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The firm: As an international independent law firm Gasser Partner exclusively focuses on ‘classic’ attorney-at-law activities. This primarily comprises the legal representation of clients before courts and public authorities as well as providing advice in all areas of the law. As one of the leading and largest law firms in Liechtenstein, Gasser Partner has built up and steadily extended its knowledge and expertise, particularly in the areas of business law and dispute resolution, over the decades. Gasser Partner advises and represents private clients as well as institutional clients from Liechtenstein and abroad. The firm’s institutional clients comprise inter alia banks, asset managers, fiduciary service providers, insurance companies, fund administrators and industrial companies. Due to having offices in Vaduz, Zurich and Vienna and regular close collaboration with foreign law firms, Gasser Partner has excellent global links. Owing to its size and expertise, the firm has specialists in every area of the law. In particular, this enables Gasser Partner to efficiently solve complex international cases.

Areas of practice: Private client, asset and succession planning: advising families and private clients (in particular high-net-worth individuals) in asset and succession planning matters relating to the structuring and the protection of their wealth. Company reorganisation, including the management of issues arising in the succession of private companies.

Arbitration and litigation: representation in civil, criminal and administrative proceedings before all courts and authorities in Liechtenstein. Advice and representation concerning the enforcement of foreign judgments in Liechtenstein. Asset recovery. Representation in arbitration proceedings (ad hoc, ICC, UNICITRAL etc). Presidency in arbitration courts, appointment as party-arbitrators or sole arbitrators. Representation in administrative proceedings and before the Constitutional Court. Client or court-appointed legal expert in all matters relating to Liechtenstein law. White-collar crime.

Corporate, foundation and trust, commercial: domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, including legal due diligence. Legal advice concerning the setting up and the reorganisation of foundations, trusts and corporations in Liechtenstein. Drawing up contracts. Advising and representing members of corporate bodies, directors, trustees, beneficiaries or other stakeholders.

Banking and capital markets: representing financial market participants before all Liechtenstein supervisory bodies (FMA, FIU, etc). Advice and representation concerning licence acquisition for banks, investment firms and payment service providers. Assistance with regard to the establishment of branches and representative offices.

Insurance and investment funds: advice and representation in all insurance matters governed by public and private law. Advising on the establishment of insurance companies and investment funds. Regulatory issues relating to fund management, asset managers, depository banks, representatives and distributors.

Real estate and employment: acquisition of real estate in Liechtenstein and abroad. Admission to practise a profession and establishment of foreign companies and employees in Liechtenstein. Green cards for foreigners in Liechtenstein.

Data protection: advice on compliance with Liechtenstein data protection law. Expert opinions. Advice and representation regarding data loss and data theft.

Clients: Gasser Partner provides a full service, be it contentious or non-contentious, to its national and international clients.

  • Contacts
  • Dr. iur. Johannes Gasser, LL.M.
  • Dr. iur. Hannes Arnold, M.B.L.-HSG
  • M.A. HSG Thomas Nigg, LL.M.
  • Other offices
  • Vienna
  • Zurich
  • Number of lawyers: 20
  • Languages
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Member
  • IBA
  • LegaLink
  • ABA
  • UIA
  • ISDA
  • AIJA
  • DRI
  • STEP
  • DAV
  • IBLF

Above material supplied by Gasser Partner Attorneys at Law.

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