Reto Jacobs

Reto Jacobs
Office:
Seefeldstrasse 123
PO Box
8034
City:
Zurich
State:
Zurich
Country:
Switzerland
Tel:
+41 58 658 58 58
Fax:
+41 58 658 59 59

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Competition: Lawyers

Reto Jacobs heads the antitrust and competition team of Walder Wyss Ltd, one of Switzerland's leading law firms.

He advises domestic and foreign companies with respect to all competition law issues, represents them before competition authorities and courts, and assists them in complex merger filings. Reto Jacobs also advises with respect to distribution systems and supports various companies with respect to their antitrust compliance programmes. He is a lecturer at the University of St Gallen.

Born in 1964, Reto Jacobs was educated at the University of St Gallen (lic iur, JD equivalent, 1990; Dr iur, 1997). He obtained an additional degree in European competition law from the University of Amsterdam (LLM 1993) and stayed as visiting scholar at the University of California at Berkeley. He is a member of several professional organisations, such as the Zurich and Swiss Bar Associations, the IBA and the Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht. He has published numerous articles on antitrust and competition law. All of his publications are available on www.walderwyss.com/reto.jacobs.

Reto Jacobs speaks German, English and French. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practise in all Switzerland.

With approximately 190 lawyers, 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. We specialise in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. Our clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private clients.

WWL says: Reto Jacobs is a "very well-known name" in the market whom sources recommend "both legally and for his personal skills".

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

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Competition

Reto Jacobs heads the antitrust and competition team of Walder Wyss Ltd, one of Switzerland's leading law firms.

He advises domestic and foreign companies with respect to all competition law issues, represents them before competition authorities and courts, and assists them in complex merger filings. Reto Jacobs also advises with respect to distribution systems and supports various companies with respect to their antitrust compliance programmes. He is a lecturer at the University of St Gallen.

Born in 1964, Reto Jacobs was educated at the University of St Gallen (lic iur, JD equivalent, 1990; Dr iur, 1997). He obtained an additional degree in European competition law from the University of Amsterdam (LLM 1993) and stayed as visiting scholar at the University of California at Berkeley. He is a member of several professional organisations, such as the Zurich and Swiss Bar Associations, the IBA and the Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht. He has published numerous articles on antitrust and competition law. All of his publications are available on www.walderwyss.com/reto.jacobs.

Reto Jacobs speaks German, English and French. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practise in all Switzerland.

With approximately 200 lawyers, Walder Wyss is one of the largest Swiss law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. It offers a full range of services for the business community in Switzerland, as well as public, private and international clients. Its practice teams handle business transactions, banking and finance matters, taxes, arbitration and litigation as well as IP/IT and competition matters.

WWL says: Reto Jacobs is “a standout name” and “senior figure” in the Swiss competition space. Sources note he is “certainly a name to know” and particularly commend his excellent work on merger control filings.

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

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