DGE Attorneys at law has 10 main areas of practice:

  • Corporate transactions, Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint-ventures, Restructurings, Corporate Tax
                			          			
    • Incorporating Swiss companies, structuring and negotiating acquisitions and disposals of shareholdings, carrying out legal due diligence, private equity transactions, LBOs and MBOs, drafting commercial contracts, distribution, licensing, outsourcing, advising boards of directors and management on strategy, risk management and governance. Corporate tax advice.

    • Andre Gruber
    • Niels Schindler
    • Michel Bussard
  • Banking law, Financial regulations, Anti money-laundering, Mutual funds, Structured products
                			          			
    • Assisting, banks, securities dealers, asset managers and mutual funds on regulatory issues and authorizations, advising on compliance and representation in the course of investigations, drafting of internal regulations, general conditions and template agreements, advising on the distribution of investment funds and other financial products, registration of investment funds in Switzerland, drafting of finance agreements, security documentation and legal opinions, trade finance.

    • Didier De Montmollin
    • Niels Schindler
  • Local and international litigation and arbitration, International judicial assistance, White-collar crime
                			          			
    • Representing parties before State and Federal Courts in all types of disputes, with a particular emphasis on commercial and banking litigation, sports, healthcare, commodities and trade finance, insurance litigation and complex cross-border family and inheritance disputes, obtaining asset freezing orders in Switzerland, representing parties in white-collar crime investigations, representing parties in arbitration under ICC, Swiss and other rules, acting as arbitrators, global litigation management. Tax-related litigation.

    • Didier De Montmollin
    • Andre Gruber
    • Philippe Eigenheer
    • Xavier Latour
    • Michel Bussard
  • Employment law, Data protection
                			          			
    • Advising on Swiss and cross-border employment issues, drafting employment documentation such as employment agreements, internal guidelines, stock option plans, representing parties in employment litigation and mediation, ensuring compliance with Swiss data protection laws and drafting appropriate documentation.

    • Philippe Eigenheer
    • Didier De Montmollin
    • Andre Gruber
    • Niels Schindler
    • Xavier Latour
  • Immigration
                			          			
    • Obtaining Swiss work and residence permits, advising on Swiss naturalizations, advising international corporations on the global management of immigration issues, negotiating with Swiss tax authorities in case of relocation of high-level managers.

    • Andre Gruber
  • Real estate
                			          			
    • Advising on real estate sales and purchases, construction law, advising on lease agreements, drafting of documentation, planning and zoning issues including related litigation, real estate brokerage agreements, legal issues relating to the acquisition of real estate by foreigners.

    • Niels Schindler
    • Philippe Eigenheer
    • Xavier Latour
  • Private clients, Trusts & Estates, Family law and succession planning
                			          			
    • Advising on all family-related legal issues, representing parties in family-related litigation such as divorce proceedings or inheritance disputes, advising families on succession planning, advising on the transfer of family-owned businesses.

    • Didier De Montmollin
    • Andre Gruber
    • Xavier Latour
  • Private and Public Insurance Law, civil liability
                			          			
    • Insurance litigation, with a particular emphasis on the representation of insurance companies and authors advising on Swiss social security and private insurance laws, civil liability.

    • Philippe Eigenheer
    • Xavier Latour
  • Legal affairs management
                			          			
    • Providing financially successful families and business owners with comprehensive services ranging from selection, review, design and implementation of cross-border solutions without having to deal with multiple law firms. This service has been conceived for a small number of selected clients who require the assistance of a Trusted Advisor to review and manage their legal affairs.

    • Andre Gruber
  • Family law and personality
                			          			
    • Advising on all aspects of family law and personality. Representing parties in divorce procedures; guardianship measures; inheritance aspects.

    • Philippe Eigenheer
    • Xavier Latour