Marián Minárik is an associate and a member of the economic team at our law firm. Marián specialises in competition law and economics, in particular distribution agreements, cartels, abuse of dominance, mergers and acquisitions, state aid, regulation of network industries, damages. He practises in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
In the field of competition law, Marián participates in representing clients in proceedings before national competition authorities, courts and the European Commission. He also advises on compliance, including assessment of planned projects from the perspective of antitrust regulation, preparation of compliance programs and specialised training.
In the field of competition economics, Marián is involved in the preparation of comprehensive economic reports for the purposes of court and administrative proceedings, or commercial disputes. He has extensive experience in data collection, the use of quantitative techniques (econometrics), and preparation of economic analyses, e.g. in the energy, telecommunications and automotive sectors.
Marián is fluent in Slovak, Czech, English and German.
He holds graduate degrees in Finance and in Law, both from Masaryk University
in Brno. He also studied at universities in the United Kingdom and the USA.
Prior to joining our law firm, Marián worked for the German law firm Noerr.
Membership in professional associations
Czech Bar Association
Languages Slovak, Czech, English, German
Masaryk University Faculty of Law, Brno, Mgr. (Master of Laws)
Masaryk University Faculty of Finance, Brno, Ing. (Master’s degree) University of Aberystwyth (UK) John Marshall Law School (USA)
comprehensive legal and economic advice to a major truck manufacturer in damages disputes following the European Commission’s cartel decision
long-term advice to a major telecommunications operator, inter alia, on restrictive practices and abuse of dominance
comprehensive analysis of the competitive environment in the electricity and gas markets for proceedings before the European Commission
long-term advice to a major petrochemical company on competition matters, including an analysis of its market position
advising a major food company in connection with a competition authority’s investigation of an alleged vertical price agreement, including preparing a comprehensive economic report
advising a major passenger car importer on competition compliance and distribution agreements
advising a major postal operator in connection with proceedings before the European Commission on alleged illegal state aid
advising a major food company on distribution agreements, unilateral conduct and in connection with the preparation of objections to a concentration of undertakings
advising a retail chain in a dispute for compensation for damage caused by an alleged unfair competition practice
legal and economic advice to several other major clients on margin squeeze, predatory pricing, rebate schemes and excessive prices
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