Dr. Karin Amberg (nee Hummel) is a senior associate in Schellenberg Wittmer's competition group in Zürich. Her main area of practice is Swiss, German and European competition law. Karin's work in competition and antitrust includes cartel investigations, dawn raids, national and international leniency procedures, internal investigations, international sales and distribution law with reference to competition law, competition law compliance and national and multi-jurisdictional merger control.
Karin's recent experience includes:
- Representing Husqvarna in an investigation before the Swiss competition authority regarding the sale of robotic lawn mowers and motor fuel;
- Advising major French construction company Bouygues on competition law matters pertaining to a large transaction that included notifying the transaction to the Swiss competition authority;
- Representation of Credit Suisse, a leading Swiss bank in investigations by the Swiss competition authority;
- Advising a client in the heavy machinery industry in the context of a large investigation by the Swiss competition authority, including internal investigations, document review, witness hearings, dealings with the competition authority, and review of LPP issues.
Karin is a German trained lawyer who worked for a major German law firm, before joining Schellenberg Wittmer. Karin is registered in the EU/EFTA Attorneys Register of the Canton of Zürich and is a member of several professional associations, including the Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht e.V., Zürcher Anwaltsverband, Rechtsanwaltskammer Stuttgart.
Karin is a frequent publisher and speaker in the area of competition law. Earlier publications are found under Karin Hummel.