Benoît Merkt, Dr. iur., Attorney at Law, MJur has been a partner of the Swiss law firm Lenz & Staehelin since 2006. He is co-head of Lenz & Staehelin competition law and non-profit/philanthropy practices. He holds a Doctorate in law from the University of Neuchâtel and a Master in European and Comparative Law (MJur) from Oxford University. Benoît Merkt is recognized as a leading competition law expert and a leading practitioner in the law of tax-exempt/non-profit organizations.