Focus Switzerland

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek is represented in Switzerland with an interdisciplinary team and combines Swiss legal know-how with the full expertise of a large law firm.

From our Zurich office we advise our clients in matters of Swiss, German and international law in the planning and implementation of Switzerland-related inbound and outbound projects and investments. Our expertise covers in particular the following areas of legal advice:

  • New Technologies / Digital Assets (Blockchain / Distributed Ledger Technology ("DLT"))
  • Advising domestic and foreign banks, asset managers, private equity/venture capital funds and financial service providers
  • Advice on financial market infrastructure matters (domestic and foreign stock exchanges, central counterparties, central securities depositories and payment systems, DLT trading systems)
  • Swiss and foreign (cross-border) banking supervisory law and licensing matters
  • White Collar Crime / Internal investigations and investigations on behalf of supervisory authorities
  • Compliance with financial market law / money laundering legislation
  • Legal structuring of investment and advisory products
  • Private Clients / Family Offices
  • Coordination of Swiss matters relating to foreign private assets
  • Corporate M&A (due diligence, contract negotiations)
  • Corporate law / Obligation law
  • Corporate compliance
  • Establishment of companies / Domiciliation / Corporate Actions / Corporate Governance & Housekeeping

Contact

Office Zurich
Bahnhofstrasse 69, 8001 Zurich

Better Business in Germany

The German legal system turns out to be one of the most complex and comprehensive legal systems in the world. "Doing Better Business in Germany" provides an initial overview and gives readers the information needed to better judge and prepare the demand for tax and legal advice regarding their investment and exporting projects. 

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Cross-border Mergers & Acquisitions in Germany

Foreign investors need to be aware of certain particulars of the German market. An overview can be found in our brochure "Cross-border Mergers & Acquisitions in Germany - A Transaction Guide for Foreign Investors."

In addition to the legal aspects, the brochure also deals with cultural differences and possible pitfalls that may occur during a transaction.

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