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WWL Ranking: Thought Leader
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Global Leader

Competition - State Aid 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Franz Hoffet is identified by sources as a leading competition practitioner in the Swiss market. He receives particular praise from peers for his state aid prowess.  

Peers and clients say:
"Franz is a highly experienced competition lawyer."
"He can quickly familiarise himself with the facts and provide valuable advice to clients."

Biography

Franz Hoffet is a partner of Homburger's competition/regulatory 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, health and pharma, telecommunications and media, energy, infrastructure and transport), international trade and public procurement. Franz Hoffet is also a member of Homburger's corporate/M&A team as well as its white-collar/investigations team.

Franz Hoffet is chairman of the Swiss Bar Association's committee on competition law. 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.

Competition 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Franz Hoffet is a top-notch Swiss competition lawyer with a broad practice, which includes merger control and antitrust litigation.  

Peers and clients say:  
"Mr Hoffet is a vastly experienced competition lawyer."
"Franz is definitely a market leader." 

Biography

Franz Hoffet is a partner of Homburger's competition/regulatory 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, health and pharma, telecommunications and media, energy, infrastructure and transport), international trade and public procurement. Franz Hoffet is also a member of Homburger's corporate/M&A team as well as its white-collar/investigations team.

Franz Hoffet is chairman of the Swiss Bar Association's committee on competition law. 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.

National Leader

Switzerland - Competition 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

The “very calm, skilled and experienced” Franz Hoffet “provides to-the-point legal advice” and has experience “across all relevant jurisdictions” in competition law.

Biography

Franz Hoffet is a partner of Homburger's competition/regulatory 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 and 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 health and pharma, telecommunications and media, energy, infrastructure and transport), international trade and public procurement. Franz Hoffet is a member of Homburger's corporate/M&A team, and its white-collar/investigations team.

Franz Hoffet is chairman of the Swiss Bar Association's committee on competition law. He has published numerous articles on antitrust matters and is a co-editor and co-author of one of the leading treatises on Swiss competition law.

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