Our highlights of 2019

Together with our customers, we achieved a lot.

 

Technology and digitization

  • Supported a public authority in the drafting and successful negotiation of an agreement for the provision of Security Operations Center services (cybersecurity)
  • Advised an electronic intermediary platform with regard to the terms of use for customers, the terms and conditions for service providers as well as data protection and anti-money laundering law
  • Supported a FinTech company in the successful negotiation of a complex software escrow agreement
  • Advised a FinTech company with regard to the (non-)applicability of the FIDLEG, FINIG and AMLA
  • Assisted a public authority in the drafting and successful negotiation of a data supply contract for drug data with a data supplier
  • Advised an app developer in the healthcare sector with regard to the application license agreement and regarding the applicability of the medical device law
  • Advised a public procurement agency on the drafting and successful negotiation of an agreement for the delivery of a Voice-over-IP (VoIP) system, including Unified Communication & Collaboration (UCC)
  • Supported a state-owned buyer of a large software system in negotiating a contract change for the delivery of interfacing hardware, including public procurement advice
  • Advised a fiduciary company with regard to (non-) application of the European Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Advised a Swiss blockchain company and its owners in the negotiation of their shareholder agreement
  • Provided consultancy services to the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) regarding the creation of a LegalTech training module for its legal department, including internal workshops
  • Assisted two FinTech companies in drafting GDPR data processing agreements for use with their customers
  • Advised an US block chain company on the enforcement of contractual claims arising from a development contract
  • Supported a community platform in the successful negotiation of a license agreement for the use of a well-known brand in the automotive industry
  • Advised on the design and implementation of the GDPR compliance program of a globally active Swiss industry company
  • Advised a Swiss FinTech company with regard to financial market law and related queries to the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA as well as in contractual and privacy matters
  • Supported a Swiss MedTech company in setting up contracts for starting its maintenance and support business
  • Represented a Swiss creative agency in enforcing domain name rights
  • Advised a Swiss deep science company spun off from the university on the negotiation of a license agreement with the university
  • Supported an online agency in a trademark law dispute
  • Advised an industrial company in the engineering industry on the legal implementation of a new worldwide distribution strategy, including advice on the termination of existing contracts
  • Supported an electrical industry company in the drafting and negotiation of a license and cooperation agreement with an English partner

Growth Companies

  • Supported a Swiss start-up in Series B financing, including the notarisation of the corresponding deeds
  • Advised a Swiss start-up company on its seed financing round with French investors and the subsequent conversion into a Swiss stock corporation, including notarisation of the relevant deeds
  • Supported a Swiss mobility company in setting up its compliance management system
  • Advised a global industrial company on the negotiation of a cooperation agreement with a US partner, including advice on competition law
  • Supported a business angel in the structuring of convertible loans
  • Advised a Prop-Tech company in the context of an investment round with a corporate venture investor
  • Advised an innovative, AI-based Swiss asset manager on the capital increase
  • Supported the subsidiary of a large Swiss foundation in the sale of a business unit to a Swiss buyer in an asset deal
  • Advised a deep science company spunn of from the university on the incorporation and the negotiation of the shareholder agreement
  • Notarisation of approx. 150 corporate law transactions (incorporations, capital increases, relocation of registered offices, mergers, etc.)
  • Supported a globally active Swiss SME in the drafting of distribution agreements with a large number of distributors in the EMEA region, including advice on competition law
  • Advised a Swiss industrial company on the sale of one of its business units in an asset deal to a French buyer, including coordination with foreign co-counsel
  • Advised a FinTech company on the legal feasibility of various business development strategies
  • Continuous support of a global Swiss industrial company in worldwide contract negotiations with major customers, especially in the Asian market
  • Supported a Swiss sports start-up company in the start of business, in particular with regard to the shareholder agreement, the company incorporation and the most important contracts for the daily business
  • Advised a Swiss start-up company on the capital increase by converting several convertible bonds into equity, including the notarisation of the corresponding deeds
  • Supported a Swiss holding company in the merger of two of its subsidiaries (sister merger), including the notarisation of the relevant deeds
  • Advised an investor on the acquisition of a minority stake in a Swiss healthcare company and the granting of shareholder loans
  • Supported a European start-up company in the establishment of its Swiss subsidiary and advice on cooperation with European partners
  • Incorporating new companies in various sectors, whose owners usually enter into shareholder agreements
  • Advised a start-up founder on the successful enforcement of his rights under the shareholders' agreement
  • Supported a PropTech company in the negotiation of a cooperation agreement
  • Advised an Asian investor on the reversal of an investment made in a Swiss company
  • Assisted a private investor in the preparation of investment agreements in a health technology company
  • Advised a mobility company on a take-over defence

 

Real Estate and Infrastructure

  • Incorporation and notarisation of condominium projects in Central Switzerland
  • Notarization of approx. 30 property transactions in Central Switzerland
  • Continuous support of a Swiss utility company in its business affairs and in various real estate issues
  • Advised a seller of a construction company in the defence against warranty claims
  • Supported a high net worth individual in the acquisition of business properties
  • Advised a Swiss holding company in connection with its properties in the Zug region
  • Incorporated an infrastructure company with founders from the university
  • Advised on, and notarized, various mortgage and easement transactions in connection with real estate in Central Switzerland

 

Dispute Management

  • Represented a large Swiss corporate client in contractual disputes before state courts in numerous first and second instance proceedings
  • Represented a company in the provisional and final debt-restructuring moratorium proceedings and in successful appeal proceedings against the declaration of bankruptcy
  • Represented a seller of real estate in proceedings for a declaration of cancellation of lost promissory notes
  • Represented a broker in a dispute about the brokerage commission
  • Represented a foreign company in disclosure proceedings against a Swiss bank
  • Represented the owner of a commercial aircraft fleet in international arbitration proceedings
  • Represented a consulting firm before the Commercial Court of Zurich
  • Advised and represented the owners of EVN tokens on the liquidation of the crypto company envion AG under Swiss bankruptcy law, the first liquidation ever carried out in Switzerland in the crypto sector (ongoing project, together with German co-counsel)
  • Represented a board of directors of a construction company in directors' liability proceedings
  • Reperestend a subcontractor in the proceedings for the registration of a builder's lien against the owner of the developed property
  • Represented a Swiss technology company in a lawsuit brought by a former manager
  • Represented a technology company in the successful resolution of a labor law dispute under Swiss equality legislation
 
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