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Wenger & Vieli

DUFOURSTRASSE 56, 8008 ZÜRICH, SWITZERLAND
Tel:
Work +41 58 958 58 58
Fax:
Fax +41 58 958 59 59
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Web:
www.wengervieli.ch
Zurich, Zug

Switzerland

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  • Switzerland: Banking and finance > Zurich
  • Switzerland: Leading firms > Zurich

Switzerland

Within Capital markets, Wenger & Vieli is a second tier firm,

Wenger & Vieli’s main focus is on equity capital markets, but it also undertakes a significant amount of debt work. Recent highlights include assisting Peach Property with its public bond issuance in Switzerland and bond repurchase in Germany. Practice head Wolfgang Zürcher and Christoph Schmid are recommended.

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Within EU, competition and WTO, Wenger & Vieli is a third tier firm,

Wenger & Vieli advised a paper manufacturer on price-fixing allegations and assisted a major cement company with issues relating to its distribution structure. Urs Weber-Stecher heads the practice.

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Within Insolvency and corporate recovery, Wenger & Vieli is a third tier firm,

Wenger & Vieli has been representing several creditors of Lehman Brothers. Other work includes advising Precious Woods Holding on its restructuring. Georg Zondler and Martin Hess are the names to note.

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Within Mergers and acquisitions, Wenger & Vieli is a third tier firm,

The team at Wenger & Vieli, which is headed by Beat Speck and Christoph Schmid, provides ‘a very good service level’. Recent highlights include advising Daimler on a joint venture with Nissan to manufacture compact cars in Mexico.

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Within Tax, tier 4

Wenger & Vieli recently provided tax advice on the structuring of venture capital investments for Investor Growth Capital. Stephan Hürlimann heads the practice.

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Switzerland: Banking and finance

Within Zurich, Wenger & Vieli is a second tier firm,

Wenger & Vieli provides ‘a high level of competency and accuracy’ with ‘very good value of money’. It is led by Martin Hess and Georg Zondler. Recent work includes advising various Swiss banks on the US disclosure programme. It also assisted certain electronic payment providers with licensing and other regulatory requirements.

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Switzerland: Dispute resolution

Within Arbitration, tier 4

Wenger & Vieli has experience in commercial cases before international arbitration tribunals. The ‘very experienced and professionalUrs Weber-Stecher is recommended along with ‘extremely well organised’ of counsel Daniel Girsberger.

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Within Litigation, Wenger & Vieli is a third tier firm,

Wenger & Vieli is especially expert in litigation in the banking, finance and insurance sectors. Michael Huber heads the practice.

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Switzerland: Leading firms

Within Zurich, Wenger & Vieli is a third tier firm,

Wenger & Vieli provides ‘a high level of competency and accuracy’, particularly regarding banking, finance and capital markets matters. Wolfgang Zürcher, Christoph Schmid and Martin Hess are key contacts.

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Legal Developments by:
Wenger & Vieli

  • Swiss Capital Contribution Principle

    As per 1 January 2011 a new regulation in the Swiss tax law concerning the tax treatment of the repayment of capital contributions enters into force. According to the new rules the repayment of capital contributions is exempt from Swiss income tax (if the shares are owned as private means) and Swiss withholding tax.
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