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Rudolf Tschäni

Rudolf Tschäni

Lenz & StaehelinBrandschenkestrasse 24ZurichZurichSwitzerlandCH-8027

Thought Leader

WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader
WWL Ranking: Thought Leader
WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

Global Leader

Corporate Governance 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader

WWL says

Rudolf Tschäni is widely commended for his skilful handling of an array of corporate governance scenarios.

Biography

Rudolf Tschäni is regarded as a leading legal adviser to companies. Apart from advising on transactions generally, he concentrates on advising the board and management in takeover and stress situations as well as generally in the area of corporate governance. Furthermore, he has extensive experience as board member and is often nominated as arbitrator in national and international arbitration procedures, in particular in disputes relating to mergers and acquisitions.

Rudolf Tschäni is admitted as recognised representative for the listing of securities on the SIX Swiss Exchange. He is co-editor of the law journal Gesellschafts- und Kapitalmarktrecht (Corporate and Capital Market Law, GesKR) and co-organiser and lecturer of the M&A special course in the LLM programme of the University of Zurich.

Rudolf Tschäni completed a law degree and his doctoral thesis at the University of Zurich. He obtained a HEE from the College of Europe, Bruges and an LLM from Harvard Law School. Admitted to the Zurich Bar and New York Bar, he has been a partner at Lenz & Staehelin before becoming senior counsel in 2018. He speaks German, English and French.

Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm 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.

M&A 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Rudolf Tschäni is a seasoned expert who stands out for his excellent “M&A and public takeover work”. 

Biography

Rudolf Tschäni is regarded as a leading legal adviser to companies. Apart from advising on transactions generally, he concentrates on advising the board and management in takeover and stress situations as well as generally in the area of corporate governance. Furthermore, he has extensive experience as board member and is often nominated as arbitrator in national and international arbitration procedures, in particular in disputes relating to mergers and acquisitions.

Rudolf Tschäni is admitted as recognised representative for the listing of securities on the SIX Swiss Exchange. He is co-editor of the law journal Gesellschafts- und Kapitalmarktrecht (Corporate and Capital Market Law, GesKR) and co-organiser and lecturer of the M&A special course in the LLM programme of the University of Zurich.

Rudolf Tschäni completed a law degree and his doctoral thesis at the University of Zurich. He obtained a HEE from the College of Europe, Bruges and an LLM from Harvard Law School. Admitted to the Zurich Bar and New York Bar, he has been a partner at Lenz & Staehelin before becoming senior counsel in 2018. He speaks German, English and French.

Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm 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

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Rudolf Tschäni receives widespread plaudits from peers in the Swiss market who consider him a top name for counsel on board management, stress takeovers and transaction-related disputes.

Biography

Dr Rudolf Tschäni is regarded as a leading expert in the market. Apart from advising on transactions generally, he concentrates on advising the board and management in takeover and stress situations as well as generally in the area of corporate governance. Furthermore, he has extensive experience as board member and is often nominated as arbitrator in national and international arbitration procedures, in particular in disputes relating to mergers and acquisitions.

Rudolf Tschäni is admitted as recognised representative for the listing of securities on the SIX Swiss Exchange. He is co-editor of the law journal Gesellschafts- und Kapitalmarktrecht (Corporate and Capital Market Law, GesKR) and co-organiser and lecturer of the M&A special course in the LLM programme of the University of Zurich.

Rudolf Tschäni completed a law degree and his doctoral thesis at the University of Zurich. He obtained a HEE from the College of Europe, Bruges and an LLM from Harvard Law School. Admitted to the Zurich Bar and New York Bar, he has been a partner at Lenz & Staehelin before becoming senior counsel in 2018. He speaks German, English and French.

Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm 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.

Switzerland - M&A 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Rudolf Tschäni is an “M&A expert”, renowned for his profound understanding of public takeovers. He is looked upon with enormous favour thanks to his “diligence and intellectual capacity”.

Biography

Dr Rudolf Tschäni is regarded as a leading expert in the market. Apart from advising on transactions generally, he concentrates on advising the board and management in takeover and stress situations as well as generally in the area of corporate governance. Furthermore, he has extensive experience as board member and is often nominated as arbitrator in national and international arbitration procedures, in particular in disputes relating to mergers and acquisitions.

Rudolf Tschäni is admitted as recognised representative for the listing of securities on the SIX Swiss Exchange. He is co-editor of the law journal Gesellschafts- und Kapitalmarktrecht (Corporate and Capital Market Law, GesKR) and co-organiser and lecturer of the M&A special course in the LLM programme of the University of Zurich.

Rudolf Tschäni completed a law degree and his doctoral thesis at the University of Zurich. He obtained a HEE from the College of Europe, Bruges and an LLM from Harvard Law School. Admitted to the Zurich Bar and New York Bar, he has been a partner at Lenz & Staehelin before becoming senior counsel in 2018. He speaks German, English and French.

Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm 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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