Competition authorities and regulators have extensive powers to control, investigate companies, commercial arrangements, prohibit M&A deals, force divestment of merged businesses, review markets and impose penalties. CMS-WLL avises companies in view of domestic competition authorities, using its vast experience to ensure that clients are able to operate within a secure environment.
We have in-depth knowledge of competition rules across different countries and markets, and we act for clients in all areas of competition law, particularly in cases where their interests are affected or at risk by unfair or illegal practices, as well as when they want to explore and make alliances and integrations that do not unfairly affect markets, consortiums, distribution agreements, agreements that include horizontal and vertical restrictions, significant market power and its abuse, control of concentrations, private application, inquiries and compliance. We also represent our clients in investigations, litigations or lawsuits where their actions as competitors are investigated.
The International CMS Competition Group is one of the largest global competition teams. We offer our clients a comprehensive solution to all their needs in the field of competition law throughout the world.