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Areas of Specialization

01. Transnational Commercial Litigation and Arbitration

Based on our experience in all areas of business and corporate law, we effectively represent our clients' interests in court.

Specifically, we assist our clients in:​

  • disputes between clients and banks concerning advice, management of assets, financing and investment products

  • corporate disputes specifically concerning shareholder agreements, squeeze-out litigation and directors and officers liability

  • representation of private plaintiff parties in white collar criminal matters

  • employment litigation

  • international estate and trust disputes

  • provisional remedies specifically TROs and attachment

  • data protection litigation specifically involving financial institutions

  • bankruptcy proceedings specifically litigation involving certification of creditor claims and administration proceedings

  • international recognition and enforcement of judgments and arbitral awards

  • international judicial and administrative assistance

  • representation in arbitration proceedings

02. Investor Disputes

We have many years of experience in representing investors and venture capitalists in court. Finding the most effective and efficient way to recover the investment is always our main purpose. Our experience includes in particular lawsuits based on the following causes of action: 

  • Breach of Contractual Fiduciary Duties

  • Mismanagement of Assets

  • Breach of the Duty to Inform and Duty of Care

  • Securities Fraud

  • Failure to Provide Accounting

  • Failure to Disclose and Forward Reallowances to the Client

  • Kickback Schemes

  • False or Misleading Statements in Prospectuses, Listing Particulars and Financial Disclosures

  • Misselling of Securities

  • Unauthorized Selling of Unregistered Securities

  • Illegal Voluntary Account Freezes

  • Crypto Fraud, Crypto Theft, Digital Assets Recovery Litigation and Arbitration, Blockchain and Smart Contracts Investment Recovery

  • Client Data Breach Litigation

  • Bank Secrecy Violation Litigation

  • Liability of Unregistered Broker-Dealers, Investment Advisers or Financial Institutions

  • Attachment of Assets and Funds in Civil and Criminal Courts, Debt Enforcement Proceedings, Asset Liquidation etc. 

  • Class Action Litigation

  • Director and Officer Liability Lawsuits

  • Derivative Actions

  • Pension Fund Litigation

  • Collective Investment Schemes 

  • Ponzi Schemes

  • Penny Stock Fraud 

  • Damages for Lost Profits

  • Active Plaintiff Party Representation in White Collar Criminal Cases 

03. Contracts, Commercial and Corporate Law

We advise and assist individuals and companies in Switzerland and abroad on contracts in the various fields of law. Our areas of competence in encompass all forms of contract law as for example purchase agreements, leasing agreements, supply agreements, license agreements, labor and work contracts, agency agreements, service agreements, joint ventures and shareholder pooling agreements.

We advise our clients regarding the incorporation, organization and administration of legal entities in Switzerland and abroad, advise them on the selection of the most suitable form of legal entity and support them in acquisition- and merger-transactions. We have proven experience in the area of international joint ventures and cooperations. If necessary, we can rely on the advice of the specialists in our international network.

04. Inheritance, Trusts and Estates

We draft for our clients last will and testaments as well as marriage and inheritance agreements in the national and international context. We accept mandates as executors of last wills. We advise and represent heirs in succession-related litigation. We advise and support individuals and entrepreneurs in their succession planning including tax planning. We finally serve on boards of foundations and as trustee and provide the related legal services, whereby we cooperate with the specialists of our international network.

05. Bankruptcy Law and Restructuring

We advise and represent individuals and companies in the enforcement of their claims against debtors in Switzerland and abroad. We represent them in debt enforcement and bankruptcy proceedings, we have vast experience in clawback and schedule of claims proceedings as well as directors “and officers” liability proceedings. We serve as administrators and liquidators in creditors’ committees
We advise companies in reorganization and restructuring procedures.

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