(i) Diagnosis: Analyze impending or ongoing litigation in the context of the communications strategy of the company or corporate association concerned and identify potential communications deficiencies.
(ii) Remedy: Enhance company credibility with timely, impactful communications. Design and implement internal communication vis-à-vis the board of directors, executive management and employees, in tandem with external communication towards the competition commission (WEKO), courts, media and policymakers.
(i) Diagnosis: Analyze the need for and scope of PR measures in support of ongoing litigation, before, during and after proceedings.
(ii) Remedy: Support ongoing litigation by designing and implementing bespoke PR initiatives to target public and judicial authorities (competition commission, courts), the media, policymakers and general public.
(i) Diagnosis: Analyze the merit and impact of media activities before, during and after litigation, as well as outside of proceedings.
(ii) Remedy: Provide communications consulting services, for example when announcing mergers, or publishing expert opinions by associations or industry organizations.
Competition policy and legislation
(i) Diagnosis: Analyze the impact of existing or planned regulatory measures in the context of individual competitors or the overall competitive environment.
(ii) Remedy: Develop and implement competition policy campaigns to counter legislation that distorts competition.
Competition law strategy
(i) Diagnosis: Identify and rewrite existing or planned legislation that would distort competition.
(ii) Remedy: Develop and implement sophisticated strategies utilizing diverse services and resources to meet the company’s longer-term objectives with regard to competition policy.