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Franz Hoffet is a partner of Homburger’s Competition / Regulatory team. He has extensive experience in all areas of Swiss and European competition law, ranging from merger control to administrative and civil antitrust litigation.

Franz Hoffet is a partner of Homburger’s Competition / Regulatory team. He has extensive experience in all areas of Swiss and European competition law, ranging from merger control to administrative and civil antitrust litigation.

1994
Partner at Homburger
1991
University of Zurich (Dr. iur.)
1988
University of Chicago (LL.M.)
1986
Associate at a Geneva law firm
1986
Bar admission

Franz Hoffet draws upon his lengthy experience in competition and antitrust mandates to assist a range of prominent international clients. He continues to advise on merger control and antitrust compliance mandates.

2020

Franz Hoffet is a proven expert in antitrust law.

2020

The ‹very calm, skilled and experienced› Franz Hoffet ‹provides to-the-point legal advice› and has experience ‹across all relevant jurisdictions› in competition law.

2020

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Franz Hoffet

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Franz Hoffet is a partner of Homburger’s Competition / Regulatory team. He has extensive experience in all areas of Swiss and European competition law, ranging from merger control to administrative and civil antitrust litigation.

He has represented a wide range of companies and trade associations in proceedings before the Swiss competition authorities, the European Commission and in civil courts and arbitration proceedings. He also advises clients on compliance matters of Swiss and European competition law. Other areas of practice include regulated markets (in particular, health and pharma, telecommunications and media, energy, infrastructure and transport), international trade and public procurement. Franz Hoffet is also a member of Homburger’s Corporate / M&A practice team as well as its White Collar / Investigations working group.

Franz Hoffet is chairman of the Swiss Bar Association’s Committee on Competition Law. He has published numerous articles on antitrust matters and is a co-editor and co-author of one of the leading treatises on Swiss Competition Law.

Career

1994
Partner at Homburger
1991
University of Zurich (Dr. iur.)
1988
University of Chicago (LL.M.)
1986
Associate at a Geneva law firm
1986
Bar admission

Languages

French, English, German

Bar Registration

Admitted to the Swiss bar

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