Practice Areas:

Corporate, M&A, Competition, Antitrust and Merger Control

Professional Experience:

Research and Teaching Assistant at the Institute for Commercial and Business Law of the University of Vienna; lecturer at the University of Vienna (since 1995), at the University of Salzburg (since 2000), at the Danube University Krems (since 2008) and at the “Tax Management” master-program, FH Campus Wien and Austrian Ministry of Finance, at the Qualification Program of the Austrian Chamber of Commerce (WKÖ) for members of supervisory boards. Lecturer and head of the Law Department of the “Banking and Finance” study program, University of Applied Sciences Vienna (1998-2007).

Author of numerous law books (e.g. Antitrust, Stock Option Right, Equity Compensation law, Law of Assignment), author of contributions to leading Austrian commentaries (e.g. the HGB/UGB – Commercial Code, AktG, GenG, GmbHG, WAG), articles and analysis on court decisions, co-editor of the GmbH-Bulletin, laureate of the Walther Kastner Award (1999), member of the Commission of Competition of the ICC (since 2004), Certified Supervisory Expert (CSE, 2011), Member of the Scientific Commitee of the law journal "Zeitschrift für Finanzmarktrecht" (ZFR, 2011-2017), Member of the Scientific Committee of the German law journal “Compliance-Berater” (CB, 2013).

Honorary Professor at the University of Salzburg (since 2011)

Chairman of the Austrian Competition Commission (2018 - 2022)

Jörg Zehetner has repeatedly been ranked by the Austrian journal "trend" in its peer-review "Austria's best lawyers" amongst the Top 10 Corporate Lawyers and amongst the Top 10 Anti-Trust Lawyers of Austria.


University of Vienna (Mag. iur. 1994, Dr. iur. 1999, Dr. rer. soc. oec. 2001); Vienna University of Economics and Business (Mag. rer. soc. oec. 1994); University of Wolverhampton (1991)

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