Kajetan Rozga, a lawyer trained in the USA, where he has ten years of government and law firm experience, strengthens the merger and antitrust team at bpv Huegel. As an expert in cross-border transactions as well as international cartels and follow-on damages suits, he represents international clients.

Selected mandates from Austrian practice include: 

  • Obtaining merger control clearance for large cross-border acquisition of supplier of aerospace and industrial electronic components
  • Supporting capacitors manufacturer in private damages claims in follow-on to EU proceedings
  • Supporting global private equity firms in obtaining merger control clearances for various investments in tech, retail, and industrial sectors
  • Submission of Austrian leniency application in retail sector
  • Supporting client in gun jumping proceedings before competition authorities
  • Securing merger control clearance for acquisition of consumer brand by a major multi-national consumer products company

Selected mandates from US practice include:

  • Defending major multinational auto parts supplier through a plea deal in criminal cartel investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice
  • Member of trial team that obtained complete jury verdict in favor of defendant wholesaler in federal antitrust class action case
  • Securing non-prosecution of individual in criminal investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice in the advertising sector
  • Defending multinational electronics manufacturer through favorable settlements in sprawling multi-district civil antitrust litigation
  • Obtaining favorable settlement on behalf of a class of TV stations in antitrust class action lawsuit brought against music licensing organizations
  • Defending multinational auto parts supplier through favorable settlement in one of the largest-ever multi-district civil antitrust litigations
  • Member of U.S. Federal Trade Commission trial team that obtained preliminary injunction and prevailed at an administrative hearing on the merits to block a hospital merger

Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Antitrust Section
  • New York Bar Association, Antitrust Section (Former Co-Chair of the Vertical Restraints Committee)

Teaching activities and lectures
Guest lecturer in antitrust, Boston University School of Law and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Education and professional background
In 2009, Kajetan received his Juris Doctor from Boston University School of Law. Prior to that, he completed an internship with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission in 2008. Kajetan served as a Staff Attorney with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission in the Bureau of Competition (Mergers IV Division) from 2009 until 2012. From 2012 to 2019, he was an Antitrust Associate with Weil, Gotshal & Manges in New York. Since 2019, Kajetan Rozga has been Counsel at bpv Huegel in Vienna.

Languages
English, Polish

Publications

2019
2014
2013
2012
2009