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Global Leader

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 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Jacques Iffland is held in high regard for his superb handling of high-value public M&A deals. 

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.

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 - Banking 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Jacques Iffland is credited for his "strong and forward thinking" when it comes to applying new technologies in the banking sector.

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.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Jacques Iffland possesses “a strong ability to innovate and challenge the status quo” when advising investors, financial intermediaries and companies on 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.

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.

Switzerland - M&A 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Jacques Iffland receives accolades for his deep-seated knowledge in securities regulation and corporate law, with invaluable experience in transactions relating to public companies.

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.

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.

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