BATLINER WANGER BATLINER Rechtsanwälte AG > Vaduz, Liechtenstein > Firm Profile

BATLINER WANGER BATLINER Rechtsanwälte AG
AM SCHRÄGEN WEG 2
9490 VADUZ
Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein > Banking and finance Tier 1

BATLINER WANGER BATLINER Rechtsanwälte AG acts for large international insurers and banks as well as domestic financial institutions and intermediaries. Headed by co-founder of the firm Martin Batliner, the team is active for borrowers as well as lenders in international lending transactions, structured financing and security matters. It also advises clients with regard to relevant regulations, including EEA and EU law, in  scenarios from the formation of banks and other financial intermediaries to restructurings and refinancings. The firm’s expertise equally encompasses fintech matters, especially initial coin offerings, digital payment systems and distributed ledger technologies including blockchain.

Practice head(s):

Martin Batliner

Key clients

Gable Insurance

Work highlights

  • Acting as the Trustee In Bankruptcy of Gable Insurance AG, Vaduz: a non-life insurance company which operated in 11 countries. This is one of the largest run-offs ever conducted in Europe.
  • Advising in relation to numerous Initial Coin Offering projects and blockchain projects, including advising on the possibility of tokens being listed on Crypto Exchanges.

Liechtenstein > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

BATLINER WANGER BATLINER Rechtsanwälte AG acts for domestic and international clients alike, handling corporate and M&A transactions as well as giving corporate governance and contractual advice with further advice covering restructurings and insolvencies, employment law, real estate and construction, data protection and tax law. In relation to Liechtenstein trusts and foundations, the team advises in connection with charitable legal entities and business foundations. Founders of the firm Martin Batliner and Christian Batliner head the practice together with Markus Wille and are respectively experienced in corporate governance and compliance, commercial and contract law as well as restructuring and insolvency.

Key clients

Gable Insurance

Work highlights

  • Advising in relation to numerous Initial Coin Offering projects and blockchain projects, including advising on the possibility of tokens being listed on Crypto Exchanges.

Liechtenstein > Dispute resolution Tier 2

BATLINER WANGER BATLINER Rechtsanwälte AG represents domestic and international clients in all forms of judicial and extra-judicial disputes before all courts of law and authorities in Liechtenstein. A significant portion of matters relate to civil and arbitration proceedings regarding Liechtenstein trusts and foundations where the practice, headed by Ralph Wanger and Hansjörg Lingg, regularly coordinates the international proceedings. In addition, the team frequently acts for international companies, banks, insurers and other financial institutions in corporate and contractual disputes with further matters pertaining to employment issues and white-collar crime.

Practice head(s):

Key clients

Gable Insurance

Work highlights

  • Acted as the trustee in the bankruptcy of Gable Insurance AG, Vaduz: a non-life insurance company which operated in 11 countries – one of the largest run-offs ever conducted in Europe.

The firm: The firm has grown continuously since its inception in 2002, and now has a sizeable team (including five partners) covering wide-ranging contentious and non-contentious matters. We pride ourselves on our combination of specialist expertise and interdisciplinary capability, enabling us to meet our clients’ needs in a flexible, dynamic and efficient manner.

We act for clients ranging from domestic and international companies and financial institutions to government bodies, trust companies and private individuals, and we regularly work in collaboration with leading international law firms (including coordinating transnational proceedings). Our clients appreciate our strong ties with Liechtenstein, which are reflected by our longstanding relations with decision-makers and public authorities. Many of our employees have held, and continue to hold, significant positions in public institutions.

Practice areas
Dispute resolution / litigation and arbitration:
We act in judicial and extra-judicial disputes of all kinds. Our work on the civil side includes mainstream corporate and contractual disputes, representing domestic and international companies, and banks, insurers and other financial institutions. Our contentious practice also includes white-collar crime cases and international legal assistance; and disputes in areas such as insolvency, employment, foundations and trusts, EEA/EU law, constitutional law, tax, inheritance law, and IP/data privacy.

We have many years’ experience acting in all areas of arbitration, including representation in arbitration proceedings, and representation in domestic judicial proceedings for the purpose of legal assistance to a court of arbitration. Members of our team also sit as arbitrators in arbitration proceedings.

Corporate, capital markets and finance: We handle high-end national and international M&A and other corporate transactions, and are active in matters of corporate governance, general commercial matters and a host of other non-contentious areas (such as real estate and data protection). On the capital markets side, we are experienced in all matters of financial regulation and have longstanding experience in working closely with the authorities on demanding projects. Our finance practice covers wide-ranging financing transactions, regulatory and funds, restructuring, and FinTech (including advice in the area of Blockchain and DLT).

Public law: We are active in all areas of general and special administrative law in which private individuals and companies appear against the state or public authorities, and also act for municipalities and the state on statutory administrative matters.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Founding partner. Corporate and commercial. Banking and finance Dr. Martin Batlinermartin.batliner@bwb.li+423 239 78 78
Founding partner. Litigation and Arbitration Dr. Ralph Wangerralph.wanger@bwb.li+423 239 78 78
Founding partner. Corporate and commercial Dr. Christian Batlinerchristian.batliner@bwb.li+423 239 78 78
Litigation and arbitration Hansjörg Lingghansjoerg.lingg@bwb.li+423 239 78 78
Corporate and commercial Markus Willemarkus.wille@bwb.li+423 239 78 78
PhotoNamePositionProfile
Martin Batliner, LL.M. photoDr Martin Batliner, LL.M.Founding partner; head of Banking and Finance; co-head of Corporate and Commercial…
Christian Batliner, LL.M. photoDr Christian Batliner, LL.M.Founding partner; co-head of Corporate and Commercial Practice areas:  Banking and insurance…
Matthias Bühler photo Matthias BühlerAttorney-at-law
Valentin Flatz photo Valentin FlatzAssociate
Leila Frick-Marxer photo Leila Frick-MarxerAttorney-at-law
Klemens Jansen photo Klemens JansenAttorney-at-law
Michael Kranz photoMag iur Michael KranzAttorney-at-law Practice areas:  Labour law · Inheritance law and succession planning ·…
Philipp Kranz photo Philipp KranzAttorney-at-law
Laura Kranz-Johann photo Laura Kranz-JohannAttorney-at-law Practice areas:  Real estate and construction law · Tenancy law ·…
Hansjörg Lingg LL.M. photolic iur Hansjörg Lingg LL.M.Partner; co-head of Litigation and Arbitration Practice areas:  Labour law · Right…
Philipp Mittelberger photoDr Philipp MittelbergerData Protection Expert Practice areas:  Data Protection Law · Communication Law ·…
Tamara Moosmann photoMag iur Tamara MoosmannAttorney-at-law
Christine Pasquale-Hoop photo Christine Pasquale-HoopAttorney-at-law Practice areas:  Real estate and construction law · Tenancy law ·…
Christina Perez Sancho-Vogt photo Christina Perez Sancho-VogtAssociate
Christine Tinner-Rampone photolic iur Christine Tinner-RamponeAttorney-at-law Practice areas:  Real estate and construction law · Tenancy law ·…
Ralph Wanger, LL.M. photoDr Ralph Wanger, LL.M.Founding partner; co-head of Litigation and Arbitration Practice areas:  Labour law ·…
Markus Wille, LL.M. photolic iur Markus Wille, LL.M.Partner; co-head of Corporate and Commercial Practice areas:  Investment funds · Banking…
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Other fee-earners : 14
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