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VISCHER

SCHĂśTZENGASSE 1, 8021, SWITZERLAND
Tel:
Work +41 58 211 34 00
Fax:
Fax +41 58 211 34 10
Email:
Web:
www.vischer.com
Basel, ZURICH

Dr Jana Essebier

Tel:
Work +41 58 211 34 00
Email:
VISCHER

Work Department

Financial services law, capital markets law, insolvency and restructuring, compliance, private equity

Position

Partner, specialised in financial services law, FinTech, blockchain, insolvency and restructuring, advice of Swiss and foreign financial market participants on regulatory matters and capital markets law, support of corporate clients on a broad range of compliance issues, including representation before the competent courts and authorities, extensive expertise in dealing with derivatives, structured products and other financial instruments and innovative product platforms, such as crowdfunding.

Career

Secondment with UBS Investment Bank London in the derivatives, structured products and structured funds department, law clerk with White & Case LLP, Hamburg, and Gide Loyrette Nouel, Paris, notary public clerk in Hamburg, court clerk, lecturer at the Institute for Comparative Law of the University of Paris II, research assistant to the Law Faculty of the University of Potsdam (in private international law) and to the Max Planck Institute for Foreign Private Law and Private International Law, Hamburg, currently lecturer in banking and capital market law at the Academy of the Swiss Institute of Certified Accountants and Tax Consultants.

Languages

German, English, French

Member

Officer of the Insolvency Section of the International Bar Association

Education

Swiss Finance Institute/University of Berne (DAS in Banking 2014), Universities of Potsdam, Geneva and Hamburg (Dr. iur., 2004)


Switzerland

Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

VISCHER provides 'top advice, which is clearly above the market standard'. The team has core strengths handling bankruptcies in the financial sector, having been involved in the Lehman Brothers insolvency as liquidator's counsel. In recent work, Adrian Dörig  represented indenture trustee Wilmington Trust in the bankruptcy of Toys'R'Us. 'Truly knowledgeable and profoundly experienced practitioners' David Jenny and Thomas Weibel are also recommended, while Jana Essebier is another name to note.

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    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.
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