Practice Areas & Products
Corporate law & Corporate governance Incorporations, shareholder meetings, corporate housekeeping, financings, shareholder agreements, articles of association and regulations, corporate governance, expert opinions, succession planning

Contract law
Purchase and loan agreements, service agreements, mandate and consultancy agreements, supply and construction agreements, rent and leasing agreements, license and outsorcing agreements, distribution and franchise agreements

Family & Inheritance law, estate planning
Marital contracts, contracts of succession, last wills, family office services, estate and succession planning, mandates as executor of a will

Foundations & Trusts
Set up and administration of foundations and Trusts, Family Office Services

Employment law, Residence & Working Permits
Employment agreements, employee participation schemes, residence and working permits

Banking and regulatory law
We advise and represent banks in internal and foreign and domestic regulatory investigations

Mergers & Acquisitions
Mergers, acquisitions, purchase and sale of participations or assets, joint ventures, cooperation agreements, restructuring

Analysis of claims, development of procedural strategy, representation in civil and administrative procedures, regulatory matters and arbitration

Real estate law
Real estate purchase and pledge agreements, approval procedures, building and timesharing projects

Restructuring & Bankruptcy law
Representation of creditors, liquidation of bankrupt companies, representation in bankruptcy and receivership procedures

Data protection law 
Advice and representation concerning data protection

Third party liability law
Defence of company officers, medical practitioners and advisors against professional liability and malpractice claims. Advice and representation in the area of third party liability

Art & Sport law
Purchase agreements, agency and procurement agreements, sponsoring contracts, artist contracts, sport associations and financing of Sport clubs, Golf law, copyright law, customs & approval procedures


Burppacher, Hug & Partner, unsere hauptsächlichen Tätigkeitsgebiete umfassen Wirtschafts- Gesellschaftsrecht, Vertrags- und Handelsrecht, Mergers & Acquisitions, Vertriebsrecht, Erbrecht und Nachfolgeplanung, Arbeits- und Aufenthaltsrecht, sowie Prozessführung. Die Anwälte unserer Kanzlei sind als Mitglieder in Verwaltungsräten, Geschäftsleitungen von Gesellschaften, Stiftungsstrukturen und Family Offices tätig.

News & Cases

November 1, 2019: The amendments to the Swiss Code of Obligations and the Criminal Code, which affect every Stock Corporation (AG) and limited liability company (GmbH), come into force on November 1, 2019.

On November 1, the amendments to the Swiss Code of Obligations (OR) and the Swiss Penal Code (StGB) will come into force, which will result in a significant tightening of the reporting requirements applicable since July 1, 2015 and a de facto abolition of bearer shares.

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April/May 2019: Guest article by Mark Bruppacher and Dominique Anderes in the journal ERFOLG on the rights of shareholders with regard to the General Assembly

The article outlines the frequently arising area of conflict between majority and minority shareholders and provides information on the protection of the rights of minority shareholders under Swiss law.

The entire article in German can be found    >>> here

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