Penalty Proceedings Before
Competition Law Authorities

Penalty Proceedings Before Competition Law Authorities

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 competition authorites of the Länder.
  • Developing a defence strategy precisely tailored to your situation; this may include applications for leniency.
  • Defence of your company and the members of its management board against procedures by the European Commission, the German Federal Cartel Office and German state competition law authorities.
  • Defence in follow-on litigation in German and European civil courts.
  • Advice on associated issues such as public relations, communication with potential claimants, and dealing with public procurement.


  • Automatic Doors (German Federal Cartel Office)
  • Bathroom Fittings (European Commission)
  • Beer (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)
  • 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)
  • Trucks (European Commission)