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Vincent Jeanneret

Vincent Jeanneret
Office:
15bis, rue des Alpes
PO Box 2088
1211
City:
Geneva
State:
Geneva
Country:
Switzerland
Tel:
+41 22 707 8000
Fax:
+41 22 707 8001

Biography:

Who's Who Legal Restructuring & Insolvency

Vincent Jeanneret is a partner in the dispute resolution group in Geneva, where he heads Schellenberg Wittmer's restructuring and insolvency team. He was the managing partner of the firm from 2009 to 2014. He specialises in commercial and banking litigation with a focus on international and complex cases. He has been described as one of the few specialists who deals with major insolvency cases at Swiss and international level. He is regularly appointed by FINMA, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority, as receiver or liquidator. He is frequently retained as counsel or expert in connection with white-collar crime cases at federal or state level, as well as providing international legal assistance and advising on embargo law proceedings.

Vincent Jeanneret has published extensively in the fields of insolvency law and criminal law. He has also been an active member of the AIJA (president of its insolvency commission) and is a member of the Fédération Suisse des Avocats and of the Association Genevoise du Droit des Affaires, where he was a board member and treasurer (1996-2002). He sits on the board of the Société Genevoise de Droit et de Législation. Vincent Jeanneret was also appointed to the management board of the Ecole de l'Avocature.

Vincent Jeanneret was admitted to the bar in Switzerland in 1989 after graduating from the University of Geneva (law degree in 1982, business degree in 1985 and master of laws in 1986). He joined Schellenberg Wittmer in 1996. From 2003 until 2009 he was member of the board of the Geneva Bar Association.

Schellenberg Wittmer is one of the leading business law firms in Switzerland. Over 140 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva and Singapore advise domestic and international clients on all aspects of business law. The firm's areas of expertise include: banking and finance, competition and antitrust, construction, dispute resolution and international arbitration, intellectual property/information technology, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, private clients and estates, real estate, restructuring and insolvency, taxation, white-collar crime and compliance. From our Singapore office, we cover key jurisdictions and markets in the Asia-Pacific region, assisting clients in both in- and outbound investments as well as in international arbitration.

WWL says: Vincent Jeanneret "is a great representative on disputes" who undertakes an array of complex domestic and international insolvency cases.

 

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