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Beat Schwarz

Partner
Attorney at law

Loewenstrasse 1
8001 Zurich
Switzerland
T +41 44 217 92 44
beat.schwarz@pestalozzilaw.com

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Beat Schwarz has shown exceptional availability and engagement. All our questions were answered in a short time with a very high degree of useful guidance for us that I have rarely experienced before.

The Legal 500 Client Feedback, 2022

Excellent and efficient advice. Very knowledgeable about corporate transactions in the insurance sector.

The Legal 500 Client Feedback, 2022

Beat Schwarz is knowledgeable, helpful and efficient on corporate and regulatory insurance matters.

The Legal 500 Client Feedback, 2022

Beat Schwarz focuses on corporate and commercial law as well as on corporate and finance transactions, in particular M&A, private equity, venture capital, joint ventures, restructurings and debt capital markets. As part of his domestic and cross-border transaction advisory practice involving listed and non-listed companies, he is regularly involved in insurance and other financial services corporate, contract and regulatory work as well as in merger control proceedings.

Career

2015
  • Partner at Pestalozzi
2008
  • US international law firm in New York: foreign associate (2008/2009)
  • Cornell University: LL.M. (2007/2008)
2006
  • Associate at Pestalozzi
  • Bar admission: Switzerland
2004
  • Junior Associate at Pestalozzi
  • University of St Gallen: lic. iur. HSG
2003
  • Swiss Federal Competition Authorities (WEKO): intern/research associate

Languages

English, German

Membership

  • Zurich Bar Association
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Swiss American Lawyers Association
  • The Swiss Private Equity & Corporate Finance Association (SECA)

Publications

Mergers & Aquisitions 2022 - Switzerland

Mergers & Aquisitions 2022 - Switzerland

By Beat Schwarz, Christian Leuenberger, Severin Roelli, Franz Schubiger: The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guides, London 2022
Revision of the Insurance Supervision Act - Relief, exemptions and opportunities under the new regulatory and supervisory concept

Revision of the Insurance Supervision Act - Relief, exemptions and opportunities under the new regulatory and supervisory concept

By Beat Schwarz, Andrea Huber, Catherine Hörr: Lexology, 19 November 2021
Swiss M&A - Venture Capital Investments

Swiss M&A - Venture Capital Investments

By Beat Schwarz, Franz Schubiger: Lexology / Getting The Deal Through, London, 2021
Qualified life insurance products – proposed new distribution rules under the Insurance Supervision Act

Qualified life insurance products – proposed new distribution rules under the Insurance Supervision Act

Revision of the Swiss Insurance Supervision Act – Introduction of a new restructuring framework for insurance companies

Revision of the Swiss Insurance Supervision Act – Introduction of a new restructuring framework for insurance companies

Revision of the Swiss Insurance Supervision Act – Novelties in the field of insurance intermediation

Revision of the Swiss Insurance Supervision Act – Novelties in the field of insurance intermediation

Mergers & Aquisitions 2021 - Switzerland

Mergers & Aquisitions 2021 - Switzerland

By Beat Schwarz, Christian Leuenberger, Severin Roelli, Franz Schubiger: The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guides, London 2021
Swiss Corporate Law Reform: Focus Share Capital (Part II) - Changes in Share Capital and Capital Band

Swiss Corporate Law Reform: Focus Share Capital (Part II) - Changes in Share Capital and Capital Band

By Beat Schwarz, Severin Roelli, Franz Schubiger: Lexology, 2 March 2021
Swiss Corporate Law Reform: Share Capital (Part I)

Swiss Corporate Law Reform: Share Capital (Part I)

By Beat Schwarz, Severin Roelli, Franz Schubiger: Lexology, 12 February 2021
Switzerland to adopt new ESG reporting obligations despite Swiss voters' rejection of the Responsible Business Initiative

Switzerland to adopt new ESG reporting obligations despite Swiss voters' rejection of the Responsible Business Initiative

By Beat Schwarz, Franz J. Kessler, Severin Roelli: Lexology, 30 November 2020
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