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Banking - Regulatory 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Patrick Schleiffer is appreciated by peers and clients as a financial services regulatory specialist who is "knowledgeable, always available and solution orientated".

Biography

Dr Patrick Schleiffer is co-head of the capital markets group in Zurich and a leading and recognised expert on financial market law, particularly capital markets, stock exchange and securities law, investment fund law, financial services regulation and corporate law and corporate governance. Patrick Schleiffer lectures capital markets and securities law   at the University of Zurich, is a regular speaker at conferences and co-editor of the Swiss Internet based law Journal CapLaw. He is authorised to represent issuers before the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Patrick Schleiffer graduated from, was  a  research and  teaching assistant (both  1989) and is completed his doctoral thesis (1992) at  the University of  Zurich. He  also obtained an  MCJ from New York University School of  Law (1996). Admitted to  the Zurich Bar  (1995) and to the New York Bar (1997), he joined Lenz &  Staehelin in 1995 and has been   a partner since 2002. He speaks German, English and French.

Patrick Schleiffer is a member of the following professional associations: the Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), the Swiss Bar Association (SAV), the International Bar Association (IBA), the Swiss American Chamber of Commerce, and the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA).

Lenz & Staehelin is one of the largest Swiss law firms 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
Corporate Governance 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Patrick Schleiffer is a long-standing figure in the Swiss market, where he enjoys a stellar reputation for his corporate governance expertise.

Biography

Dr Patrick Schleiffer is co-head of the capital markets group in Zurich and a leading and recognised expert on financial market law, particularly capital markets, stock exchange and securities law, investment fund law, financial services regulation and corporate law, and corporate governance. Patrick Schleiffer lectures capital markets and securities law at the University of Zurich and is a regular speaker at conference and co-editor of the Swiss Internet based law Journal CapLaw. He is authorised to represent issuers before the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Patrick Schleiffer graduated from, was a research and teaching assistant (both 1989) and completed his doctoral thesis (1992) at the University of Zurich. He also obtained an MCJ from New York University school of law (1996). Admitted to Zurich Bar (1995) and to the New York Bar (1997), he joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1995 and has been a partner since 2002. He speaks German, English and French.

Patrick Schleiffer is a member of the following professional associations: Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss American Chamber of Commerce, New York State Bar Association (NYSBA).

Lenz & Staehelin is one of the largest Swiss law firms 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 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Patrick Schleiffer is “always on top of new regulatory developments even before into force” and provides “pragmatic ways to solve problems”.

Biography

Dr Patrick Schleiffer is co-head of the capital markets group in Zurich and a leading and recognised expert on financial market law, particularly capital markets, stock exchange and securities law, investment fund law, financial services regulation and corporate law and corporate governance. Patrick Schleiffer lectures capital markets and securities law   at the University of Zurich, is a regular speaker at conferences and co-editor of the Swiss Internet based law Journal CapLaw. He is authorised to represent issuers before the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Patrick Schleiffer graduated from, was  a  research and  teaching assistant (both  1989) and is completed his doctoral thesis (1992) at  the University of  Zurich. He  also obtained an  MCJ from New York University School of  Law (1996). Admitted to  the Zurich Bar  (1995) and to the New York Bar (1997), he joined Lenz &  Staehelin in 1995 and has been   a partner since 2002. He speaks German, English and French.

Patrick Schleiffer is a member of the following professional associations: the Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), the Swiss Bar Association (SAV), the International Bar Association (IBA), the Swiss American Chamber of Commerce, and the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA).

Lenz & Staehelin is one of the largest Swiss law firms 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

Patrick Schleiffer is revered for his “strong expertise in the Swiss capital markets, knowledge of market standards and best practices in approaching banks”.

Biography

Dr Patrick Schleiffer is co-head of the capital markets group in Zurich and a leading and recognised expert on financial market law, particularly capital markets, stock exchange and securities law, investment fund law, financial services regulation and corporate law and corporate governance. Patrick Schleiffer lectures capital markets and securities law at the University of Zurich and is a regular speaker at conference and co-editor of the Swiss Internet based law Journal CapLaw. He is authorised to represent issuers before the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Patrick Schleiffer graduated from, was a research and teaching assistant (both 1989) and completed his doctoral thesis (1992) at the University of Zurich. He also obtained an MCJ from New York University school of law (1996). Admitted to Zurich Bar (1995) and to the New York Bar (1997), he joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1995 and has been a partner since 2002. He speaks German, English and French.

Patrick Schleiffer is a member of the following professional associations: Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss American Chamber of Commerce, New York State Bar Association (NYSBA).

Lenz & Staehelin is one of the largest Swiss law firms 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

Patrick Schleiffer is "recommended for his knowledge and responsiveness", in addition to his "solution-orientated" approach and "profound knowledge" of governance issues. 

Biography

Dr Patrick Schleiffer is co-head of the capital markets group in Zurich and a leading and recognised expert on financial market law, particularly capital markets, stock exchange and securities law, investment fund law, financial services regulation and corporate law, and corporate governance. Patrick Schleiffer lectures capital markets and securities law at the University of Zurich and is a regular speaker at conference and co-editor of the Swiss Internet based law Journal CapLaw. He is authorised to represent issuers before the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Patrick Schleiffer graduated from, was a research and teaching assistant (both 1989) and completed his doctoral thesis (1992) at the University of Zurich. He also obtained an MCJ from New York University school of law (1996). Admitted to Zurich Bar (1995) and to the New York Bar (1997), he joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1995 and has been a partner since 2002. He speaks German, English and French.

Patrick Schleiffer is a member of the following professional associations: Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss American Chamber of Commerce, New York State Bar Association (NYSBA).

Lenz & Staehelin is one of the largest Swiss law firms 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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