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Switzerland

Banking and finance: Zurich
Banking and finance: Zurich - ranked: tier 4

Staiger Attorneys at Law Ltd

Staiger Attorneys at Law Ltd 'fully meets expectations' in banking and finance, with focus areas including regulatory aspects in private and public banking, foreign market entry in Switzerland, litigation, anti-money laundering and financing transactions. Recent highlights include its advice to Jefferies International on anti-money laundering issues concerning financial intermediaries and representing Bank Hapoalim in the US Department of Justice's request for legal assistance in criminal matters concerning Fifa. Désirée Wiesendanger and the 'pleasant and efficient' Philipp Känzig are the key partners.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 4

Staiger Attorneys at Law Ltd

Staiger Attorneys at Law Ltd handles M&A, restructuring and corporate governance matters, private equity and venture capital transactions, as well as compliance and contractual issues. Andreas von Erlach, whose firm Haymann von Erlach merged with Staiger Attorneys in January 2018, heads the team, which also includes Gaudenz Geiger, Désirée Wiesendanger, of counsel Daniel Sauter and senior associate Yasemin Varel.

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Dispute resolution: litigation
Dispute resolution: litigation - ranked: tier 4

Staiger Attorneys at Law Ltd

Staiger Attorneys at Law Ltd handles commercial litigation in the financial and industrial sectors, as well as criminal and fraud cases. Philipp Känzig is representing a fashion department store chain in a tenancy dispute against the new owner, who terminated the client's tenancy after acquiring the building. Insolvency and restructuring specialist Marc Bernheim and commercial litigator Jonas Stüssi are also key partners in the team.

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Insolvency and corporate recovery
Insolvency and corporate recovery - ranked: tier 3

Staiger Attorneys at Law Ltd

The three-partner team at Staiger Attorneys at Law Ltd 'fully meets expectations', taking on roles as receivers or their representatives, bankruptcy administrators, liquidators and counsels. Marc Bernheim and newly promoted partner Gaudenz Geiger serve as bankruptcy administrators of Atrib Management and Atrib Group, while 'pleasant and efficient cooperator' Philipp Känzig represents Bank Hapoalim in two liquidation committees pertaining to Madoff feeder funds. The Swiss Climate Cent Foundation is a long-term client of the practice.

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Private client
Private client - ranked: tier 3

Staiger Attorneys at Law Ltd

The 'down-to-earth professionals' at Staiger Attorneys at Law Ltd provide 'a highly professional and personalised approach' and 'outstanding advice regarding trusts, foundations and tax'. The practice also covers estate and succession planning, inheritance law, matrimonial and family-law matters. Practice head Michael Hamm is 'attentive, excellent and reliable'. Andreas von Erlach, who is 'experienced', and Georgia Fotiou  were recent arrivals from Haymann von Erlach and KPMG Switzerland, respectively.

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Public law
Public law - ranked: tier 3

Staiger Attorneys at Law Ltd

With expertise in the energy sector, Staiger Attorneys at Law Ltd assists with contractual matters, electricity transmission grid transfers and oil trading matters, as well as representing clients in disputes concerning electricity supply agreements, tariff arrangements, provisions and CO2 compensation or reduction schemes. Marc Bernheim and Gaudenz Geiger represent Centralschweizerische Kraftwerke in a refusal-of-payment dispute against an electricity consumer using the client's grid, which is to be upgraded.

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