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Dr iur Andreas Hünerwadel

Work +41 58 958 58 58
Wenger & Vieli


Andreas Hünerwadel is currently the Managing Partner of Wenger & Vieli. His practice is focused on financial services, i.e. he advises banks and securities dealers with regard to transactions and supervisory issues. Additionally, he regularly represents banks in court, in particular in the Zurich Commercial Court, and has specific expertise in energy trading.
Andreas Hünerwadel also advises international groups of companies in corporate matters. He is member of the board of various companies.


2001-present, Partner at Wenger & Vieli; 1996, 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).


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.).

Switzerland: Banking and finance


Within: Zurich

Wenger & Vieli focuses on drafting legal opinions on regulatory topics, such as the Financial Market Infrastructure Act, and product issuances. Other areas of expertise are fintech, syndicated loans, lending structures and claims prevention. The team assisted block-chain company Lykke with the establishment of an organised trading facility. The client base also includes Interhoerbiger Finance, Falcon Bank and SIX Group. Bignia Vieli, Martin Hess and Andreas Hünerwadel are the key partners.

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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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