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Dr. Mark Montanari

Dr. Mark Montanari

Mark’s practice focuses on capital and financial markets, corporate law as well as M&A and financing transactions. He regularly advises international and domestic clients in these fields, including public takeover and stock exchange laws and regulations. Mark joined our firm as an associate in 2010. Prior to that, he worked as a clerk at the District Court Emmental-Oberaargau and with a law firm in Berne. Thereafter he worked as research and teaching assistant at the University of Berne (Institute of Business Law). After having graduated in law from the University of Berne in 2005, he was admitted to the Bar in 2008 and went on to complete a PhD (summa cum laude) in 2011, in the field of financial markets. His working languages are German and English. Mark is a member of the Zurich Bar Association and the Swiss Bar Association and the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA).

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Topics: Capital Markets  LexCast  Financial Services 

LexCast: FINSA/FIDLEG – Aspects of Convertible Bond Issues in Switzerland

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Topics: Capital Markets  Financial Services 

FINSA/FIDLEG – Aspects of Convertible Bond Issues in Switzerland

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Topics: Financial Services 

Switzerland Is Strenghtening Its Competitiveness as Fund Centre - a New, Unregulated Fund Category for Qualified Investors is Proposed

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Topics: LexCast  Financial Services 

LexCast: Switzerland Is Strenghtening Its Competitiveness as Fund Centre - a New, Unregulated Fund Category for qualified investors is proposed

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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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