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Wenger & Vieli LTD

DUFOURSTRASSE 56, 8008 ZĂśRICH, SWITZERLAND
Tel:
Work +41 58 958 58 58
Email:
Web:
www.wengervieli.ch
Zug, Zurich

Georg Zondler

Tel:
Work +41 58 958 58 58
Email:
Wenger & Vieli

Work Department

Banks & Financial Services Providers; Corporate & Commercial Law; Litigation & Arbitration; Restructuring & Insolvency.

Position

Georg Zondler is frequently entrusted with litigation before state courts and arbitration tribunals for domestic and foreign clients. In this capacity, he deals in particular with matters involving commercial and banking law. Georg Zondler is co-head of the Financial Services practice group at Wenger & Vieli Ltd.

In addition, Georg Zondler regularly advises clients in the field of debt collection and bankruptcy law and represents clients at all stages of insolvency proceedings or acts as administrator/liquidator for insolvent companies.

Georg Zondler also has broad experience in the field of corporate law, in particular in handling complex cases of liability actions and contract law issues.

Career

Since 1999, Partner at Wenger & Vieli Ltd.; 1994-1999, Lawyer at Belser Altorfer & Partner; 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.

Languages

German, English, French and Italian.

Member

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

Education

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


Switzerland

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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Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

The insolvency department at Wenger & Vieli LTD focuses on contentious matters for creditors, debtors and banks, as well as international restructuring actions. Pascal Honold assists P & R Equipment & Finance Corp with the restructuring of its business in Switzerland as a consequence of the insolvency of the German group companies. Georg Zondler represents a Swiss supplier in the insolvency proceedings of kitchen manufacturer Bruno Piatti. Financial services expert Martin Hess is also noted.

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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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