, report market commentators.  

Peers and clients say:
"Dr Bremer is particularly experienced in matters relating to procurement and exploitation of media and sports rights, and in regulated markets."
"He is always very calm and professional." 

Biography

Dr Frank Bremer is a counsel in Schellenberg Wittmer's competition and antitrust law team in Zurich. With over 10 years' experience in Swiss and EU competition law, Frank has represented clients in complex antitrust investigations and merger notifications in a variety of areas such as construction tendering, sports broadcasting rights, postal services and aircraft manufacturing.

Frank has high-profile competition law expertise across numerous investigations by the Swiss Competition Authority, as well as appeals to the higher courts of Switzerland. His fields of expertise include antitrust, merger control, state aid, leniency programmes, dawn raids, administrative law, compliance and internal investigations, energy law, sports broadcasting rights, distribution, telecoms and postal regulation.

Recent examples of Frank's expertise in competition and antitrust law include: Advising Credit Suisse, one of the leading Swiss Banks, in a competition law investigation by the Swiss Competition Commission; representing dacoso GmbH, an international reseller and provider of network and data security products, in an investigation by the Swiss Competition Commission which was accompanied by a dawn raid, and providing legal advice to the utilities companies Energie Wasser Luzern and Erdgas Zentralschweiz in a competition investigation concerning access to the gas infrastructure and landmark regulatory issues of energy market liberalisation.

Frank Bremer's PhD on sanctions against natural persons in Swiss competition law was awarded the prestigious Walter Hug-Price for outstanding PhD dissertations. Frank has been a lecturer at the University of St Gallen since 2009 and is recognised repeatedly as a “future leader” in competition law by various leading legal publications.

Frank Bremer is a member of the Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht eV (Antitrust Law Association), the Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), the Swiss Bar Association (SAV), the Munich Bar Association and the research counsel at the Competence Center for European and International Law, CC EIL-HSG.

WWL Ranking: Future Leader

National Leader

Switzerland - Competition 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

The "excellent" Frank Bremer comes "highly recommended" by peers for his "brilliant" work on competition investigations and merger control proceedings. 

Biography

Dr Frank Bremer is a counsel in the competition and antitrust group of Schellenberg Wittmer in Zurich. He mainly advises on competition law and antitrust, merger notifications, dawn raids and leniency procedures, procurement law, licence and distribution agreements, unfair trade practices and business criminal law.

He is a lecturer at the University of St Gallen (HSG).

Frank Bremer obtained an LLM in international law from the University of Liverpool (2005) and completed his doctoral thesis at the University of St Gallen (2015). He has been admitted to the Munich Bar (2013) and Zurich Bar (2016). He joined Schellenberg Wittmer in 2019 and was previously an associate in a major Swiss business law firm. He was a secondee to one of the largest Irish business law firms. He speaks German and English.

He is a member of the Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht eV (Antitrust Law Association), the Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), the Swiss Bar Association (SAV), the Munich Bar Association and the research counsel at the Competence Center for European and International Law, CC EIL-HSG.

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