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Wenger & Vieli

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Zug, Zurich

Georg Zondler

Work +41 58 958 58 58
Wenger & Vieli

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Banking Law; Corporate & Commercial Law; Litigation & Arbitration; Restructuring & Insolvency.


Georg Zondler's practice is focused on insolvency matters and litigation, in particular in commercial and banking law cases. He frequently conducts litigation before state courts and arbitration tribunals on behalf of Swiss and international clients. In debt enforcement and bankruptcy law cases, Georg Zondler represents clients in all stages of proceedings. He also acts as insolvency office holder. Georg Zondler also has extensive experience in the area of corporate law, particularly in the handling of complex cases involving liability lawsuits and contract law issues. He is co-head of the Financial Services practice group at Wenger & Vieli Ltd.


Since 1999, Partner at Wenger & Vieli; since 1994, Lawyer at Wenger & Vieli; 1993, Lawyer at a law firm in Uster; 1991, Clerk at the District Court of Pfäffikon; 1989, Research Assistant for commercial and business law at the University of Zurich.


German, English, French, Italian


International Bar Association (IBA); Swiss Bar Association (SAV); Zurich Bar Association (ZAV); Swiss Association for Insolvency Law.


1993, Admission to the Bar; 1989, University of Zurich (lic. iur.).


Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

Wenger & Vieli’s ‘quality team’ is ‘extremely knowledgeable’ and offers ‘excellent value and immediate response times’. A major focus lies on the representation of creditors in contentious insolvency proceedings, while the lawyers also provide insolvency advice to financial institutions and in restructuring cases. The team is advising former board members of Swissair on the company’s insolvency and also served as administrator and then liquidator in Helvetia Wealth’s composition proceedings. The ‘patient yet determinedMartin Hess is recommended, while Georg Zondler and Pascal Honold are also noted.

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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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