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Dr iur Andreas Hünerwadel

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Wenger & Vieli

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Banks & Financial Services Providers; Energy Law; Financing; Corporate & Commercial Law


Andreas Hünerwadel practices in the fields of contract and banking law as well as corporate and foundation law. He advises both legal and natural persons, the latter in particular with regard to the structuring of their financial circumstances and estate planning.

Andreas Hünerwadel is managing partner of Wenger & Vieli Ltd. and a member of the board of directors of a global industrial group. In addition, he is involved in start-ups in various roles and is a board member of charitable foundations.


Since 2001, Partner at Wenger & Vieli Ltd.; 1996-2001, Lawyer at Belser Altorfer & Partner; 1992, Junior Lawyer at Bär & Karrer in Zurich; 1991, Clerk at the District Court of Meilen.


German and English.


International Bar Association (IBA); Swiss Bar Association (SAV); Zurich Bar Association (ZAV); Swiss Indian Chamber of Commerce (SICC).


2015, Advanced Management Programme, Executive School University of St. Gallen; 1996, New York University School of Law (LL.M.); 1995, University of Zurich (Dr. iur.); 1993, Admission to the Bar; 1991, University of Zurich (lic. iur.).


Banking and finance: Zurich

Within: Banking and finance: Zurich

Wenger & Vieli LTD provides regulatory and FINMA-related advice, as well as assisting with fintech projects including currencies and founding trade venues, and handling syndicated loans, lending and security issues and defending banks against contentious claims. In a recent highlight, Martin Hess advised Utrust Switzerland on setting up a payment system in digital currencies, involving its ICO and regulatory aspects. Bank supervisory lawyer Bignia Vieli, transaction partner Andreas Hünerwadel and litigator Georg Zondler form the core team.

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  • 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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