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

     

    Legal 500 2013

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

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 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

 

 

 

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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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T V W

Deals & Cases

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 »
07.05.2018
Bär & Karrer Advises CEVA Logistics on its IPO, the anchor investment by CMA CGM and its migration to Switzerland more »
25.04.2018
Bär & Karrer Advises lastminute.com on Partial Self-Tender Offer more »
more deals & cases

Publications

Derivatives Trading under FMIA: Reporting Obligations for Small Non-Financial Counterparties Postponed to 1 January 2024
Bahar Rashid / Peyer Martin / Brügger Urs / Truffer Roland / Hsu Peter / Bétrisey Frédéric,

Bär & Karrer Briefing, October 2018

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Pflichten des Verwaltungsrats einer möglichen Zielgesellschaft
Hoch Mariel,

SZW/RSDA 4/2018

Anwendbarkeit der Business Judgment Rule bei take private-Transaktionen
Spillmann Till,

GesKR 3/2017

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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