Christophe Rapin heads the firm’s competition, trade and regulatory group in Geneva and Brussels. Admitted to the bar in Brussels and in Geneva, he advises and represents clients in anti-trust matters and in competition law enforcement procedures. He has wide ranging experience in international distribution, including franchising.
Christophe Rapin is a member of Meyerlustenberger Lachenal’s IP team that consistently ranks top tier in Switzerland. He is particularly well aware of the sensitive issues at the crossroads of IP law and competition law. Christophe Rapin is also a member of Meyerlustenberger Lachenal’s M&A and corporate team. In that respect, he is active in M&A transactions, particularly in connection to regulated industries.
Christophe Rapin has been Chairman of the Swiss Competition Law Association for 8 years and is currently Vice-President of the International League of Competition Law (LIDC). He is the sole attorney in Geneva listed in the Who’s Who franchise 2017. Furthermore he is recognised as an expert in the field of competition law by Who’s Who Legal and in the field of banking regulation by IFLR.