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

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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 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.

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 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

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

“Corporate expert” Rudolf Tschäni is singled out among peers as a leading light for governance issues in Switzerland.  

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 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.

Switzerland - M&A 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Rudolf Tschäni is a top-tier M&A lawyer who is singled out for his wealth of experience in disputes arising from mergers. 

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 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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