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Wenger & Vieli LTD

DUFOURSTRASSE 56, 8008 ZÜRICH, SWITZERLAND
Tel:
Work +41 58 958 58 58
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Web:
www.wengervieli.ch
Zug, Zurich

Dr iur Michael Tschudin

Tel:
Work +41 58 958 58 58
Email:
Wenger & Vieli LTD

Work Department

Competition Law; Corporate & Commercial Law; Energy Law; White-Collar Crime; Data Law.

Position

Michael Tschudin works primarily in the areas of Swiss and European competition law as well as public business law and the related issues of compliance and litigation.

Michael Tschudin has practical antitrust experience with the Competition Commission in Bern (2005-2006) and the Appeals Board, the Federal Administrative Court in St. Gallen (2013-2014). In addition, before joining Wenger & Vieli Ltd. in 2015, he worked for our law firm from 2010 to 2012 as a lawyer specializing in competition law.

Since his dissertation on antitrust law, he has published regularly on competition law issues. He also focuses on the economic fundamentals, which he furthered as part of a postgraduate degree program at King's College in London (Economics for Competition Law, 2013-2014). Since 2015 he has been a lecturer at the University of St. Gallen (HSG) in antitrust law.

Career

Since 2015, Lawyer at Wenger & Vieli Ltd.; 2013-2014, Clerk at the Federal Administrative Court ; 2010-2012, Lawyer at Wenger & Vieli Ltd.; 2006-2008, Clerk at the District Court of Aarau; 2005-2006, Internship at the Swiss Competition Commission.

Languages

German, English and French.

Member

Swiss Bar Association (SAV); Zurich Bar Association (ZAV); Study Association competition law, Swiss Country Study Group.

Education

2014, King’s College London (Postgraduate Diploma in Economics for Competition Law); 2014, University of Neuchâtel (CAS in judiciary); 2010, University of Fribourg (Dr. iur.); 2007, Admission to the Bar; 2005, University of Fribourg (lic. iur., Mention in European Law).


Switzerland

Competition

Within: Next Generation Partners

Michael Tschudin - Wenger & Vieli LTD

Within: Competition

The 'very hands-on and experienced' competition team at Wenger & Vieli LTD 'has a very good standing in Switzerland' and 'great understanding of clients' business needs', especially in the healthcare and life sciences sector. The range of services includes cartel law advice, contract negotiation, compliance programmes and merger control notifications, as well as assistance during investigations and court proceedings. Senior associate Michael Tschudin, who provides 'swift and yet precise' advice, is advising Axa Insurance on the merger control aspects concerning its joint venture with Tamedia. Urs Weber-Stecher is representing Oberholzer Bauleistungen in an appeal related to a bid-rigging investigation, while Frank Scherrer is defending an air cargo company in an appeal concerning the publication of the sanction decision.

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Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Within: Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

With offices in Zurich and Zug, Wenger & Vieli LTD has strength in fintech and capital markets matters, corporate and M&A, as well as competition, healthcare and life sciences law. Wolfgang ZürcherMartin HessUrs Weber-StecherMichael TschudinFrank Scherrer and Pascal Honold are the names to note.

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