Rechtsanwalt Dr. Peter Thyri | 1010 Wien | Rotenturmstraße 27/6

Areas of expertise

In my work at the interface of EC and national law, I have gained extensive insights and experience in most fields of national economic law. Civil and commercial law, unfair competition law, intellectual property, corporate law, banking and finance or the large variety of public economic law as well as constitutional law are among them. However, my extensively published expertise circles around competition and its enforcement in Austria and Europe. As a legal counsel, academic or in Arbitration proceedings, I regularly focus on the following topics:

Competition and Antitrust

  • Cartel enforcement proceedings (Austria / EU)
  • Leniency /Settlements
  • Compliance-Trainings
  • Horizontal cooperation agreements
  • Market Dominance
  • Merger Control / M&A
  • Private enforcement / litigation
  • Competition Arbitration


  • Agency Agreements
  • Franchise Agreements
  • Automotive distribution systems
  • Pharma-distribution
  • Food Retail
  • Litigation

State aid

  • EU-State aid law
  • Strategic consultation in State aid planning
  • Culture and sports aid
  • Public Funding of Infrastructure
  • Services of General Economic Interest
  • Privatisation
  • Public Undertakings
  • Public Service Broadcasting/entertainment industry
  • Recovery proceedings
  • EU-structural funds
  • Agricultural Sector
  • International aid schemes (WTO)

International Economic Law / EU Law

  • Common Market Law (Four Freedoms)
  • Preliminary ruling proceedings
  • Annulment proceedings
  • Transparency Regulation
  • International Trade
  • ECHR
  • International Investment Law (BITs)