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Wenger & Vieli

DUFOURSTRASSE 56, 8008 ZÜRICH, SWITZERLAND
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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

Work Department

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

Position

Michael Tschudin's practice is focused on Swiss and European competition law, regulated markets, related compliance programmes and litigation. Having worked at the Competition Commission from 2005 to 2006 and at the court of appeal for such cases – the Swiss Federal Administrative Court – from 2013 to 2014, he is able to draw on this practical experience when advising clients. Michael Tschudin had previously worked as an attorney at Wenger & Vieli from 2010 to 2012 before re-joining our firm in 2015. Since completing his PhD in competition law, he regularly publishes articles on related issues. In his legal practice, Michael Tschudin emphasizes in particular on economic principles which he made a focus of his postgraduate studies in “Economics for Competition Law” at King’s College, London (Diploma 2014). Since 2015 he lectures on competition law at the University of St. Gallen (HSG).

Career

Since 2015, Lawyer at Wenger & Vieli; 2013-2014, Clerk at the Federal Administrative Court ; 2010-2012, Lawyer at Wenger & Vieli; 2006-2008, Clerk at the District Court of Aarau; 2005-2006, Internship with 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 lawyers

Michael Tschudin - Wenger & Vieli

Within: Competition

Wenger & Vieli‘s ‘renowned’ competition practice is ‘known for its ability to understand its clients’ businesses and needs and to provide tailored, practical and high-quality advice’. The group exhibits particular expertise in Swiss cartel law, merger control filings, cartel investigations and related compliance programs and recently represented a foreign air cargo company in an international law infringement case. In other work, the team is advising an e-bike company on an antitrust investigation concerning its selective distribution system. Urs Weber-Stecher and Frank Scherrer are the key partners; and ‘well-connected’ senior associate Michael Tschudincombines a profound knowledge of Swiss and European law with strong analytical skills and a deep understanding of commission and administrative court proceedings’.

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Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Within: Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Wenger & Vieli is particularly commended for its capital markets, corporate and M&A as well as litigation expertise. Wolfgang Zürcher is recommended, as is the up-and-coming Michael Tschudin.

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