Businesses face increasing risks due to the complexity of transactions, business models and growing pressure from the authorities. Therefore, legal support in competition law is an essential component of a state-of-the-art compliance structure.
We advise a wide variety of clients including some of the world's leading corporations or private equity investors on the full spectrum of competition and antitrust compliance matters and state aid.
Together with our compliance, forensic and financial specialists of KPMG Advisory, we offer integrated services covering all aspects of a competition law matter.
Merger Control & Joint Ventures
Legal advice related to national or European merger control procedures
Preparation of notification proceedings with the Competition Council and legal advice in relation to it.
Assistance during commitments proceedings
Full-fledged assistance and representation during dawn raids, sector investigations and other types of investigations
Full-fledged assistance during settlements and commitments related procedures
Legal due diligence and forensics
Leniency related general advice, risk assessments and strategy
Court claims against Competition Council decisions on any matter including merger control, market investigations, anti-competitive agreements or abuses of dominance position
Altmark and Private Investor Tests
Full-fledged legal advice regarding State Aid (including assessment of legal framework, drafting applications, complaints)
Full-fledged advice and representation during investigations
Compliance & Training courses
Training courses and mock dawn raids
Preparation of good practice manuals and other internal standard compliance policies
Review and/or drafting of all types of contracts, documents and correspondence (with a focus on pricing arrangements, exclusive purchasing obligations)