Mr Krzysztof Kanton > Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak > Warsaw, Poland > Lawyer Profile

Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak
UL. JASNA 26
00-054 WARSAW
Poland
Krzysztof Kanton photo

Work Department

Competition Law

Position

Partner at Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak. He specializes in competition law. He has extensive experience in handling merger control notifications and representing clients in antitrust matters before competition authorities and courts. He also regularly advises on competition compliance issues.

Career

Mr. Kanton joined SK&S in 1997 and, since becoming a partner in 2008, has led the firm’s competition law practice. He has represented clients in numerous antitrust proceedings, including high-profile cartel and dominance investigations, before the Polish Competition Authority (“PCA”) and the Competition and Appellate Courts. In the field of competition litigation he represents clients in private enforcement cases before the civil courts. Mr. Kanton secured a number of precedent-setting decisions of the Polish Competition Authority, including a first ever settlement decision in a price fixing case, and a landmark decision declaring rebates applied by a dominant market player as compatible with competition rules. He was involved in a number of complex merger control proceedings before the PCA, including consolidations on the borderline of permissible market dominance. He regularly conducts competition compliance training sessions for the clients of SK&S.

Languages

Polish, English

Memberships

A Member of Warsaw Bar (Okręgowa Izba Radców Prawnych w Warszawie)

Education

– Warsaw University – Master of Laws – 1997
– Warsaw University – Master of Social Politics – 1996

Lawyer Rankings

Poland > Competition/antitrust

(Hall of Fame)

Krzysztof KantonSoltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak

The group at Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak has substantial experience representing clients before the Polish competition authorities, handling cases involving price fixing, appeals, as well as merger control proceedings for an impressive roster of clients in the fast-moving consumer goods sector. Krzysztof Kanton heads the department. Senior counsel Marta Kupczak-Strzelecka focuses on advising clients on antitrust and consumer protection issues. In 2019, the group was joined by of counsel Marek Kolasiński, who had been practising as a judge in the court of appeals, where he handled competition and consumer protection cases.