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Oliver Arter

Oliver Arter

Oliver Arter’s practice focuses on private clients and their advisers (banks, family offices, foreign advisers) in all aspects of domestic and international wealth planning. He also specialises in banking, asset management and regulatory matters. Oliver Arter became Of Counsel in June 2009. His work involves representing and advising private clients on the structuring of assets (trusts, foundations, international business corporations), domestic and international estate planning, division of estates, execution of wills, matrimonial property rights, advance care directives and living wills, taking up residence and taxation. In addition he advises Swiss and international banks, asset managers, investment advisers and family offices on regulatory and contractual matters and represents them in proceedings. He publishes extensively in all his fields of practice. Oliver Arter is an academic consultant with the Institute for Legal Theory and Legal Practice at the University of St Gallen, and is frequently invited to give lectures and chair conferences. Oliver Arter graduated with a law degree from the University of St Gallen in 1996 and was admitted to the Zurich Bar in 2000. His working languages are German, English and French. He is a member of the Zurich Bar Association, the Swiss Bar Association, the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), the International Tax Planning Association (ITPA), the Banking Law Association (“Bankenrechtliche Vereinigung e.V,”), the Swiss-Japanese Chamber of Commerce (SJCC) and the International Bar Association. Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Chambers High Net Worth and Legal500 have ranked him for many years in a row as a leader in the field of private client.

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8 September 2020 |
Topics: Private Client  Tax  Charity & mission-driven Organisations 

Swiss Charitable Foundations

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15 July 2019 |
Topics: Private Client  Charity & mission-driven Organisations 

Amendment of Inheritance Law – Must I Adapt My Existing Will or My Contract of Inheritance?

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21 November 2017 | |
Topics: Private Client  Dispute Resolution  Financial Services 

Swiss Bank Accounts - Who Has to Bear the Damage Resulting From Fraudulent Transactions of Hackers?

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19 September 2017 | |
Topics: Private Client 

The Heir Who Is (Completely) Excluded From Succession

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29 June 2017 | |
Topics: Private Client  Charity & mission-driven Organisations 

Heirs on the Foundation Board - 16 Questions and Answers

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2 June 2017 | |
Topics: Private Client 

What Responsibilities does a Representative of the Community of Heirs have? 15 Questions and Answers

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28 February 2017 | |
Topics: Private Client  Corporate & M&A  Tax  Employment & Immigration 

Can I move to Switzerland? Swiss immigration regulations for entrepreneurs, investors, pensioners and wealthy individuals explained

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31 January 2017 | |
Topics: Private Client  Tax  Dispute Resolution  Notarial Services 

Certificates of Inheritance – Legal Framework in Switzerland

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17 January 2017 | |
Topics: Private Client  Corporate & M&A  Tax 

Swiss Marital law – it’s never too early and hardly ever too late for a marriage contract

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14 July 2016 | |
Topics: Private Client  Corporate & M&A  Tax  Charity & mission-driven Organisations 

Charitable Foundations and Corporate Succession

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