University of Zurich

Andreas Heinemann

University of Zurich

Andreas Heinemann is a Professor of Commercial, Economic and European Law at the University of Zurich. Until 2022, he chaired the Swiss Competition Commission and was a member of the Bureau of the OECD Competition Committee. Andreas Heinemann has a legal and economic education and was awarded the Diplôme International d'Administration Publique (DIAP) from the Ecole Nationale d'Administration (ENA), then in Paris. In 1992, he passed his bar exam in Berlin. From 1993 to 2000, he was an assistant at the Institute for International Law at the University of Munich where he completed his PhD and Habilitation. He was a professor at the University of Lausanne from 2001 to 2007. While maintaining a teaching mandate in Lausanne, he has been teaching economic and European law at the University of Zurich since 2007. Considered an expert in European, Swiss and international economic law, his area of expertise is antitrust and intellectual property law.


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Andreas Heinemann Competition law in need for speed


The increasing complexity of competition law has considerably protracted procedures, seriously jeopardizing the goals of competition policy. The shortcomings are particularly pernicious in the digital economy but are not limited to a specific economic sector. The time has come to tackle the (...)



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