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Bär & Karrer Ltd.

BRANDSCHENKESTRASSE 90, 8027 ZÜRICH, SWITZERLAND
Tel:
Work +41 58 261 50 00
Fax:
Fax +41 58 261 50 01
Email:
Web:
www.baerkarrer.ch
Geneva, Lugano, Zug, Zurich

Dr Andreas D Länzlinger

Tel:
Work +41 58 261 50 00
Email:
Web:
www.baerkarrer.ch/lawyers/partner/laenzlinger-andreas-d.html
Bär & Karrer Ltd.

Work Department

Arbitration | Litigation | Banking & Insurance | Corporate & Commercial | Internal Investigation | White Collar Crime

Position

Andreas D. Länzlinger heads Bär & Karrer's Internal Investigations Practice Group and is one of the leading partners of the firm's Litigation/Arbitration Practice Group. He has extensive experience in handling complex banking/financing, commercial, corporate, contract and insurance litigations, both before Swiss courts and in cross-border proceedings. He and his team have conducted many large scale internal investigations at global enterprises in the financial, pharmaceutical and construction business. He has represented a number of Swiss clients in mass tort litigation cases before US courts. During the last years, he has regularly advised and represented Swiss corporate clients regarding compliance questions and in investigations, including proceedings before US authorities (Department of Justice, SEC and FED), especially in matters under the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Career

  • Ad interim General Counsel, ABB Ltd. (2006)
  • Partner of Bär & Karrer (since 2000)
  • Partner of Henrici, Wicki & Guggisberg (1993-1999)
  • Associate at Henrici, Wicki & Guggisberg (1984-1992)
  • Associate, Kronish, Lieb, Weiner & Hellman, New York (1987-1988)

Languages

German, English, French

Member

  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV/FSA)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)

Education

  • University of Zurich: Dr. iur. (1992)
  • Admitted to the Zurich Bar (1986)
  • University of Zurich: lic. iur. (1983)


Switzerland

Banking and finance: Zurich

Within: Banking and finance: Zurich

Bär & Karrer Ltd. is best known for handling financing deals, derivative transactions and debt structuring, as well as banking M&A. Regulatory advice, enforcement proceedings and investigations are additional focus areas. Peter Hsu advised Tellco Vorsorge on its acquisition of private bank Dominick Company, while Rashid Bahar acted for HQLAx on the first live securities lending transaction via R3's Corda blockchain platform. Eric Stupp acted for Copernicus during the establishment of a Swiss holding company and application for a FINMA licence. Transaction partner Ralph Malacrida, internal investigation practice lead Andreas Länzlinger and fintech partner Daniel Flühmann are other names to note.

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Dispute resolution: litigation

Within: Leading individuals

Andreas Länzlinger - Bär & Karrer Ltd.

Within: Dispute resolution: litigation

Full-service firm Bär & Karrer Ltd. stands out for its 'in-depth know-how and pragmatic legal advice', as well as its 'experience in complex international cases and good relationships with other relevant entities'. The ten-partner team is best known for M&A, private client, intellectual property, IT litigation and white-collar criminal law matters. In a pending matter before the Swiss Supreme Court, Pierre-Yves Gunter and Aurélie Conrad Hari are instructed by Omea to enforce an award against the Republic of Equatorial Guinea in order to secure a payment of more than €95m, while Matthew T Reiter represented an industrial company in a successful appeal proceeding before the Zurich Superior Court concerning profit margins related to a share purchase agreement. 'Excellent outside-the-box thinkerAndreas Länzlinger acts for an insurance carrier as respondent to the insured in a proceeding regarding alleged claims under a professional indemnity insurance policy. Saverio Lembo is a key partner in Geneva.

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