• "A go-to firm for Swiss regulatory matters."

     

    Legal 500 2013

  • "Renowned for its userfriendly lawyers that demonstrate a high standard of intellectual rigour."

     

    Legal 500 2013

  • "Spending money on this firm is always a good investment."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2013

  • "The team is experienced and straightforward – my number one choice."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2013

 

 

 

Corporate Governance & Board Advisory

 

We have a broad and deep experience in all corporate governance matters and have advised clients in high-profile and often also high-risk situations.

 

Many Bär & Karrer lawyers have practical experience as board member or chairman of listed and non-listed companies.

 

We actively participate in the rulemaking for and interpretation of the rules in the area of corporate governance.

 

  • Assisting clients in corporate (re-)structuring and in governance implications
  • Board (committee) structure, composition, succession planning and self-evaluation
  • Director fiduciary duties, conflict of interest situations and related party transactions
  • Structuring executive compensation matters to comply with new legislative requirements (e.g. Minder)
  • Legal risk management analysis
  • Corporate governance materials, including corporate governance disclosure in the annual report
  • Special board investigations and expert opinions
  • Shareholder relations, including shareholder activism and shareholder governance proposals
  • Analyzing trends and best practice for corporate governance
  • Review and update of organizational regulations and bylaws

 

 

 

 

 

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Team Leaders


 

Team Members

Eliane Albert

Legal Employee

Faton Aliu

Associate

Jeanine Bopp

Junior Associate

Lukas Bründler

Associate

František Draslar

Junior Associate

Nadina Duss

Associate

Raphael Egger

Associate

Dr. Tiffany Ender

Associate

Sandro Fehlmann

Associate

Dr. Joel Fischer

Associate

Annina Hammer

Associate

Marlene Lienau

Associate

Dr. Vera Naegeli

Associate

Arnaud Philippe

Associate

Marc Poltéra

Associate

Selina Ragaz

Associate

Michael Rohrer

Associate

Tim Salz

Associate

Nicolas Stocker

Junior Associate

Sandrine Studer

Associate

Sarah Vettiger

Associate

Raphael Wyss

Associate

Janine Wüst

Legal Employee

Mischa Zenklusen

Junior Associate

Carla Zulauf

Associate

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Deals & Cases

24.08.2020
Bär & Karrer Advises Swiss International Air Lines and Edelweiss Air on its CHF 1.5 Billion Credit Financing Secured by the Swiss Confederation Combined with Location Policy Measures more »
22.05.2017
Bär & Karrer Advises Huntsman Corporation on All-stock Merger of Equals with Clariant Valuing USD 20 Billion more »
03.02.2016
Bär & Karrer Advises Syngenta on the All Cash Offer of ChemChina to Acquire Syngenta for over US$ 43 billion more »
more deals & cases

Publications

Stellvertretung im Verwaltungsrat – der Ritt auf dem Flickenteppich
Stoltz Thomas,

in: Recht relevant. für Verwaltungsräte 3/2020, pp. 11, June 2020

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Corporate Law Reform Finally Adopted
Bahar Rashid / Kaegi Urs / Malacrida Ralph / Watter Rolf,

Bär & Karrer Briefing June 2020

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Shareholder Activism & Engagement 2020
Hoch Mariel,

Getting the Deal Through 2020

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more publications

Speaking Engagements

GmbH-Geschäftsführung 2018
Stoltz Thomas / Bader Daniel,

Rechte und Pflichten kennen, Haftungsrisiken vermeiden, Risikomanagement entwickeln, 30. Oktober 2018, Zürich-Flughafen

Überregulierung mit «Swiss Finish»?
Watter Rolf,

Verwaltungsratsforum 2015: Standort Schweiz: Herausforderung für den Verwaltungsrat (Veranstalter: Europainstitut), 12. November 2015, Development Center, Zürich

Conflits d'intérêts en droit suisse: Identification, préventation, gestion et sanctions
Bahar Rashid,

Conflits d'intérêts dans les sociétés commerciales (Organizer: AGDA Association genevoise de droit des affaires), 12 November 2014, Geneva

more speaking engagements