Bär & Karrer Ltd

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Firm profile for Europe 2021

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About

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Chairman: Daniel Hochstrasser
Managing Partners: Daniel Bader, Daniel Hochstrasser, Dr Cédric Chapuis, Dr Christoph Neeracher, Christoph Suter, Nora Teuwsen
Number of partners: 48
Number of lawyers: 170
Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

Firm Overview:
Bär & Karrer is a leading Swiss law firm with more than 170 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva, Lugano and Zug. The firm’s core business is advising clients on innovative and complex transactions and representing them in litigation, arbitration and regulatory proceedings. Clients range from multinational corporations to private individuals in Switzerland and around the world.

PRACTICE AREAS:
Arbitration
Banking & Insurance
Capital Markets & Listed Companies 
Competition Law & Antitrust
Corporate & Commercial
Crisis Management & Internal Investigations
Employment & Migration
Intellectual Property
Litigation
Mergers & Acquisitions
Notarial Services Privacy & Data Protection
Private Client & Estate Planning
Real Estate & Environmental Law
Sports Law
Tax, Social Security & Tax Litigation
Technology, Media & Telecommunications
Turnaround, Reorganization & Insolvency
White Collar Crime

Main Areas of Practice:

Banking & Insurance:
Advice to banks, securities dealers, insurance and reinsurance companies, and other financial institutions. Representation of financial institutions, issuers, investors, and other market participants in enforcement proceedings of the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory. Authority FINMA..
Banking Contact: Eric Stupp
Email: [email protected]
Insurance Contact: Dr Peter Hsu
Email: [email protected]
Banking Contact: Dr Cédric Chapuis (Geneva)
Email: [email protected]

Capital Markets:
Representation of issuers and underwriters in domestic and international securities offerings, e.g. in IPOs, rights offerings, convertible bonds, hybrid instruments.
Contact: Dr Ralph Malacrida
Email: [email protected]rkarrer.ch
Contact: Dr Urs Kägi
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Lukas Roesler
Email: [email protected]

Financing:
Advice to banks and other financial institutions and companies on domestic and cross-border financing transactions across a wide range of industries.
Contact: Dr Ralph Malacrida (Zurich)
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Frédéric Bétrisey (Geneva)
Email: [email protected]

Internal Investigation & Cross-Border Proceedings:
Internal investigations for corporations in Switzerland and around the world. International legal assistance proceedings (civil and criminal matters) and international administrative assistance proceedings.
Contact: Dr Andreas D Länzlinger
Email: [email protected]

Litigation & Arbitration:
Corporate and commercial disputes and all related issues. Ad hoc and institutional arbitrations governed by Swiss or foreign law. Members of the arbitration team regularly serve as party-appointed arbitrators, sole arbitrators, and chairpersons of arbitral tribunals, as well as mediators.
Contact: Matthew T Reiter
Email: [email protected]
Arbitration Contact: Daniel Hochstrasser (Zurich)
Email: [email protected]
Arbitration Contact: Pierre-Yves Gunter (Geneva)
Email: [email protected]

Mergers & Acquisitions:
Complex domestic and cross-border transactions, acquisitions and divestments, auctions, friendly and hostile takeovers, spin-offs, mergers, transaction finance and restructurings.
Contact: Prof Dr Rolf Watter
Email: [email protected]
Public M&A Contact: Dr Dieter Dubs
Email: [email protected]
Private M&A/Private Equity Contact: Dr Christoph Neeracher (Zurich)
Email: [email protected]
Private M&A/Private Equity Contact: Martin Anderson (Geneva)
Email: [email protected]

Private Clients:
Advice to private clients and their families on matrimonial property and succession law, including domestic and international estate planning, estate administration and executorships. Assistance with regard to taking up residence and domicile in Switzerland. Representation of clients in all types of litigation involving trusts, gifts, wills, estates and matrimonial property.
Contact: Tina Wuestemann
Email: [email protected]

Tax:
All matters related to direct and indirect taxes, customs duties, and other levies to corporations and individuals, financial institutions, institutional and private investors, partnerships, trusts, estates, and foundations. Comprehensive tax planning solutions.
Corporate Contact: Susanne Schreiber
Email: [email protected]
Private Clients Contact: Daniel Bader
Email: [email protected]

White Collar Crime:
Defending individuals and companies in complex criminal matters and representing victims of frauds and other wrongdoings in asset tracing cases before criminal law authorities.
Contact: Saverio Lembo
Email: [email protected]

Europe

This firm is also ranked in:

Global 2021 High Net Worth 2020 FinTech 2021

Contributions

Total 6 contributions

Law and Practice

International Fraud & Asset Tracing 2021 in Switzerland

Authors: Saverio Lembo, Aurélie Conrad Hari, Pascal Hachem, Marianna Nerushay

Trends and Developments

Sports Law 2021 in Switzerland

Authors: Michele Bernasconi, Jan Kleiner, Lukas Stocker, Luca Tarzia

Law and Practice

Sports Law 2021 in Switzerland

Authors: Michele Bernasconi, Jan Kleiner, Lukas Stocker, Luca Tarzia

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 12 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Press Release

Bär & Karrer Advises GENUI on the Acquisition of labor team w

Authors: Christoph Neeracher, Susanne Schreiber, Philippe Seiler, Elisabeth Rinderknecht, Patrick Zumsteg, Lukas Roesler, Martin Leu, Clarissa Marxer, Thomas Stoltz, Ignaz Müller

Press Release

Deutsche Börse Acquires Remaining Stake in Clearstream Fund Centre from UBS

Authors: Daniel Flühmann, Mariel Hoch, Mani Reinert, Marlene Lienau, Jasmin Bächtold, Tiffany Ender, Tobias Rebmann

Press Release

Bär & Karrer Advises the Owners on the Sale of a Majority in FOSTAG

Authors: Christoph Neeracher, Susanne Schreiber, Raphael Annasohn, Lukas Bründler, Cyrill Diefenbacher, Michael Rohrer

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Arbitration
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Banking & Finance
Band 1
Capital Markets
Band 2
Competition/Antitrust
Band 3
Corporate/M&A
Band 1
Employment
Band 4

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Arbitration (International)


Daniel Hochstrasser
Band 5
Pierre-Yves Gunter
Band 5

International Arbitration: Most In Demand Arbitrators


Daniel Hochstrasser
Band 3
Pierre-Yves Gunter
Band 2
Switzerland

Arbitration Counsel


Cesare Jermini
Band 4
Daniel Hochstrasser
Band 1

Top Ranked Lawyers

Band 1
Daniel HochstrasserArbitration Counsel
Eric StuppBanking & Finance
Mani ReinertCompetition/Antitrust
Christoph NeeracherCorporate/M&A
Rolf WatterCorporate/M&A
Corrado RampiniReal Estate
Saverio LemboWhite-Collar Crime
Band 2
Pierre-Yves GunterArbitration Counsel
Frédéric BétriseyBanking & Finance
Ralph MalacridaBanking & Finance
Dieter DubsCorporate/M&A
Martin AndersonCorporate/M&A
Ralph MalacridaCorporate/M&A
Markus WangIntellectual Property
Pierre-Yves GunterInternational Arbitration: Most In Demand Arbitrators
Markus SchottLife Sciences

Ranked Offices

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Switzerland

Geneva
Lugano

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Head Office

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Head Office

Brandschenkestrasse 90

Zürich

Zurich

Switzerland

CH-8027

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