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Global Leader

Asset Recovery 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Vincent Jeanneret is recommended by peers in North America and Europe for his adept handling of major insolvency disputes, banking, litigation and white-collar crime proceedings.

Biography

Vincent Jeanneret is a partner 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 sits on the board of the Geneva Law and Legislation Society. Vincent was also appointed to the management board 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 praised for his “extraordinary knowledge in criminal law” and is lauded as an “excellent strategist”.

Biography

Vincent Jeanneret is a partner 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 sits on the board of the Geneva Law and Legislation Society. Vincent was also appointed to the management board 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.

Restructuring & Insolvency 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Vincent Jeanneret is "the person to turn to in Geneva". He is described as "solution-oriented and great to work with", as well as someone who "knows the insolvency field very well".

Biography

Vincent Jeanneret is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's dispute resolution group in Geneva, where he also heads the restructuring and insolvency group. 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 examples of Vincent's expertise include: FINMA bankruptcy liquidator of Zenith, a life-insurance company, SUPRA Assurances SA, ACH Securities SA, a Swiss securities dealer, and Kaupthing Bank Luxembourg SA, Luxembourg, Geneva branch; special auditor and investigator in charge of direct reporting to FINMA in two cases for a leading health insurance company and a Swiss bank placed in bankruptcy, subsidiary of a main European conglomerate; and home affairs appointed administrator of foundations owning a leading Swiss health insurance group, ASSURA.

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 sits on the board of the Geneva Law and Legislation Society. Vincent was also appointed to the management board of the Ecole de l'Avocature.

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

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Vincent Jeanneret draws praise from peers who describe him as "an outstanding lawyer" with experience advising on complex multi-jurisdictional proceedings.

Biography

Vincent Jeanneret is a partner 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 sits on the board of the Geneva Law and Legislation Society. Vincent was also appointed to the management board 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 provides outstanding advice in sophisticated corporate disputes and investigations for clients in the commercial and banking sectors.

Biography

Vincent Jeanneret is a partner 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 business crime defence 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 is a current board member of the Geneva Law and Legislation Society. Vincent was also appointed to the management board of the University of Geneva School of Law.

Switzerland - Investigations

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Vincent Jeanneret is hailed as a “very senior and very intelligent lawyer” who offers clients impressive experience in complex multi-jurisdictional investigations, particularly in the banking sector.

Biography

Vincent Jeanneret is a partner 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 is a current board member of the Geneva Law and Legislation Society. Vincent was also appointed to the management board of the University of Geneva School of Law.

Switzerland - Litigation

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Vincent Jeanneret is held out as “one of the most prominent Swiss practitioners in banking litigation”. He impresses peers with his “excellent experience in worldwide investigations and cross-border bankruptcy cases”.

Biography

Vincent Jeanneret is a partner 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. He is a current board member of the Geneva Law and Legislation Society. Vincent was also appointed to the management board of the University of Geneva School of Law.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Vincent Jeanneret is recognised for his first-class restructuring and insolvency practice, with peers remarking that he is "an excellent lawyer and an excellent strategist".

Biography

Vincent Jeanneret is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's dispute resolution group in Geneva, where he also heads the restructuring and insolvency group. 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 examples of Vincent's expertise include: FINMA bankruptcy liquidator of Zenith, a life- insurance company, SUPRA Assurances SA, ACH Securities SA, a Swiss securities dealer, and Kaupthing Bank Luxembourg SA, Luxembourg, Geneva branch; special auditor and investigator in charge of direct reporting to FINMA in two cases for a leading health insurance company and a Swiss bank placed in bankruptcy, subsidiary of a main European conglomerate; and home affairs appointed administrator of foundations owning a leading Swiss health insurance group, ASSURA.

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 sits on the board of the Geneva Law and Legislation Society. Vincent was also appointed to the management board 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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