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Thought Leaders - Competition 2021
WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

Global Leader

Competition - State Aid 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

Peers and clients say:

“He is a key lawyer for competition work”
“Franz has thorough legal knowledge and the ability to contextualise his advice in the wider context of our company’s needs”

Biography

Franz Hoffet is a partner of Homburger's competition and regulatory teams. 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 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

Peers and clients say:

"Franz is an incredibly thorough and calm lawyer who shows a real interest in his clients' business"
"He is a highly responsive practitioner with strong expertise in Swiss competition and regulatory law"
"An excellent communicator and listener with spatial awareness of the wider context"
"Franz is a vastly knowledgeable lawyer”

Biography

Franz Hoffet is a partner of Homburger's competition and regulatory teams. 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 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Seasoned practitioner Franz Hoffet is held in high esteem for his expert handling of a wide range of complex Swiss and European competition matters.

Biography

Franz Hoffet is a partner of Homburger's competition and regulatory teams. 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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