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National Leader

Switzerland - Investigations 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

The "exceptional" Peter Honegger combines his "quick understanding" with his advanced technical analytical skills in investigations work. 

Biography

Peter Honegger is a counsel of Niederer Kraft & Frey, he co-heads both the dispute resolution and the white-collar and investigations team. Peter specialises in banking and finance as well as mergers and acquisitions, in particular in related litigation and proceedings. His clients include worldwide market leaders in the field of wealth management, luxury cars and information technology.

Particular areas of emphasis involve transnational litigation, foreign governmental investigations, enforcement and other regulatory proceedings. His practice encompasses various types of complex litigation, including securities, post-mergers and acquisitions, insurance and other commercial litigation. Peter has a long-standing practice of advising companies and individuals with respect to US-style discovery, Swiss secrecy laws and the taking of evidence located in Switzerland for use in US proceedings. He is a past chairman of the legal committee of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce. He regularly publishes on issues of cross-border litigation, arbitration and investigations.

Niederer Kraft & Frey is a leading Swiss firm with a consistent track record of delivering excellence and innovation in Swiss law since 1936. A full-service law firm with over 100 lawyers, of whom 30 partners, NKF advises a diverse domestic and international client base. NKF is relied on by the world’s best law firms as an experienced, agile and effective partner. NKF attaches great importance to combining a highly professional approach and persistence in pursuing clients’ goals with being easy to work with, even in the most demanding situations. With offices in the heart of Zurich’s banking and financial district, NKF continues to have its finger on the pulse of Swiss business.

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