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

     

    Legal 500 2013

  • "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

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

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2013

 

 

 

Listed Companies

 

A team of specialists advises listed companies and their shareholders on corporate and securities law as well as corporate governance.

 

Our expertise covers all legal issues that interest listed companies. We have a thorough understanding of these issues based on our longstanding position as trusted advisor to the country's leading companies. Several members of our team have served, or are currently serving, as directors of listed companies and have held positions as senior executives and members of committees of the SIX Swiss Exchange.

 

  • Organization of shareholders' meetings
  • Corporate governance issues
  • Securities law and stock exchange regulations, such as ad hoc publicity and the disclosure of management transactions
  • Advice in crisis situations, including proxy fights or change of control transactions
  • Defense strategies
  • Advice on the mandatory disclosure of shareholdings and representation in cases of suspected violation
  • Compliance programs
  • Regulatory investigations and proceedings before the SIX Swiss Exchange and the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA
  • Shareholders' rights

 

 

 

 

Key Contact

Dr. Dieter Dubs

Partner


 

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Deals & Cases

09.04.2019
Bär & Karrer Advises Novartis and Alcon on the Spin-off of Alcon more »
19.11.2018
Bär & Karrer Advises the Banking Syndicate in the Rights Offering of ARYZTA more »
28.09.2018
Bär & Karrer Advises SIG Combibloc Group as Issuer and Onex as Selling Shareholder on the IPO of SIG and on the Migration of the Holding Company from Luxembourg to Switzerland more »
more deals & cases

Publications

Disclosure of Beneficial Owners and the Slow Death of Bearer Shares: The Implementation of the Recommendation of the Global Forum on Transparency
Bahar Rashid / Kaegi Urs,

Bär & Karrer Briefing June 2019

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Switzerland: Reverse break fees
Kaegi Urs / Küpfer Daniel,

IFLR, Link

Brexit and Swiss Migration Law: Existing rights protected by a bilateral agreement between Switzerland and the UK
Stoltz Thomas / Fuchs-Hodel Anja / Mancosu Frédéric,

Bär & Karrer Briefing March 2019

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more publications

Speaking Engagements

Implementation of resolution measures in the cross-border context – transfer of securities and related disclosure requirements
Kaegi Urs,

Session 4: Issues related to the transfer of securities; FSB – Workshop on cross-border effectiveness of resolution actions, London, 25 January 2017

Being listed: Case Studies on Frequent Legal Questions
Reutter Thomas / Brügger Urs,

Issuer Relations Conference (Organizer: SIX Swiss Exchange), 7 December 2015, Zurich

Empirisches zur Umsetzung der VegüV
Spillmann Till / von Büren Ivo,

(Veranstalter: 3. GesKR Tagung), 23. Oktober 2014, Zürich 

more speaking engagements