COVID-19 Updates

15 April 2020

Given the COVID-19 circumstances, the Swiss Federal Council ordered an extension of the ordinary annual court recess ("Gerichtsferien"). As a result, procedural deadlines in many (but not all) proceedings by the Swiss Competition Commission ("ComCo") have been suspended up to and including 19 April 2020. This memorandum explains impacts, consequences and exemptions on competition law proceedings.