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EU & Competition Law, Compliance, White Collar Crime, Forensic Investigations

We advise on all aspects of European and Polish competition law. The expertise of our EU & competition law team covers also compliance issues, white collar crime and forensic investigations.

Within the transactional advice we:

  • assess the obligation to notify a transaction to competition authorities, prepare the merger control notification and lead proceedings as well as negotiate commitments or modifications of the transaction with the authorities
  • coordinate multijurisdictional merger control filings outside of Poland thanks to our cooperation with leading competition lawyers in other countries
  • review the non-compete clauses which accompany the transaction
  • supervise the contacts between the transaction partners to ensure their conformity with the prohibition to implement the transaction pending the merger control clearance

The non-transaction advice covers:

  • appraisal of agreements and other business plans under competition law
  • compliance trainings on competition law and anticorruption regulations
  • drafting of tailor-made compliance programs and their implementation
  • mock dawn raids
  • compliance audits also with the usage of modern forensic tools, including identification of risks and their assessment, implementation of remedies
  • estimation of potential fines

Moreover our litigation advise covers:

  • drafting and submission of written and oral leniency applications
  • support during dawn raids by competition authorities
  • involvement in proceedings of enforcement agencies in relation to infringements of anticorruption regulations
  • defending undertakings before competition authorities and courts
  • private enforcement of competition law claims

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