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Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd

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What the team is known for

Active in data protection and outsourcing matters for clients from the financial, technology and insurance sectors. Represents clients in dispute resolution, outsourcing and contract negotiations. Further areas of activity include competition and antitrust matters relating to IT and telecommunications, including representing companies facing licensing and cyber investigations. Also handles software licensing and development transactions.

Strengths

Clients say: "They are very skilled and also have the expertise and know-how."

"Their services were always helpful and efficient," remarks one impressed source.

Work highlights

Assisted FAIRTIQ with the technology and data protection issues pertaining to its mobile application.

Notable practitioners

Roland Mathys is described as a "top-notch lawyer" by one client, who goes on to laud his "knowledge, persistence and attention to detail." Mathys has a wide-ranging practice encompassing IT outsourcing mandates, software development projects and data protection matters.

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Overview

Schellenberg Wittmer’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Group advises on all legal matters related to ICT. Data privacy, both under Swiss law and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), new technologies and cybersecurity build further strong pillars of the practice group.

For projects and transactions, the ICT Group is fully skilled in all contractual, transactional and regulatory matters in different industry sectors (e.g. finance, life sciences, retail) and has immediate access to specific expertise and resources in related areas of law (e.g. intellectual property, employment, competition, regulatory, litigation and arbitration).

Schellenberg Wittmer has considerable experience in providing advice and/or court representation for a wide variety of business crime matters and related fields, including:

  • Compliance programmes arising under regulations related to anti-money laundering, insider dealing, market conduct, anti-corruption, etc.
  • Data protection legislation and disclosure requirements
  • Corporate and directors’ criminal liability
  • Criminal liability in insolvency situations
  • Regulatory proceedings
  • International assistance in criminal and regulatory matters
  • Actions and proceedings to locate, freeze and recover the proceeds of national and cross-border fraud and other financial crime
  • Representation of victims of fraud and other business-related offences in domestic criminal proceedings
  • White-collar crime defence work






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Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd

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Location

Löwenstrasse 19

PO Box 1876

Zürich

Zurich

Switzerland

CH-8021

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Roland Mathys
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