Vincent Jeanneret

Vincent Jeanneret
Office:
15bis, rue des Alpes
PO Box 2088
1211
City:
Geneva
State:
Geneva
Country:
Switzerland
Tel:
+41 22 707 8000
Fax:
+41 22 707 8001

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Asset Recovery

Vincent Jeanneret is a partner in the dispute resolution group in Geneva, where he also heads Schellenberg Wittmer's restructuring and insolvency team. He was the managing partner of the firm from 2009 to 2014.

Vincent specialises in commercial and banking litigation with a focus on international, complex cases. He has been recognised as one of the few specialists who deals with major insolvency cases both at a Swiss and international level. He is regularly appointed by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) either as receiver or liquidator. He is frequently retained as counsel or expert in connection with white-collar crime cases at federal or state level, and provides international legal assistance, advising on embargo law proceedings.

Some examples of Vincent's expertise include:
– FINMA bankruptcy liquidator of Zenith, a life-insurance company, SUPRA Assurances SA, ACH Securities SA, a Swiss securities dealer and Kaupthing Bank Luxembourg SA, Luxembourg, Geneva branch,

– special auditor and investigator in charge of direct reporting to FINMA in two cases for a leading health insurance company and a Swiss bank placed in bankruptcy, subsidiary of a main European conglomerate,

– home affairs appointed administrator of foundations owning a leading Swiss health insurance group, ASSURA,

– court-appointed administrator of Petroplus Refining Cressier SA, a subsidiary of the Petroplus Group. All the assets were successfully sold to a new company which took over the business.

Vincent is highly recognised by international legal directories and publications for his expertise in restructuring and insolvency. Chambers and Partners say clients are quick to point out his "excellent knowledge in insolvency and many other areas"noting that he is "capable of working in a team and eager to reach the best practical solution".

Sources additionally describe him as: "a renowned and successful litigator and criminal defense lawyer – someone you can get tremendous experience and knowledge from." Based on client and peer recommendations, Who's Who Legal have described Vincent as a "leading light in restructuring disputes with a sharp mind and a depth of experience in insolvency-related litigation".

Vincent has published extensively in the fields of insolvency law and criminal law. He also has been an active member of the AIJA as president of its insolvency commission, and is a member of the Swiss Federation of Lawyers. From 1996 to 2002 he was a board member and treasurer of the Geneva Law and Legislation Society, and remains a current board member. Vincent was also appointed to the management board of the Ecole de l'Avocature.

Vincent was admitted to the Swiss Bar in 1989 after graduating from the University of Geneva with a law degree in 1982, business degree in 1985 and master of laws in 1986. He joined Schellenberg Wittmer as a partner in 1996. From 2003 until 2009. he was a member of the board of the Geneva Bar Association.

Schellenberg Wittmer is one of the leading business law firms in Switzerland. Over 140 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva and Singapore advise domestic and international clients on all aspects of business law. The firm's areas of expertise include: banking and finance, competition and antitrust, construction, dispute resolution and international arbitration, intellectual property/information technology, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, private clients and estates, real estate, restructuring and insolvency, taxation, white-collar crime and compliance. Schellenberg Wittmer's Singapore office covers key jurisdictions and markets in the Asia-Pacific region, assisting clients in both inbound and outbound investments as well as in international arbitration. 

WWL says: Sources praise Vincent Jeanneret as “very active on a number of big cases” in the asset recovery arena.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Switzerland which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Asset Recovery: Lawyers

Vincent Jeanneret is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer’s dispute resolution group and heads the restructuring and insolvency team in Geneva.

Vincent specialises in commercial and banking litigation with a focus on international, complex cases. He is recognised as one of the few specialists who deals with major insolvency cases both at a Swiss and international level. He is regularly appointed by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) either as receiver or liquidator. He is frequently retained as counsel or expert in connection with white-collar crime cases at federal or state level, and provides international legal assistance, advising on embargo law proceedings.

Some examples of Vincent’s expertise include: FINMA bankruptcy liquidator of Zenith, a life-insurance company; SUPRA Assurances SA, ACH Securities SA, a Swiss securities dealer and Kaupthing Bank Luxembourg SA, Luxembourg, Geneva branch; and special auditor and investigator in charge of direct reporting to FINMA in two cases for a leading health insurance company and a Swiss bank placed in bankruptcy.

Vincent is highly recognised by international legal directories and publications for his expertise in restructuring and insolvency. Chambers and Partners say clients are quick to point out his “excellent knowledge in insolvency and many other areas”.

Vincent has published extensively in the fields of insolvency law and criminal law. He also has been an active member of the AIJA as president of its insolvency commission, and is a member of the Swiss Federation of Lawyers. He is a current board member of the Geneva Law and Legislation Society. Vincent was also appointed to the management board of the Ecole de l’Avocature.

