CMS von Erlach Partners Ltd

CMS von Erlach Partners Ltd is a leading Swiss law firm, with a proven track record and a reputation for excellent client service stretching back more than 80 years. The firm has a strong international focus and its expertise covers all areas of commercial law including Banking & Finance, Commercial, Competition & EU, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Employment & Pensions, Funds, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Private Clients, Private Equity, Public Procurement, Real Estate & Construction and Tax.

We advise innovative start-ups and expanding multinational companies, government agencies and public utilities, financial institutions and private investors. Our industry sector specialists advise on winning strategies and ground-breaking deals. We are committed to understanding our clients' goals and delivering first-rate expertise and insight to help them succeed in local and international markets.

CMS von Erlach Partners Ltd is a member of the CMS network, which provides clients with specialist, business-focused advice in law and tax matters in Europe and beyond. According to the European Top League Table rankings, CMS von Erlach Partners Ltd ranks among the top firms for Switzerland by deal volume in the past years. Since 2007 CMS publishes its annual CMS European M&A Study which provides insight into the legal provisions of private M&A transactions, compares deal points across Europe and with the US and identifies market trends.

Recent Firm News & Legal Updates

Legal Update

Our Venture Capital Group collaborated on an expansive guide covering more than 30 jurisdictions on investment approval processes, typical investment sectors and investment structures on VC deals (and more!). The objective of this publication is to serve as a Q&A-style multi-jurisdictional guide to venture capital law in countries where WLG member firms have offices. This chapter covers Switzerland - contributed by Dr. Stephan Werlen, LL.M. and Pascal Stocker of CMS von Erlach Poncet.

Awards & Accolades

Congratulations to multiple WLG member firms on achieving prestigious rankings in IFLR1000's national banking and finance rankings.

Legal Update
The Swiss government declared an emergency status on 16 March 2020 allowing it to take vast protective measures. These include the prohibition of all public and private events. In order to nevertheless allow the holding of general meetings of companies, new means to hold meetings are introduced.

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Switzerland

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Young Lawyers Forum
Young Lawyers Forum
Corporate Social Responsibility Forum
Corporate Social Responsibility Forum
Marketing & Business Development Professionals Forum
Marketing & Business Development Professionals Forum
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Practice Group Leaders Forum
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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Intellectual Property & Information Technology
Intellectual Property & Information Technology
Human Resources
Human Resources
Restructuring & Insolvency Resolution
Restructuring & Insolvency Resolution
Infrastructure & Public-Private Partnerships
Infrastructure & Public-Private Partnerships
International Trade Law
International Trade Law
Energy, Mining & CleanTech
Energy, Mining & CleanTech
Privacy & Data Protection
Privacy & Data Protection