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Andreas von Planta

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Senior Counsel at Lenz & Staehelin in Geneva, Dr. Andreas von Planta is a leading expert in corporate law, stock exchange regulation and one of the most experienced M&A practitioners in Switzerland. He is regularly advising boards of public companies on governance matters and he is considered a leading authority in corporate law. He is a regular speaker on corporate law issues in universities and professional educational organizations. Andreas von Planta is a former Chairman of the Geneva Association of Business Law.


University of Basel (lic. iur. 1978, Dr. iur. 1981), Admission Basel Bar (1982), Joined Lenz & Staehelin (1983), Columbia University School of Law (LL.M., 1983), Partner at Lenz & Staehelin (1988), Senior Counsel at Lenz & Staehelin (2018)

Professional Memberships

Admitted as an expert to the SIX Swiss Exchange for Listing Purposes, Chairman of the Regulatory Board of the SIX Swiss Exchange AG, Chairman of the board of HSBC Private Bank (Suisse) SA, Member of the Boards of Directors of several companies, including Novartis AG and Helvetia Holding AG. Board member of various non-listed Swiss companies


Languages: German, English, French