New EU-Swiss Cooperation Agreement in the Competition Area

Handelsblatt / Rechtsboard
January 8, 2015

Eike Helbig authored an article titled “New EU-Swiss Cooperation Agreement in the Competition Area” for Rechtsboard, the legal affairs blog of the German publication Handelsblatt.  The January 6 article discusses a EU-Swiss cooperation agreement in competition matters which came into force on January 12, 2014 and allows for an extensive exchange of information between the competition authorities of the two parties.  Mr. Helbig explains how the agreement, which establishes a new dimension of international cooperation in antitrust issues, will likely impact compliance strategies of companies with branches and / or subsidiaries in Switzerland, but also companies with intense economic activity in Switzerland.

The full article can be read at the German-language blog Rechtsboard.