WWL says: Superb insolvency practitioner Vincent Jeanneret is frequently hired by clients to handle their complex recovery matters.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Asset Recovery which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Business Crime Defence

Vincent Jeanneret is a partner in the dispute resolution group in Geneva, where he also heads Schellenberg Wittmer's restructuring and insolvency team. He was the managing partner of the firm from 2009 to 2014.

Vincent specialises in commercial and banking litigation with a focus on international, complex cases. He has been recognised as one of the few specialists who deals with major insolvency cases both at a Swiss and international level. He is regularly appointed by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) either as receiver or liquidator. He is frequently retained as counsel or expert in connection with white-collar crime cases at federal or state level, and provides international legal assistance, advising on embargo law proceedings.

Some examples of Vincent's expertise include:
– FINMA bankruptcy liquidator of Zenith, a life-insurance company, SUPRA Assurances SA, ACH Securities SA, a Swiss securities dealer and Kaupthing Bank Luxembourg SA, Luxembourg, Geneva branch,

– special auditor and investigator in charge of direct reporting to FINMA in two cases for a leading health insurance company and a Swiss bank placed in bankruptcy, subsidiary of a main European conglomerate,

– home affairs appointed administrator of foundations owning a leading Swiss health insurance group, ASSURA,

– court-appointed administrator of Petroplus Refining Cressier SA, a subsidiary of the Petroplus Group. All the assets were successfully sold to a new company which took over the business.

Vincent is highly recognised by international legal directories and publications for his expertise in restructuring and insolvency. Chambers and Partners say clients are quick to point out his "excellent knowledge in insolvency and many other areas"noting that he is "capable of working in a team and eager to reach the best practical solution".

Sources additionally describe him as: "a renowned and successful litigator and criminal defense lawyer – someone you can get tremendous experience and knowledge from." Based on client and peer recommendations, Who's Who Legal have described Vincent as a "leading light in restructuring disputes with a sharp mind and a depth of experience in insolvency-related litigation".

Vincent has published extensively in the fields of insolvency law and criminal law. He also has been an active member of the AIJA as president of its insolvency commission, and is a member of the Swiss Federation of Lawyers. From 1996 to 2002 he was a board member and treasurer of the Geneva Law and Legislation Society, and remains a current board member. Vincent was also appointed to the management board of the Ecole de l'Avocature.

Vincent was admitted to the Swiss Bar in 1989 after graduating from the University of Geneva with a law degree in 1982, business degree in 1985 and master of laws in 1986. He joined Schellenberg Wittmer as a partner in 1996. From 2003 until 2009. he was a member of the board of the Geneva Bar Association.

Schellenberg Wittmer is one of the leading business law firms in Switzerland. Over 140 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva and Singapore advise domestic and international clients on all aspects of business law. The firm's areas of expertise include: banking and finance, competition and antitrust, construction, dispute resolution and international arbitration, intellectual property/information technology, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, private clients and estates, real estate, restructuring and insolvency, taxation, white-collar crime and compliance. Schellenberg Wittmer's Singapore office covers key jurisdictions and markets in the Asia-Pacific region, assisting clients in both inbound and outbound investments as well as in international arbitration. 

WWL says: Vincent Jeanneret is highly sought after by clients for his strong expertise handling white-collar crime matters.

 

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Switzerland which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Business Crime Defence: Corporates

Vincent Jeanneret is a partner in the dispute resolution group in Geneva, where he also heads Schellenberg Wittmer's restructuring and insolvency team. Vincent specialises in commercial and banking litigation with a focus on international, complex cases. He has been recognised as one of the few specialists who deals with major insolvency cases both at a Swiss and international level. He is frequently retained as counsel or expert in connection with white-collar crime cases at federal or state level, and provides international legal assistance, advising on embargo law proceedings.

Some recent examples of Vincent's expertise in business crime defence include: representation and counsel to a large international Swiss Bank in a criminal trial in a tax-fraud and money laundering case; assistance to a major shareholder of an international company in tracing, freezing and recovering funds embezzled by their former adviser; and counsel to a large Swiss Bank in a fraud case in relation to a former employee of the bank.

Vincent has published extensively in the fields of criminal law. He is a member of the Swiss Bar Association and of the Geneva Business Law Association, where he was a board member and treasurer from 1996 to 2002. Vincent sits on the board of the Geneva Law and Legislation Society. Vincent was also appointed to the management board of the Ecole de l'Avocature.

Vincent joined Schellenberg Wittmer as a partner in 1996. He was admitted to the Swiss Bar in 1989 after graduating from the University of Geneva with a law degree in 1982, business degree in 1985 and master of laws in 1986. 

WWL says: Vincent Jeanneret is a widely-recognised figure in the Swiss market who is praised for his expert handling of white-collar crime matters, an area in which he is considered a top name.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Business Crime Defence which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Restructuring & Insolvency

Vincent Jeanneret is a partner in the dispute resolution group in Geneva, where he also heads Schellenberg Wittmer's restructuring and insolvency team. He was the managing partner of the firm from 2009 to 2014.

