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Dr Daniel Emch

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Kellerhals Carrard

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Antitrust and Competition


Head of antitrust and competition practice team. Advises domestic and foreign companies regarding all competition law issues, represents them before competition authorities and courts, and assists them in merger control filings; other areas are corporate law and civil litigation.


Partner since 2012; joined Kellerhals Attorneys at Law, now Kellerhals Carrard in 2006; assistant teacher at the Institute of Economic Law of the University of Berne (2002/2003); law clerk at a district court (2000/2001); Secretariat of the Swiss Competition Commission (1998)


German, English, French


Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht e.V., Expert Group Competition Law of the Swiss Bar Association; Vice President of the Expert Group Competition Law of the Bernese Bar Association.


University of Berne (Dr.iur., "summa cum laude", 2006); London School of Economics LSE (LL.M. 2005); University of Berne (lic.iur., "magna cum laude", 2000)



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Daniel Emch - Kellerhals Carrard

Within: Competition

The competition practice at Kellerhals Carrard is recommended for serving as 'a very efficient one-stop shop for antitrust, abuse of dominance and merger control cases'. Other areas of expertise include compliance audits and training, as well as representation in price supervision proceedings. Many clients stem from the healthcare and life sciences, manufacturing, construction and telecoms industries. Daniel Emch, who is 'a brilliant and experienced competition lawyer with outstanding economic expertise', assists with the Swiss merger control notification of the joint venture between Deutsche Telekom and Carl Zeiss. The team is also representing Erne Holding AG, Galenica, HCI Solutions and Groupe Editis in separate appeal proceedings against ComCo decisions.

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Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Within: Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

With significant sector-based expertise, Kellerhals Carrard is renowned for its experience in sports matters and public law, as well as capital markets, corporate and M&A and insolvency law. Managing partner Beat Brechbühl, Thomas Eichenberger, Daniel Emch and Christoph Jäger are key names.

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Within: TMT

The TMT team at Kellerhals Carrard focuses on litigation, outsourcing projects, IT licensing, fintech and e-commerce matters. Lausanne-based Edgar Philippin assists the Basketball Champions League with the commercialisation of its media rights and outsourcing of media contents production. Daniel Alder, Daniel Emch and Nicolas Mosimann are other key names.

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