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Switzerland

Zurich

Staiger Attorneys at Law Ltd

Genferstr. 24
CH-8002 Zurich
+41 58 387 80 00
+41 58 387 80 99
info@staiger.law
http://www.staiger.law
Contact person for AEEC matters:

Dr. Marc Bernheim

marc.bernheim@staiger.law
Vita

Attorney-at-Law, Dr. iur., LL.M.
Partner

Marc Bernheim is a renowned expert and your competent partner in the area of insolvency and debt enforcement law.
He heads the „Insolvency Team“ at Staiger Attorneys at Law. Thanks to more than 10 years of experience in energy
law he is also a seasoned advisor in this field. Additional areas of his practice include reorganizations and restructuring,
civil procedure law, arbitration, banking law, real estate transactions as well as national and international anti trust
law. In addition to his partnership at Staiger Attorneys at Law Marc Bernheim is also on various boards of directors
with financial institutions and is a regular lecturer at the Swiss Training Center for Investment Experts (AZEK).

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
1995 Partner at Staiger Attorneys at Law
1993 Doctor of Law, University of Zurich
1992 – 1993 Master of European Community Law, LL.M.
College of Europe, Bruges
1989 – 1994 Associate attorney, Gayler, Hegetschweiler & Partner, Zurich
1989 Admission to the Bar, Zurich
1987 – 1988 Legal clerk, Horgen District Court
1986 Licentiatus iuris, University of Zurich
1981 – 1986 University of Zurich Law School

LANGUAGES
German, English, French, Italian

MEMBERSHIPS
− Zurich Bar Association
− Swiss Bar Association
− Swiss Arbitration Association
− Swiss Association for Debt Collection and Bankruptcy Law
− International Association of Jewish Attorneys and Lawyers
− Swiss-Israel Chamber of Commerce
− Insol Europe
− AEEC, Associated Euopean Energy Consultants

ADDITIONAL ENGAGEMENTS
− Various Board of Directors memberships with financial
institutions
− Lecturer at the Swiss Training Center for Investment
Experts
− Various Board memberships with non profit and charitable foundations

TEAMS
− Insolvency Law and Restructuring
− Energy Law
− Dispute Resolution
− Banking, Finance and Capital Markets
− Real Estate and Construction Law

PRACTICE AREAS
Acquisition of Real Estate by Persons Abroad (Lex Koller) | Antitrust Law and Merger Control | Arbitration | Banking Insolvency Law | Banking Law | Bankruptcy Administrators, Commissioners and
Liquidators | Compliance including Internal Investigations | Debt
Enforcement and Bankruptcy | Debt Restructuring, Corporate
Reorganization | Electricity, Oil and Gas Market Law | Insolvency Related Litigation | International Civil Procedure Law | Litigation in Civil and Commercial Matters | Real Estate Transactions | Renewable Energies | Representation of Creditors in Insolvency Proceedings | Trading and Emissions Trading | Water Law | White Collar Crime

PUBLICATIONS
Electricity Regulation 2016
October 2015 – Getting the Deal Through
Compliancepflichten im Energiemarkt
October 2014 – in Jusletter, 27, October 2014
Short Commentary to the Debt Collection and Bankruptcy Law
2014 – 2nd edition (co-author)
Commentary to the Debt Collection and Bankruptcy Law
2011 – 2nd edition (co-author)
The Financing of Acquisitions of Real Estate by Persons Abroad
1993 – doctoral thesis


Gaudenz Geiger


gaudenz.geiger@staiger.law
Vita

Attorney-at-Law, lic. iur., LL.M.
Managing Associate

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2011 Master’s Degree (LL.M.) in Competition Law, King’s College London
2008 Associate attorney at Staiger Attorneys at Law
2008 Admission to the Bar, Zurich
2006 – 2007 Trainee at Staiger, Schwald & Partner
2005 – 2006 Law Clerk at the District Court of Zurich, Switzerland
2004 Licentiatus iuris, University of Zurich
1999 – 2005 Junior Consultant in a consulting firm with focus on the Energy Market
1999 – 2004 University of Zurich Law School

LANGUAGES
German, English

MEMBERSHIPS
− Zurich Bar Association
− Swiss Bar Association
− AEEC – Associated European Energy Consultants

TEAMS
− Energy Law
− Insolvency Law and Restructuring
− Dispute Resolution

PRACTICE AREAS
Antitrust Law and Merger Control | Banking Insolvency Law |
Bankruptcy Administrators, Commissioners and Liquidators |
Debt Enforcement and Bankruptcy | Debt restructuring, Corporate Reorganization | Electricity, Oil and Gas Market Law | Insolvency Related Litigation | International Civil Procedure Law |
Litigation in Civil and Commercial Matters | Renewable
Energies | Representation of Creditors in Insolvency Proceed-
ings | Trading and Emissions Trading | Water Law

PUBLICATIONS
Electricity Regulation 2016
October 2015 – Getting the Deal Through
Compliancepflichten im Energiemarkt
October 2014 – in Jusletter, 27, October 2014
Electricity Regulation 2015
October 2014 – Getting the Deal Through
Fristen im Sanierungsrecht – ausgewählte Aspekte
Januar 2014 – Sanierung und Insolvenz von Unternehmen IV, hrsg. von Thomas Sprecher, Europa Institut, Zürich 2014, 113-143
Recent Developments in the Swiss Energy Market Law
June 2009 – EEEC Newsletter, N° 7, June 2009

PUBLICATIONS STAIGER ATTORNEYS AT LAW
Facilitation of Corporate Rehabilitations
January 2014 – Paragraph issue

Staiger Attorneys at Law Ltd

Staiger Attorneys at Law Ltd., established in 1964, is a well-known and highly respected law firm in Zurich. The core practices of the law firm include energy law, litigation/arbitration, banking law, corporate and commercial law as well as private clients.

Staiger Attorneys at Law is recognized as leading Swiss law firm in the energy sector by “Chambers Europe” and “Legal500”.

Offices
Zurich
Staff
approx. 40
Accredited professionals
approx. 20
Partners
6
Dedicated departments in the field of energy
Energy Law
Accredited professionals active in the field of energy
4
Other departments
Litigation/Arbitration, Insolvency/Restructuring, Banking and Financial Markets Law, Private Clients, Corporate Law
Clients
National and international clients (generators, distributors, suppliers, and traders) in all areas of civil and public law related to the electricity, gas, CO2 and oil markets Further, we represent and advice national and international industrial companies, banks, SMEs, private clients and others in all areas of Swiss law including tax law.
Approach
Staiger Attorneys at Law is a solution driven law firm with a profound understanding of its clients’ needs in order to provide solution based and cost conscious services.
Selection of references
Representation of the Association of Swiss fuel oil importers and producers in a CHF 290’000’000 dispute concerning the increase of the CO2-output compensation.Representation of a Japanese infrastructure company against German and French construction firms in the context of building power plants in an Arabic Country. Litigation and advisory regarding the impact of the new Electricity Supply Act on pre-existing long-term cross-border electricity supply agreements. Representation of and advisory to several major grid operators regarding the transfer of the high tension electricity transmission grid from private grid owners to the Swiss national TSO (unbundling).

Publications of Staiger Attorneys at Law Ltd

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