Business, Finance and Technology Law Firm in Zurich, Switzerland

Dr. Ralph Wyss, Attorney at Law

Dr. Ralph Wyss, Attorney at Law Main Office
Loewenstrasse 42
Postfach 3010

Zurich 8022
Switzerland

Phone+41 (44) 248-3710
Fax +41 (44) 248-3711

Website www.wyss-legal.ch
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Law Firm Overview

Dr. Ralph Wyss, Attorney At Law, in Switzerland provides legal services to companies in the financial, information technology and packaging industries. The small firm is dedicated to helping clients who want to have a presence in Switzlerland markets. The staff support entrepreneurs and address whatever their problems are by finding unique solutions to their problems.

Attorney Ralph Wyss wants to have long-term relationships with his clients, but he begins by solving immediate problems. When clients begin to trust him, he becomes partners in their businesses. He understands how laws can affect bottom lines and uses that knowledge to help his clients.

Dr. Wyss has the experience, knowledge and skills to be successful in solving problems for his clients. Because of the many years he has been practicing, he can be effective in court rooms and trials. He also is effective at the negotiation table. Dr. Ralph Wyss, Attorney At Law, stands by clients both in Switzerland and those around the world doing business in Switzerland.

Year this Office was Established: 2001

Languages: German, English, French

Areas of Law


Additional Areas of Law: Federal Act on Stock Exchanges and Securities Trading; Collective Investment Schemes Act; Federal Law on Banks and Savings Banks; IT Outsourcing Agreements; Recapitalization; Liquidations; Employee Stock Ownership Plans; Incorporations.


Areas of Law Description

We believe that specialization is the prerequisite for excellent legal counseling and the successful conduct of negotiations and court trials. That is why we are focusing on the following commercial and corporate areas of practice:

- Business Law

• Incorporations
• Private equity and venture capital transactions
• Corporate governance (incl. D&O liability claims) and corporate housekeeping
• Mergers and acquisitions, LBOs and MBOs, joint ventures, restructurings and reorganizations
• Recapitalization and liquidations
• Commercial contracts (in particular purchase, labor, rental, leasing, license, distribution and agency agreements, general terms and conditions)
• Employee stock ownership plans
• Competition and trust law

- Finance

• Regulatory issues of financial intermediaries (banks, securities dealers, stock exchanges, collective investment schemes, in particular investment funds, asset managers, investment advisors) and persons charged with the management and the administration with regard to admission, supervision etc.
• Support of banks and other companies with regard to all laws regulating the capital and the financial markets (in particular Federal Act on Stock Exchanges and Securities Trading, Collective Investment Schemes Act, Federal Law on Banks and Savings Banks)
• Consulting (and in selected cases also criminal defense) regarding the requirements of the Money Laundering Act, the international standards of money laundering control (AML) and financing of terrorism (CFT) and corruption

- Technology Law

• IT outsourcing agreements and service level agreements (including outsourcing in the financial sector)
• All types of license and IP agreements
• Work, development, maintenance and support agreements, escrow agreements for technology products (software, hardware, equipment and industrial products)
• Legal coordination of technology projects
• Know how protection and transfer agreements
• Data protection aspects

- Other Areas of Law

Our firm provides legal advice in cooperation with experienced national and international law firms and specialists with a similar focus than ours.



Lawyers

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Agency and Distributorship, Antitrust and Trade Regulation, Appellate Practice, Arbitration, Asset Protection

  

Affiliations

  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Zurich Bar Association
  • Swiss Bankers Association

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