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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 Adrian Dörig

Tel:
Work +41 58 211 34 89
Email:
VISCHER

Work Department

Banking and Finance.

Position

Partner. Adrian Dörig is primarily active in banking and finance. He specialises in structured finance transactions, in particular acquisition, restructuring and lease financing. He also deals with regulatory and contractual issues relating to financial services, collective investment schemes and asset management. In addition, he advises clients on M&A projects and real estate transactions.

Career

Bar admission (Switzerland 1994, New York 1997); Court Clerk; Associate with Cantonal Tax Administration; Foreign Associate with Howard Darby & Levin (by now Covington & Burling) in New York; Associate with major law firm in Zurich and Geneva; Partner since 2006.

Languages

German, English, French.

Member

Zurich Bar Association; Swiss Bar Association; International Bar Association; German-American Lawyer's Association (DAJV); Advisory Board of Forum Kapitalmarktinstrumente - Kapitalmarktfinanzierug e.V.

Education

University of St. Gallen, HSG (lic. iur., 1992; Dr. iur., 1998); University of Virginia (LL.M., 1996).

Leisure

Running and mountaineering.


Switzerland

Banking and finance: Zurich

Within: Banking and finance: Zurich

VISCHER's banking and finance team covers banking insolvency, acquisition finance, cross-border lending, aircraft finance, regulatory advice, fintech matters and banking litigation. Practice head Markus Guggenbühl advises PricewaterhouseCoopers as liquidator of Lehman Brothers on a long-term basis, and Adrian Dörig assisted Myovant Sciences with securing flexible financing commitments worth up to $140m from Nova Quest Capital Management and Hercules Capital. Helvetia Schweizerische Lebensversicherung and Export Development Canada are longstanding clients of the practice.

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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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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.
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