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Benjamin Dürig

Benjamin Dürig

Benjamin Dürig is an experienced transaction lawyer with a focus on M&A and corporate finance transactions, and corporate law. Benjamin Dürig advises clients in M&A and corporate finance transactions and is an experienced team leader in complex transactions. He advises listed and non-listed entities, including regulated financial institutions. He has in-depth expertise on the legal issues relating to real estate in and outside of transactions, including regulatory aspects, environmental issues (polluted sites), and complex commercial lease agreements. Benjamin Dürig is a regular speaker to various audiences on topics relating to his practice, including international lawyers' conferences, commercial chambers and industry organisations. He joined our firm as an associate in 2009 and became counsel in 2017. Before that, he worked at a Zurich district court and a French-speaking law firm for a number of years. Benjamin’s law degree is from the University of Zurich (2003) and he was admitted to the Zurich Bar in 2007. He is a member of the Swiss Bar Association, the Zurich Bar Association, the Franco-Swiss Chamber for Trade and Industry, and the Executive Committee of the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA). His working languages are German, French and English.

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Topics: Corporate & M&A  Capital Markets  LexCast 

Liquidity Options for Shareholders of Start-ups and Family Businesses

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Topics: Private Client  Employment & Immigration 

What Companies Should Know About Swiss Immigration: Q&A Overview

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Topics: Private Client  Corporate & M&A  Employment & Immigration 

Get Ready for Summer: Swiss Immigration Tips for Companies as Summertime Approaches

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Topics: Corporate & M&A  Insolvency & Restructuring 

The Ins and Outs of the Proposed Restructuring Regime for Distressed Companies

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Topics: DLT (Blockchain) & Fintech 

Swiss Regulation of FinTech – Federal Council initiates consultation on new rules

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Topics: Corporate & M&A 

Federal Council wants to modernise Swiss Corporate Law

In 2005, more than ten years ago, Swiss politicians agreed that Swiss Corporate Law needed a serious revision. After long discussions, including notably the "Say on Pay" vote initiated by Mr. Minder, the Federal Council relaunched the revision process in Summer 2013, and has just recently published and adopted the revised report and draft for the new Swiss Corporate Law on 23 November 2016. The Swiss Parliament has now to decide on it.

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Topics: Private Client  Corporate & M&A  Employment & Immigration 

Switzerland sets work permit quotas for 2017: what employers need to know

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Topics: Private Client  Corporate & M&A  Employment & Immigration 

Work permits in Switzerland: Navigating through the alps

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