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Vincent Jeanneret

Vincent Jeanneret

Schellenberg Wittmer15bis, rue des AlpesPO Box 2088GenevaSwitzerland1211

Thought Leader

Global Leader

Asset Recovery 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Vincent Jeanneret is a highly respected name among peers in Switzerland, and secures impressive endorsements for his expertise with  disputes involving asset tracing.

Biography

Vincent Jeanneret is an of counsel 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 asset recovery 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 was the chairman of the Geneva Law and Legislation Society and was also a board member of the University of Geneva School of Law. 

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 Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Vincent Jeanneret is highly sought after by clients in the financial services industry for sophisticated  white-collar crime and regulatory proceedings.

Biography

Vincent Jeanneret is an of counsel 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 asset recovery 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 was the chairman of the Geneva Law and Legislation Society and was also a board member of the University of Geneva School of Law. 

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.

Litigation 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Vincent Jeanneret is distinguished by his immaculate understanding of insolvency law, as well as his extensive experience defending corporates in business crime disputes.

Biography

Vincent Jeanneret is an of counsel 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 recent examples of Vincent's expertise in litigation 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 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. Vincent was the chairman of the Geneva Law and Legislation Society and was also a board member of the University of Geneva School of Law.

Restructuring & Insolvency 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Vincent Jeanneret "impresses with his ability to always define the best strategies quickly and successfully" according to sources.

Biography

Vincent Jeanneret is an of counsel 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 asset recovery 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 was the chairman of the Geneva Law and Legislation Society and was also a board member of the University of Geneva School of Law. 

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.

National Leader

Switzerland - Asset Recovery 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Vincent Jeanneret is an “outstanding lawyer” who uses a “wealth of knowledge” to assist clients in complex international recoveries.

Biography

Vincent Jeanneret is an of counsel 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 asset recovery 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 was the chairman of the Geneva Law and Legislation Society and was also a board member of the University of Geneva School of Law. 

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 Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Vincent Jeanneret has “extensive practical experience” in the commercial and banking sectors. He brings a “fresh imaginative approach” to cases, which gives him the “ability to always define the best strategies quickly and successfully”. 

Biography

Vincent Jeanneret is an of counsel 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 asset recovery 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 was the chairman of the Geneva Law and Legislation Society and was also a board member of the University of Geneva School of Law. 

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.

Switzerland - Investigations 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Vincent Jeanneret is a “very senior and very intelligent lawyer”, respected for his deep knowledge and expertise in complex multi-jurisdictional investigations. 

Biography

Vincent Jeanneret is an of counsel 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 recent examples of Vincent's expertise in investigations 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 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 was the chairman of the Geneva Law and Legislation Society and was also a board member of the University of Geneva School of Law.

Switzerland - Litigation 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Vincent Jeanneret is singled out as a go-to name for commercial and banking litigation, and insolvency proceedings. 

Biography

Vincent Jeanneret is an of counsel 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 recent examples of Vincent's expertise in litigation 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 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. Vincent was the chairman of the Geneva Law and Legislation Society and was also a board member of the University of Geneva School of Law.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Vincent Jeanneret is not only “great to work with” but has “great know-how” and “in-depth knowledge of debt restructuring”. 

Biography

Vincent Jeanneret is an of counsel 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 asset recovery 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 was the chairman of the Geneva Law and Legislation Society and was also a board member of the University of Geneva School of Law. 

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.

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