Proceedings by competition law authorities present an array of challenges to your business. BUNTSCHECK stands ready to support you in any of the following situations:

  • Investigations and inspections by the European Commission, the German Federal Cartel Office or the German state competition authorities.
  • Developing a defence strategy precisely tailored to your situation; this may include applications for leniency.
  • Representation of your company and the members of its management board in cartel investigations by the European Commission, the German competition authorities, and in subsequent court proceedings.
  • Representation in follow-on proceedings before the German and European courts. 
  • Defence and representation in “vertical agreements” cases (particularly with regard to resale price restrictions) before German and European competition authorities.
  • Advice on associated issues such as public relations, internal compliance programs, communication with potential claimants, and public procurement.


  • Automatic Doors (German Federal Cartel Office)
  • Bathroom Fittings (European Commission)
  • Beer (German Federal Cartel Office)
  • Best-price Clauses (German Federal Cartel Office)
  • Car Parts / Acoustically Effective Components (German Federal Cartel Office)
  • Choline Chloride (European Commission)
  • Elevators and Escalators (European Commission)
  • Expanded Polystyrene Insulation (German Federal Cartel Office)
  • Furniture (German Federal Cartel Office)
  • Flour (German Federal Cartel Office)
  • Industrial Property Insurance (German Federal Cartel Office)
  • Meat and Sausages (German Federal Cartel Office)
  • Mountings for Windows and Window-doors (European Commission)
  • Pharmaceutical Wholesale (German Federal Cartel Office)
  • Pre-stressing Steel (European Commission)
  • Propane Gas (German Federal Cartel Office)
  • Railway Rails (German Federal Cartel Office)
  • Railway Sleepers (German Federal Cartel Office)
  • Technical Building Services (German Federal Cartel Office)
  • Trucks (European Commission)