Vincent Jeanneret is a partner in the dispute resolution group in Geneva, where he also heads Schellenberg Wittmer's restructuring and insolvency team. He was the managing partner of the firm from 2009 to 2014. Vincent specialises in commercial and banking litigation with a focus on international, complex cases. He has been recognised as one of the few specialists who deals with major insolvency cases both at a Swiss and international level. He is regularly appointed by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) either as receiver or liquidator. He is frequently retained as counsel or expert in connection with white-collar crime cases at federal or state level, and provides international legal assistance, advising on embargo law proceedings.
Vincent has published extensively in the fields of insolvency law and criminal law. He also has been an active member of the AIJA as president of its insolvency commission, and is a member of the Fé-dération Suisse des Avocats and of the Association Genevoise du Droit des Affaires, where he was a board member and treasurer from 1996 to 2002. He sits on the board of the Société Genevoise de Droit et de Législation. Vincent was also appointed to the management board of the Ecole de l'Avocature.
Vincent was admitted to the Swiss Bar in 1989 after graduating from the University of Geneva with a law degree in 1982, business degree in 1985 and master of laws in 1986. He joined Schellenberg Wittmer as a partner in 1996. From 2003 until 2009. he was a member of the board of the Geneva Bar Association.
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WWL says: Sources praise Vincent Jeanneret as “very active on a number of big cases” in the asset recovery arena.
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