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

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2013

  • "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

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

Key Contact


 

Team Leaders

Urs Brügger

Senior Counsel


 

Team Members

Paolo Ader

Associate

Faton Aliu

Associate

Jeanine Bopp

Junior Associate

Lukas Bründler

Associate

Antonio Calvo

Associate

Nadina Duss

Associate

Raphael Egger

Associate

Dr. Tiffany Ender

Associate

Sandro Fehlmann

Associate

Dr. Joel Fischer

Associate

Annina Hammer

Associate

Dr. Vera Naegeli

Associate

Arnaud Philippe

Associate

Marc Poltéra

Associate

Michael Rohrer

Associate

Tim Salz

Associate

Sandrine Studer

Associate

Matthias Tanner

Legal Employee

Raphael Wyss

Associate

Mischa Zenklusen

Junior Associate

Carla Zulauf

Associate

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Deals & Cases

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 »
28.03.2012
USD 10 Billion All-Stock Merger of Pentair and Tyco International's Flow Control Business more »
more deals & cases

Publications

Switzerland: Corporate Governance
Kaegi Urs / Raun Daniel / Hammer Annina,

The Legal 500 & The In-House Lawyer, Comparative Legal Guide, 2020

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Shareholder Activism & Engagement 2019
Hoch Mariel,

Getting the Deal through 2019

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Switzerland: Corporate Governance
Kaegi Urs / Raun Daniel / Hammer Annina,

The Legal 500 & The In-House Lawyer, Comparative Legal Guide, 2019, Link,

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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