Kartellrechtliche Beratung & Compliance

Orrick’s Antitrust and Competition Group provides the full range of counseling and compliance services needed to navigate the various antitrust and competition laws and regulations in the United States, Europe and Asia.

We have guided a diverse range of businesses, organizations and trade associations through the complexities of antitrust compliance, and helped them manage antitrust risk and avoid antitrust liability. We do so by understanding the business strategies of our clients and becoming strategic partners with them and our colleagues in related fields, such as intellectual property, regulatory matters, and mergers and acquisitions. We have extensive expertise in, and routinely provide guidance concerning, state antitrust, unfair practices and unfair competition law issues.

Our antitrust and competition lawyers provide counseling and compliance advice in the following areas, among others.

  • Agreements among competitors
  • Licensing and contractual restraints
  • Pricing and distribution
  • Joint purchasing and selling
  • Refusals to deal
  • Bundling and tying
  • Exclusive dealing
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Trade associations
  • Intellectual property
  • Standard setting
  • Patent pools
  • Information exchanges
  • Government investigations