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Wenger Plattner

JUNGFRAUSTRASSE 1, 3000 BERN 6, SWITZERLAND
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Basel, Bern, Geneva, Zurich

Fritz Rothenbühler

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Wenger Plattner

Position

Fritz Rothenbühler is a partner on the Insolvency and Restructuring team. He advises creditors and debtors on national and cross-border restructuring and insolvency issues. He also acts as an administrator/liquidator in composition and bankruptcy proceedings. Fritz Rothenbühler’s other preferred areas of practice include corporate and competition law as well as construction and real estate. He also advises and represents individuals on selected cases. Fritz Rothenbühler provides both advice and litigation support in the above areas of law.

Career

Bar admission (1986); Partner Wenger Plattner (2000)

Languages

German, English, French

Education

Universities of Bern and Fribourg (Dr. iur. 1995)


Switzerland

Competition

Within: Competition

Covering both competition and antitrust law, Wenger Plattner has expertise in price surveillance, merger control, compliance contracts and distribution agreements, and also has a track record representing clients in administrative and civil law court cases. Fritz Rothenbühler successfully obtained ComCo's clearance for the hospital merger between Universitätsspital Basel and Kantonsspital Baselland.

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Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

Wenger Plattner's 'hugely experienced and hands-on restructuring team combines excellent expertise and high quality with a very high level of responsiveness and a good commercial mindset'. With a major focus on liquidation proceedings and restructuring matters, it is also recommended for its 'outstanding expertise in cross-border insolvency law'. The 'excellent, efficient and creativeBrigitte Umbach-Spahn and 'technically skilled, easy-to-work-withKarl Wüthrich are acting as liquidators in the separate Bank Hottinger & Cie, Petroplus Marketing and Swissair proceedings, while Bern-based Fritz Rothenbühler took on a similar role in the winding-down procedure for Enzian Ship Management and Swiss Chem Tankers. Senior associate Stefan Bossart is another name to note.

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Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Within: Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Wenger Plattner's stellar record in insolvency and corporate recovery matters is complemented by its corporate and M&A, competition, litigation and real estate expertise. Key partners include Brigitte Umbach-SpahnKarl WüthrichOliver KünzlerFritz RothenbühlerStephan KesselbachThomas Wetzel and Placidus Plattner.

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