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WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Jacques Iffland is singled out by respondents who highlight him for his deep knowledge of securities regulation and transactions.

Biography

Dr Jacques Iffland is a specialist in corporate law, securities regulation and M&A, with an emphasis on transactions involving public companies. He regularly advises listed companies, investors and financial intermediaries. He is authorised to represent issuers before the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Jacques Iffland is a lecturer on various programmes at the University of Geneva. He is a member of the independent appeals board of the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Jacques Iffland holds a law degree from the University of Lausanne (1992; doctorate in law 1994) and was admitted to the Lausanne Bar (1996). He was a legal adviser with the Swiss Takeover Board from 1997 to 2001. Jacques Iffland joined Lenz & Staehelin in 2001 and has been a partner since 2007. He speaks French, English and German.

Jacques Iffland is a member of the Geneva Bar Association (OdA), the Swiss Bar Association (FSA) and the Geneva Society of Law and Legislation (SGDL). 

He is chairman of the Capital Markets and Technology Association (CMTA), a not-for-profit, non-governmental Swiss organisation formed by leading players from Switzerland's financial, technological, academic and legal sectors to facilitate the use of the blockchain technology in financial markets.

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.

M&A 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Jacques Iffland has a stellar corporate practice and is distinguished for his work supporting public companies in high-value transactions.

Biography

Dr Jacques Iffland is a specialist in corporate law, securities regulation and M&A, with an emphasis on transactions involving public companies. He regularly advises listed companies, investors and financial intermediaries. He is authorised to represent issuers before the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Jacques Iffland is a lecturer on various programmes at the University of Geneva. He is a member of the independent appeals board of the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Jacques Iffland holds a law degree from the University of Lausanne (1992; doctorate in law 1994) and was admitted to the Lausanne Bar (1996). He was a legal adviser with the Swiss Takeover Board from 1997 to 2001. Jacques Iffland joined Lenz & Staehelin in 2001 and has been a partner since 2007. He speaks French, English and German.

Jacques Iffland is a member of the Geneva Bar Association (OdA), the Swiss Bar Association (FSA) and the Geneva Society of Law and Legislation (SGDL). 

He is chairman of the Capital Markets and Technology Association (CMTA), a not-for-profit, non-governmental Swiss organisation formed by leading players from Switzerland's financial, technological, academic and legal sectors to facilitate the use of the blockchain technology in financial markets.

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.

National Leader

Switzerland - Capital Markets

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Jacques Iffland is well known among peers and clients alike who praise his first-rate practice, which spans a range of matters from transactions to securities regulation.

Biography

Dr Jacques Iffland is a specialist in corporate law, securities regulation and M&A, with an emphasis on transactions involving public companies. He regularly advises listed companies, investors and financial intermediaries. He is authorised to represent issuers before the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Jacques Iffland is a lecturer on various programmes at the University of Geneva. He is a member of the independent appeals board of the SIX Swiss Exchange as well as of Eurex Zurich.

Jacques Iffland holds a law degree from the University of Lausanne (1992; doctorate in law 1994) and was admitted to the Lausanne Bar (1996). He was a legal adviser with the Swiss Takeover Board from 1997 to 2001. Jacques Iffland joined Lenz & Staehelin in 2001 and has been a partner since 2007. He speaks French, English and German.

Jacques Iffland is a member of the Geneva Bar Association (OdA), the Swiss Bar Association (FSA) and the Geneva Society of Law and Legislation (SGDL).

He is chairman of the Capital Markets and Technology Association (CMTA), a not-for-profit, non-governmental Swiss organisation formed by leading players from Switzerland's financial, technological, academic and legal sectors to facilitate the use of the blockchain technology in financial markets.

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.

Switzerland - M&A

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Jacques Iffland garners respect for his superb work with public companies in complex corporate transactions, and is highlighted as “an excellent practitioner” in the space.

Biography

Dr Jacques Iffland is a specialist in corporate law, securities regulation and M&A, with an emphasis on transactions involving public companies. He regularly advises listed companies, investors and financial intermediaries. He is authorised to represent issuers before the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Jacques Iffland is a lecturer on various programmes at the University of Geneva. He is a member of the independent appeals board of the SIX Swiss Exchange as well as of Eurex Zurich.

Jacques Iffland holds a law degree from the University of Lausanne (1992; doctorate in law 1994) and was admitted to the Lausanne Bar (1996). He was a legal adviser with the Swiss Takeover Board from 1997 to 2001. Jacques Iffland joined Lenz & Staehelin in 2001 and has been a partner since 2007. He speaks French, English and German.

Jacques Iffland is a member of the Geneva Bar Association (OdA), the Swiss Bar Association (FSA) and the Geneva Society of Law and Legislation (SGDL). 

He is chairman of the Capital Markets and Technology Association (CMTA), a not-for-profit, non-governmental Swiss organisation formed by leading players from Switzerland's financial, technological, academic and legal sectors to facilitate the use of the blockchain technology in financial markets.

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.

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