• "very practical and thinks ahead strategically"

     

    Client in Chambers Global 2013

  • "an experienced regulatory practitioner, advising financial institutions on a range of regulatory enforcement issues"

     

    Chambers Europe 2015

  • "praised for his profound understanding of the industry and clients' needs"

     

    Who's Who Legal 2014

  • "a star practitioner in the corporate world"

     

    Who's Who Legal 2013

  • "knows everything there is to know about regulatory matters in the financial market"

     

    Who's Who Legal 2014

  • "recommended for his pragmatic and commercially aware approach"

     

    Who's Who Legal 2014

  • "the lawyer of choice for clients due to his close attention to detail and his hands-on and friendly approach"

     

    Who's Who Legal 2016

  • "consistently turns out top quality work"

     

    Who's Who Legal 2013

  • "broad-ranging abilities across all areas of banking and securities regulation"

     

    Legal 500 2013

  • "trusted adviser"

     

    Client in Who's Who Legal 2015

 

 

 

Urs Brügger

Partner

Urs Brügger's main areas of practice are financial market regulations, banking and corporate finance as well as transactional services, including public and private M&A and equity capital market transactions.

Urs Brügger has extensive experience in advising Swiss public companies in disclosure and reporting obligations and financial intermediaries in all kind of regulatory matters. He frequently represents listed companies, financial intermediaries and investors in regulatory enforcement proceedings. He also advised the board of directors of several listed companies in their takeover defenses, and assisted companies and underwriters in equity capital market transactions, including a Cantonal government in the privatization of a Cantonal Bank.

Languages

English, German

Curriculum

  • Partner of Bär & Karrer (since 2000)
  • SIX Swiss Exchange: Member of the Management Committee and Head of Listing (1989-1997)
  • Stanford Business School: Executive Programme (1996)
  • Admitted to the Zurich Bar (1987)
  • University of Zurich: lic. iur. (1983)

Memberships and Public Offices

  • Recognized representative for the listing of securities at the SIX Swiss Exchange
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Member of NIRI National Investor Relations Institute

Contact Details

Urs Brügger
Bär & Karrer AG
Brandschenkestrasse 90
CH-8027 Zurich
Switzerland

T: +41 58 261 50 00
F: +41 58 261 50 01
urs.bruegger@baerkarrer.ch

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Deals & Cases

06.04.2011
Swiss Federal Supreme Court Dismisses Action of Unia Against Borregaard Schweiz AG more »
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Publications

Derivative Trading under the FMIA – FINMA Issues Guidance on Phasing in, Bär & Karrer Briefing July 2016 Download »
Amended Disclosure Regime for Major Shareholdings, Bär & Karrer Briefing December 2015 … Download »
Cross-Border Debt Offerings by Foreign Issuers into Switzerland - An Overview, 10/06/2011 … Download »
Brügger Urs - more publications

Speaking Engagements

Being listed: Case Studies on Frequent Legal Questions Issuer Relations Conference (Organizer: SIX Swiss Exchange), 7 December 2015, Zu … more »
FIDLEG und FINIG - ein neues regulatorisches Umfeld für den Schweizer Finanzplatz B&K Nachmittagsveranstaltung (Veranstalter: Bär & Karrer AG), 30. Septem … more »
Brügger Urs - more speaking engagements