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Lukas Wyss

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Practice Areas

Lukas Wyss advises banks, insurers and other companies in connection with finance transactions and capital market transactions. In finance, Lukas Wyss has a specific focus on corporate debt finance, leveraged finance, asset finance (including real estate finance), acquisition finance and structured finance and securitisation. In capital markets, Lukas Wyss is a market leader ABS transactions and has been involved in essentially all Swiss ABS transactions during the last years. Asset classes include auto leases, credit cards, consumer loans, SME loans as well as mortgages.

Career

Lukas Wyss was educated at Zurich University and Lausanne University (lic. iur. 2000) and Columbia University, New York, USA (LL.M. 2006, James Kent Scholar). He was admitted to the Zurich bar in 2002. He gained working experience as a District Court law clerk (Meilen, ZH) and as attorney at major law firms in Zurich and New York (Shearman & Sterling).

Professional Memberships

Member of the Swiss Bar Association, the Zurich Bar Association and the International Bar Association; member of the board of directors of the Zurich Bar Association.

Publications

Numerous publications and contributions to leading commentaries in his fields of practice (see publication list under www.walderwyss.com/lukas.wyss).

Personal

Speaks German and English.