WISSMANN | LAW is offering advice and representation in the following areas:
o Merger Control and related litigation,
o distribution (all horizontal and vertical aspects),
o licensing (vertical aspects and abusive practice issues),
o other agreements between entities (assessment of horizontal and vertical aspects and abusive practice issues),
o agency investigations (national and vis-a-vis the European Commission) in case of vertical matters or alleged abusive practices, also in combination with regulatory proceedings of the German network agency (BNetzA),
o preliminary or permanent injunction proceedings based on alleged cartel infringements or abusive practices,
o advice and representation in national, european or international fine proceedings based on allegations of membership in hard-core cartels including dawn raids,
o representation in ancillary criminal proceedings (e.g. based on alleged bid rigging)
o representation in stand-alone- oder follow-on claim for damages proceedings,
o precautionary or reactive compliance advice and advice on implemen- tation and improvement of full scope possibly IT-based risk manage- ment routines and tools,
o advice on market access through competition law,
o audits (due-diligence in the framework of transactions or risk management).
o All aspects of regulation,
o in combination with related competition/antitrust proceedings,
o accompanying advice in Transactions
o as well as data privacy.
Energy Competition Law
o Advertising and unfair competition law,
o litigation and injunction proceedings.
o All aspects of corruption prevention and detection incl. audits and representation in investigation and court proceedings (incl. follow-on litigation),
o Compliance advice regarding all aspects of corporate compliance incl. IT- based risk management systems, audits, training and mock dawn raids.
o General EU-law
o other commercial law aspects
o general litigation.
Upon request we may also support in other areas of law as well as in internationale and crossborder matters. This will be by cooperation with qualified natonal and international law firms and specialists.
As permitted, references can be provided at request.