Gion Giger

Gion Giger

Dr. iur., LL.M., Avocat




Téléphone direct: +41 58 658 56 18

Curriculum Vitae

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Gion Giger is counsel in the Antitrust and Competition Team. His preferred areas of practice include competition law, distribution law, contract and commercial law. In particular, he advises on legal issues at the interface of sector-specific regulation and competition law. Gion Giger represents undertakings before competition authorities and courts, and assists them in complex merger filings.

Born in 1975, Gion Giger was educated at the University of Berne (lic. iur. 1999), the University of Zurich (Dr. iur. 2003) and the King’s College London (LL.M. in Competition Law 2009). He has working experience as a research assistant at the Universities of Berne and Zurich, as a trainee with Walder Wyss and as a law clerk at the District Court of Horgen.

Gion Giger speaks German, English, French, Italian and Romansh. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.

Investment of Crédit Mutuel Equity in Pacovis

Migros announces Sale of Misenso to Neuroth

Merger of Houzy and

ABB acquires Sevensense Robotics

Axalta Coating Systems Group acquires André Koch AG

ITS Kanal Services AG acquires Restclean AG

Datacolor acquires matchmycolor

DSM and Firmenich have completed their EUR 35 bn merger, becoming the leading creation and innovation partner in nutrition, beauty and well-being

TX Group to acquire Clear Channel Switzerland

Bouygues announces sale of Helion to AMAG Group

ELSA intends to acquire a stake in aaremilch

DSM and Firmenich to merge in EUR 42bn transaction, becoming the leading creation and innovation partner in nutrition, beauty and well-being

TX Group SA achète Immowelt Switzerland

OneMed a conclu un contrat en vue de l’acquisition d’une participation majoritaire dans le capital de SMEDICO AG

Dovista achète la branche fenêtres d’Arbonia

Promotion au sein du cabinet Walder Wyss

Groupe Mutuel acquiert une participation majoritaire dans le capital du conseiller en assurance Neosana

La Comco autorise la participation dans le capital de CFF Cargo

Avaloq acquires Derivative Partners, a Zurich-based Service Specialist for Structured Products

GrandVision reprend McOptic

La COMCO autorise Gateway Basel Nord

Sharp Corporation to acquire Skytec UMC Ltd.

Who’s Who Legal nomme trois avocats de Walder Wyss dans son enquête 2018 sur le droit de la concurrence

Integer vend ses départements Advanced Surgical et Orthopedics

Tamedia reprend la «Basler Zeitung»

Georg Fischer acquiert l’entreprise suisse de fonderie de précision Precicast Industrial Holding SA

Savira, filiale de Migros, cède Cash+Carry Angehrn

CryoLife acquiert JOTEC

Mercury acquires CES

WerbeWeischer rachète Cinecom de Publicitas

ING vend le Designer Outlet Landquart

Migros rachète le groupe Lüchinger+Schmid

Vodafone acquires Cobra

GF acquires Liechti Group


Stryker Corporation acquires BERCHTOLD Group

Behrman Capital acquires JetSolutions SA

Mövenpick sells Swiss concession gastronomy to Coop

Husky to acquire Schöttli Group

Tamedia AG and Ringier AG acquire 100% (50% each) in holding ag from Tiger Global Investment Partners and further shareholders.

Sale of Almatec to the Knill Group

Sale of Plancal Group in auction process

Merger Control


Doing Business in Switzerland – A Practical Guide

Commentary on articles 12-15 of the Swiss Cartel Act

Doing Business in Switzerland – A Practical Guide

Articolo 7 della legge sui cartelli come pericoloso illecito

Droit de la concurrence sur les ventes de produits alimentaires et de consommation

Proposition de solution cas IV

Art. 8 Perturbations (art. 97–109 et 119 CO) et art. 14 Conditions (art. 151–157 CO)

Elevati requisiti in materia di giustificazione

Il franchising in Svizzera

Manuel de franchise internationale, 2ème édition

Bundesverwaltungsgericht bestätigt die Verfügung der WEKO in Sachen «Nikon»

Competition law from a lawyer"s perspective

Chapitre Suisse

Interrogations in competition proceedings

Du mandat proprement dit (commentaire sur les art. 394–406 CO)

Bundesverwaltungsgericht hebt die Verfügung der WEKO in Sachen Altimum SA («Bergsportartikel») auf

Kartellrecht aus anwaltlicher Sicht

Interrogations by the Secretariat, in particular with respect to dawn raids

Chapitre Suisse

Manuel de la franchise internationale, 1re édition, Rapport sur la Suisse

§ 8 Defaults (art. 97–109 and 119 Swiss Code of Obligations) and § 14 Conditions (art. 151–157 Swiss Code of Obligations)

Proposal for a solution of case IV

Chapter on Switzerland

The ordinary mandate (Commentary to articles 394–406 of the Swiss Code of Obligations)

Kündigung eines Servicepartnervertrages für Kraftfahrzeuge. Bemerkungen zum Urteil des Bundesgerichts vom 6. September 2011, 4A_101/20011

«Jovani», Urteil des Handelsgerichts Zürich vom 17. Mai 2010 – Kartellrechtliche Zulässigkeit eines Verbots von Direktbelieferungen durch den Lieferanten

Entwicklungen im Kartellrecht in den Bereichen Missbrauch einer marktbeherrschenden Stellung und Zusammenschlusskontrolle

Vertikale Abreden – Entwicklungen im schweizerischen und europäischen Kartellrecht

Die neue europäische Gruppenfreistellungsverordnung für vertikale Vereinbarungen

Commentary to articles 12–17 of the Swiss Cartel Act

The ordinary mandate (Commentary to articles 394 - 406 of the Swiss Code of Obligations)

Wege zur Sicherstellung einer guten Corporate Governance – insbesondere zur Frage eines Beitrages des Handelsregisterführers

Die Verantwortlichkeit des Anwalts für Third Party Legal Opinions

Corporate Governance as a new element in the Swiss stock company law

Genügt das schweizerische Aktienrecht einer zeitgemässen Corporate Governance?