Vincent specialises in commercial and banking litigation with a focus on international, complex cases. He has been recognised as one of the few specialists who deals with major insolvency cases both at a Swiss and international level. He is regularly appointed by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) either as receiver or liquidator. He is frequently retained as counsel or expert in connection with white-collar crime cases at federal or state level, and provides international legal assistance, advising on embargo law proceedings.

Some examples of Vincent's expertise include:
– FINMA bankruptcy liquidator of Zenith, a life-insurance company, SUPRA Assurances SA, ACH Securities SA, a Swiss securities dealer and Kaupthing Bank Luxembourg SA, Luxembourg, Geneva branch,

– special auditor and investigator in charge of direct reporting to FINMA in two cases for a leading health insurance company and a Swiss bank placed in bankruptcy, subsidiary of a main European conglomerate,

– home affairs appointed administrator of foundations owning a leading Swiss health insurance group, ASSURA,

– court-appointed administrator of Petroplus Refining Cressier SA, a subsidiary of the Petroplus Group. All the assets were successfully sold to a new company which took over the business.

Vincent is highly recognised by international legal directories and publications for his expertise in restructuring and insolvency. Chambers and Partners say clients are quick to point out his "excellent knowledge in insolvency and many other areas"noting that he is "capable of working in a team and eager to reach the best practical solution".

Sources additionally describe him as: "a renowned and successful litigator and criminal defense lawyer – someone you can get tremendous experience and knowledge from." Based on client and peer recommendations, Who's Who Legal have described Vincent as a "leading light in restructuring disputes with a sharp mind and a depth of experience in insolvency-related litigation".

Vincent has published extensively in the fields of insolvency law and criminal law. He also has been an active member of the AIJA as president of its insolvency commission, and is a member of the Swiss Federation of Lawyers. From 1996 to 2002 he was a board member and treasurer of the Geneva Law and Legislation Society, and remains a current board member. Vincent was also appointed to the management board of the Ecole de l'Avocature.

Vincent was admitted to the Swiss Bar in 1989 after graduating from the University of Geneva with a law degree in 1982, business degree in 1985 and master of laws in 1986. He joined Schellenberg Wittmer as a partner in 1996. From 2003 until 2009. he was a member of the board of the Geneva Bar Association.

Schellenberg Wittmer is one of the leading business law firms in Switzerland. Over 140 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva and Singapore advise domestic and international clients on all aspects of business law. The firm's areas of expertise include: banking and finance, competition and antitrust, construction, dispute resolution and international arbitration, intellectual property/information technology, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, private clients and estates, real estate, restructuring and insolvency, taxation, white-collar crime and compliance. Schellenberg Wittmer's Singapore office covers key jurisdictions and markets in the Asia-Pacific region, assisting clients in both inbound and outbound investments as well as in international arbitration. 

WWL says: Vincent Jeanneret is considered a "go-to lawyer" in the restructuring and insolvency space with "vast experience " and a "solutions-oriented approach".

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Switzerland which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Restructuring & Insolvency

Vincent Jeanneret is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's dispute resolution group in Geneva, where he also heads the restructuring and insolvency group. Vincent specialises in commercial and banking litigation with a focus on international, complex cases. He has been recognised as one of the few specialists who deals with major insolvency cases both at a Swiss and international level. He is frequently retained as counsel or expert in connection with white-collar crime cases at federal or state level, and provides international legal assistance, advising on embargo law proceedings.

Some examples of Vincent's expertise include: FINMA bankruptcy liquidator of Zenith, a life-insurance company, SUPRA Assurances SA, ACH Securities SA, a Swiss securities dealer, and Kaupthing Bank Luxembourg SA, Luxembourg, Geneva branch; special auditor and investigator in charge of direct reporting to FINMA in two cases for a leading health insurance company and a Swiss bank placed in bankruptcy, subsidiary of a main European conglomerate; and home affairs appointed administrator of foundations owning a leading Swiss health insurance group, ASSURA.

Vincent has published extensively in the fields of criminal law. He is a member of the Swiss Bar Association and of the Geneva Business Law Association, where he was a board member and treasurer from 1996 to 2002. Vincent sits on the board of the Geneva Law and Legislation Society. Vincent was also appointed to the management board of the Ecole de l'Avocature.

Vincent joined Schellenberg Wittmer as a partner in 1996. He was admitted to the Swiss Bar in 1989 after graduating from the University of Geneva with a law degree in 1982, business degree in 1985 and master of laws in 1986. 

WWL says: Vincent Jeanneret is "the person to turn to in Geneva". He is described as "solution-oriented and great to work with", as well as someone who "knows the insolvency field very well".

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Restructuring & Insolvency which can be purchased from our Shop.

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