Andreas von Planta

Andreas von Planta
Office:
Route de ChĂȘne 30
CH-1211
City:
Geneva 6
State:
Geneva
Country:
Switzerland
Tel:
+41 58 450 70 00
Fax:
+41 58 450 70 01

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Corporate: Merger & Acquisition

Dr Andreas von Planta is a leading expert in corporate law, stock exchange regulation and one of the most experienced M&A practitioners in Switzerland. He is regularly advising boards of public companies on governance matters and he is considered a leading authority in corporate law.

He is a regular speaker on corporate law issues in universities and professional educational organisations. Andreas von Planta is a co-editor of the Swiss Review of Business Law and a former chairman of the Geneva Association of Business Law.

Admitted as an expert to the SIX Swiss Exchange for listings purposes, Andreas von Planta is chairman of the regulatory board of the SIX Swiss Exchange AG. He is also chairman of the board of HSBC Private Bank (Suisse) SA and member of the boards of directors of several companies, including Novartis AG and Helvetia Holding AG. He serves on the audit committee of these two companies and is member of the nomination and compensation committee of Helvetia Holding AG and member of the risk committee and of the corporate governance, nomination and corporate responsibility committee of Novartis AG. Andreas von Planta is board member of various non-listed Swiss companies.

Andreas von Planta holds a law degree from the University of Basel (1978; doctorate in law 1981). He was admitted to the Basel Bar (1982) and obtained an LLM from Columbia University school of law, New York (1983). Andreas von Planta joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1983. He was appointed partner in 1988 and senior counsel in 2018. He speaks German, English and French.

Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

WWL says: Andreas von Planta impresses market commentators with his first-rate M&A practice, an area in which he boasts extensive experience.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Corporate which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - M&A

Dr Andreas von Planta is a leading expert in corporate law, stock exchange regulation and one of the most experienced M&A practitioners in Switzerland. He is regularly advising boards of public companies on governance matters and he is considered a leading authority in corporate law.

He is a regular speaker on corporate law issues in universities and professional educational organisations. Andreas von Planta is a co-editor of the Swiss Review of Business Law and a former chairman of the Geneva Association of Business Law.

Admitted as an expert to the SIX Swiss Exchange for listings purposes, Andreas von Planta is chairman of the regulatory board of the SIX Swiss Exchange AG. He is also chairman of the board of HSBC Private Bank (Suisse) SA and member of the boards of directors of several companies, including Novartis AG and Helvetia Holding AG. He serves on the audit committee of these two companies and is member of the nomination and compensation committee of Helvetia Holding AG and member of the risk committee and of the corporate governance, nomination and corporate responsibility committee of Novartis AG. Andreas von Planta is board member of various non-listed Swiss companies.

Andreas von Planta holds a law degree from the University of Basel (1978; doctorate in law 1981). He was admitted to the Basel Bar (1982) and obtained an LLM from Columbia University school of law, New York (1983). Andreas von Planta joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1983. He was appointed partner in 1988 and senior counsel in 2018. He speaks German, English and French.

Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

WWL says: Andreas von Planta stands out as "a top lawyer in Geneva" for his sophisticated and commercial counsel on a broad range of transactions.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Switzerland which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Corporate Governance

Dr Andreas von Planta is a leading expert in corporate law, stock exchange regulation and one of the most experienced M&A practitioners in Switzerland. He is regularly advising boards of public companies on governance matters and he is considered a leading authority in corporate law.

He is a regular speaker on corporate law issues in universities and professional educational organisations. Andreas von Planta is a co-editor of the Swiss Review of Business Law and a former chairman of the Geneva Association of Business Law.

Admitted as an expert to the SIX Swiss Exchange for listings purposes, Andreas von Planta is chairman of the regulatory board of the SIX Swiss Exchange AG. He is also chairman of the board of HSBC Private Bank (Suisse) SA and member of the boards of directors of several companies, including Novartis AG and Helvetia Holding AG. He serves on the audit committee of these two companies and is member of the nomination and compensation committee of Helvetia Holding AG and member of the risk committee and of the corporate governance, nomination and corporate responsibility committee of Novartis AG. Andreas von Planta is board member of various non-listed Swiss companies.

Andreas von Planta holds a law degree from the University of Basle (1978; doctorate in law 1981). He was admitted to the Basel Bar (1982) and obtained an LLM from Columbia University school of law, New York (1983). Andreas von Planta joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1983. He was appointed partner in 1988 and senior counsel in 2018. He speaks German, English, French.

Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

WWL says: Andreas von Planta is one of the most distinguished figures in corporate governance and is a key adviser to numerous major clients.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Switzerland which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Corporate: Corporate Governance

Dr Andreas von Planta is a leading expert in corporate law, stock exchange regulation and one of the most experienced M&A practitioners in Switzerland. He is regularly advising boards of public companies on governance matters and he is considered a leading authority in corporate law.

He is a regular speaker on corporate law issues in universities and professional educational organisations. Andreas von Planta is a co-editor of the Swiss Review of Business Law and a former chairman of the Geneva Association of Business Law.

Admitted as an expert to the SIX Swiss Exchange for listings purposes, Andreas von Planta is chairman of the regulatory board of the SIX Swiss Exchange AG. He is also chairman of the board of HSBC Private Bank (Suisse) SA and member of the boards of directors of several companies, including Novartis AG and Helvetia Holding AG. He serves on the audit committee of these two companies and is member of the nomination and compensation committee of Helvetia Holding AG and member of the risk committee and of the corporate governance, nomination and corporate responsibility committee of Novartis AG. Andreas von Planta is board member of various non-listed Swiss companies.

Andreas von Planta holds a law degree from the University of Basel (1978; doctorate in law 1981). He was admitted to the Basel Bar (1982) and obtained an LLM from Columbia University school of law, New York (1983). Andreas von Planta joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1983. He was appointed partner in 1988 and senior counsel in 2018. He speaks German, English and French.

Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

WWL says: Andreas von Planta is highly sought after by company boards for his market-leading expertise in governance issues.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Corporate which can be purchased from our Shop.

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