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

Global Leader

Corporate Governance - 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Rudolf Tschäni demonstrates considerable understanding of the corporate field and is regarded as as "one of the most experienced practitioners" in the Swiss market.

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.

M&A 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader

WWL says

Rudolf Tschäni possesses "very high competence" in the M&A field, offering clients "extensive experience in corporate law" coupled with "an extensive network of references".

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.

National Leader

Switzerland - Banking 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Rudolf Tschäni has extensive experience across the banking sector, and is well regarded for his excellent work handling high-profile corporate financings and transactions.

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), organiser of the annual M&A conference in Zurich 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.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Rudolf Tschäni draws international acclaim for his first-class corporate governance practice as well as his particular expertise in board and management takeovers.

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), organiser of the annual M&A conference in Zurich 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

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Rudolf Tschäni is a highly respected lawyer who possesses vast experience in managing sophisticated M&A transactions, takeovers and IPOs.

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), organiser of the annual M&A conference in Zurich 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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