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VISCHER

SCHÜTZENGASSE 1, 8021, SWITZERLAND
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Work +41 58 211 34 00
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Fax +41 58 211 34 10
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www.vischer.com
Basel, ZURICH

Press releases and law firm thought leadership

This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

If your firm wishes to publish press releases or articles, please contact Shehab Khurshid on +44 (0) 207 396 5689 or shehab.khurshid@legalease.co.uk

 

Toshiba acquires Landis+Gyr

May 2011. Press Releases by VISCHER (view listing).

The Japanese electronics manufacturer Toshiba Corporation has entered into a securities purchase agreement to buy the entire equity of the Swiss-based meter maker Landis+Gyr for USD 2.3 billion from a group of investors. The acquisition will substantially enhance the scope of Toshiba's smart grid and smart community businesses and position the company as a global competitor with world-class capabilities.

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New partners

February 2011. Press Releases by VISCHER (view listing).

The partners of VISCHER Ltd are pleased to announce the appointment of two new partners as of January 1, 2011:

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Christoph Niederer is appointed Zurich Head of Tax

August 2010. Press Releases by VISCHER (view listing).

On September 1, 2010, Christoph Niederer, lawyer and certified tax expert will join VISCHER Ltd as partner and Head of the Zurich Tax Practice Group. In addition to advising national and international companies, Christoph also advises individuals and family offices on all aspects of inheritance planning and estate structuring. He represents clients before the tax authorities and in legal proceedings. VISCHER Ltd. offers a wide range of services in this sector, with its tax teams in Basel and Zurich cooperating closely.

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CTS EVENTIM group purchases Ticketcorner group

March 2010. Press Releases by VISCHER (view listing).

On 5 March 2010, EVENTIM CH AG, a subsidiary of the German CTS EVENTIM AG has purchased Ticketcorner Holding AG from Capvis General Partners II Ltd. and other sellers (including a subsidiary of the Kudelski group).

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VISCHER advises Tyco International

January 2010. Press Releases by VISCHER (view listing).

On January 18, 2010 Tyco International announced plans to purchase Broadview Security for $2 billion in a cash and stock deal.

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Urs Haegi President of the Zurich Lawyers' Association

December 2008. Press Releases by VISCHER (view listing).

At its recent winter conference meeting, Urs Haegi, VISCHER's Managing Partner, was elected president of the Zurich Lawyers' Association for 2009 and 2010.

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This year`s Autumn Conference

November 2008. Press Releases by VISCHER (view listing).

Bonus, Data Protection and Non-Compete Clauses

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Tax team highly recommended

November 2008. Press Releases by VISCHER (view listing).

The VISCHER tax team has been highly recommended and ranked in the second highest tier of leading firms in the current issue of "World Tax 2009",

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VISCHER Announces Two New Partners

February 2008. Press Releases by VISCHER (view listing).

VISCHER is pleased to announce the appointment of two new partners who joined the partnership as of 1 January 2008 in the Zurich office.

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Dr. Stefan Rechsteiner and Stefan Widmer to join partnership of VISCHER as of 1 January 2008

January 2008. Press Releases by VISCHER (view listing).

 VISCHER is pleased to announce the appointment of two new partners who have joined the partnership as of 1 January 2008 in the Zurich office.Dr. Stefan Rechsteiner has been practicing with VISCHER since 2003.

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Legal Developments by:
VISCHER

  • Capital Contribution Principle: Meaning and Proceedings

    On January 1, 2011, the Swiss tax law capital contribution principle (CCP) enters into force - with far reaching consequences for companies, their owners, board members and tax advisors. A few days ago the Federal Tax Administration (FTA) published a Circular Letter on this change of law.
    - VISCHER

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