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Banking - Finance 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Markus Pfenninger enjoys the acclaim of peers throughout Switzerland for his sterling work on financing briefs, M&A matters and collective investment schemes. 

Biography

Markus Pfenninger is a partner in the banking and finance team. His fields of expertise include capital market transactions, mergers and acquisitions, finance, restructurings, collective investment schemes as well as banking and insurance regulatory matters. He is a member of the International Bar Association’s (IBA) task force on the financial crisis and a past chair of the IBA’s subcommittee on legal opinions as well as a past co-chair of the IBA’s banking law committee.

Born in 1963, Markus Pfenninger was awarded a PhD from the Law School of the University of Zurich and was admitted to the bar in Zurich in 1991. He received an LLM from the Morin Center of Banking Law Studies, Boston University. He has working experience as foreign associate in a Boston financial management company and in a law firm.

Markus Pfenninger speaks German, English and French. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice throughout Switzerland.

With around 240 legal experts, Walder Wyss is one of the most successful and fastest growing Swiss commercial law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. The firm specialises in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. Clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private clients.

Banking - Regulatory 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Markus Pfenninger secures comprehensive endorsements from peers for his sweeping knowledge of banking and insurance regulations. 

Biography

Markus Pfenninger is a partner in the banking and finance team. His fields of expertise include capital market transactions, mergers and acquisitions, finance, restructurings, collective investment schemes as well as banking and insurance regulatory matters. He is a member of the International Bar Association’s (IBA) task force on the financial crisis and a past chair of the IBA’s subcommittee on legal opinions as well as a past co-chair of the IBA’s banking law committee.

Born in 1963, Markus Pfenninger was awarded a PhD from the Law School of the University of Zurich and was admitted to the bar in Zurich in 1991. He received an LLM from the Morin Center of Banking Law Studies, Boston University. He has working experience as foreign associate in a Boston financial management company and in a law firm.

Markus Pfenninger speaks German, English and French. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice throughout Switzerland.

With around 240 legal experts, Walder Wyss is one of the most successful and fastest growing Swiss commercial law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. The firm specialises in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. Clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private clients.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Markus Pfenninger is a top name for corporate finance and offers stellar advice on capital markets regulation, securities and structured transactions.

Biography

Markus Pfenninger is a partner in the banking and finance team. His fields of expertise include capital market transactions, mergers and acquisitions, finance, restructurings, collective investment schemes as well as banking and insurance regulatory matters. He is a member of the International Bar Association’s (IBA) task force on the financial crisis and a past chair of the IBA’s subcommittee on legal opinions as well as a past co-chair of the IBA’s banking law committee.

Born in 1963, Markus Pfenninger was awarded a PhD from the Law School of the University of Zurich and was admitted to the bar in Zurich in 1991. He received an LLM from the Morin Center of Banking Law Studies, Boston University. He has working experience as foreign associate in a Boston financial management company and in a law firm.

Markus Pfenninger speaks German, English and French. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practise throughout Switzerland.

With around 240 legal experts, Walder Wyss is one of the most successful and fastest growing Swiss commercial law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. The firm specialises in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. Clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private clients.

Private Funds - Regulatory 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Markus Pfenninger is lauded for his profound knowledge of investment fund regulations and is regularly seen advising big-name clients on collective investment schemes and fund restructurings.

Biography

Markus Pfenninger is a partner in the banking and finance team. His fields of expertise include capital market transactions, mergers and acquisitions, finance, restructurings, collective investment schemes as well as banking and insurance regulatory matters. He is a member of the International Bar Association’s (IBA) task force on the financial crisis and a past chair of the IBA’s subcommittee on legal opinions as well as a past co-chair of the IBA’s banking law committee.

Born in 1963, Markus Pfenninger was awarded a PhD from the Law School of the University of Zurich and was admitted to the bar in Zurich in 1991. He received an LLM from the Morin Center of Banking Law Studies, Boston University. He has working experience as foreign associate in a Boston financial management company and in a law firm.

Markus Pfenninger speaks German, English and French. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice throughout Switzerland.

With around 230 legal experts, Walder Wyss is one of the most successful and fastest growing Swiss commercial law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. The firm specialises in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. Clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private clients.

National Leader

Switzerland - Banking 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Markus Pfenninger is a prominent finance lawyer, with extensive insights into corporate transactions, banking and regulatory issues. 

Biography

Markus Pfenninger is a partner in the banking and finance team. His fields of expertise include capital market transactions, mergers and acquisitions, finance, restructurings, collective investment schemes as well as banking and insurance regulatory matters. He is a member of the International Bar Association’s (IBA) task force on the financial crisis and a past chair of the IBA’s subcommittee on legal opinions as well as a past co-chair of the IBA’s banking law committee.

Born in 1963, Markus Pfenninger was awarded a PhD from the Law School of the University of Zurich and was admitted to the bar in Zurich in 1991. He received an LLM from the Morin Center of Banking Law Studies, Boston University. He has working experience as foreign associate in a Boston financial management company and in a law firm.

Markus Pfenninger speaks German, English and French. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice throughout Switzerland.

With around 240 legal experts, Walder Wyss is one of the most successful and fastest growing Swiss commercial law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. The firm specialises in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. Clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private clients.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Markus Pfenninger is well known for his strong track record on and wealth of experience in high-value capital market transactions. 

Biography

Markus Pfenninger is a partner in the banking and finance team. His fields of expertise include capital market transactions, mergers and acquisitions, finance, restructurings, collective investment schemes as well as banking and insurance regulatory matters. He is a member of the International Bar Association’s (IBA) task force on the financial crisis and a past chair of the IBA’s subcommittee on legal opinions as well as a past co-chair of the IBA’s banking law committee.

Born in 1963, Markus Pfenninger was awarded a PhD from the Law School of the University of Zurich and was admitted to the bar in Zurich in 1991. He received an LLM from the Morin Center of Banking Law Studies, Boston University. He has working experience as foreign associate in a Boston financial management company and in a law firm.

Markus Pfenninger speaks German, English and French. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practise throughout Switzerland.

With around 240 legal experts, Walder Wyss is one of the most successful and fastest growing Swiss commercial law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. The firm specialises in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. Clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private clients.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Markus Pfenninger enjoys a sterling reputation in the market thanks to his significant experience advising on collective investment schemes.

Biography

Biography

Markus Pfenninger is a partner in the banking and finance team. His fields of expertise include capital market transactions, mergers and acquisitions, finance, restructurings, collective investment schemes as well as banking and insurance regulatory matters. He is a member of the International Bar Association’s (IBA) task force on the financial crisis and a past chair of the IBA’s subcommittee on legal opinions as well as a past co-chair of the IBA’s banking law committee.

Born in 1963, Markus Pfenninger was awarded a PhD from the Law School of the University of Zurich and was admitted to the bar in Zurich in 1991. He received an LLM from the Morin Center of Banking Law Studies, Boston University. He has working experience as foreign associate in a Boston financial management company and in a law firm.

Markus Pfenninger speaks German, English and French. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice throughout Switzerland.

With around 240 legal experts, Walder Wyss is one of the most successful and fastest growing Swiss commercial law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. The firm specialises in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. Clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private clients.

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