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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

vCard CV (pdf) Publications list (pdf)

Beat Schwarz focuses on corporate and commercial law as well as on corporate and finance transactions, in particular M&A, private equity, joint ventures, restructurings and debt capital markets. His experience includes numerous transactions involving listed and non-listed companies in different industries. As part of his domestic and cross-border corporate/M&A practice, he is regularly involved in insurance and other financial services 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

Blockchain führt zu mehr Kooperation

Blockchain führt zu mehr Kooperation

By Beat Schwarz: Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 5 November 2018
New guidance of the Swiss financial market regulator (FINMA) on Initial Coin Offerings (ICO)

New guidance of the Swiss financial market regulator (FINMA) on Initial Coin Offerings (ICO)

By Beat Schwarz, Christian Leuenberger: Lexology, 16 February 2019
The End of Bearer Shares in Switzerland?

The End of Bearer Shares in Switzerland?

By Beat Schwarz, Christian Leuenberger, Adam Weibel, Sandy Hefti: Lexology, 31 January 2018
Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) or Token Generating Events (TGE) in Switzerland: New FINMA Guidance and other relevant Swiss law aspects

Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) or Token Generating Events (TGE) in Switzerland: New FINMA Guidance and other relevant Swiss law aspects

FinTech-driven Joint Ventures and M&A Transactions by Banks or Securities Dealers

FinTech-driven Joint Ventures and M&A Transactions by Banks or Securities Dealers

By Beat Schwarz: Lexology, 25 May 2017
FinTech - InsurTech-driven M&A Transactions by Insurance Companies

FinTech - InsurTech-driven M&A Transactions by Insurance Companies

By Beat Schwarz, Jakob Hoehn, Christoph Lang: Lexology, 11 May 2017
Corporate Governance Rules for Insurance Companies

Corporate Governance Rules for Insurance Companies

By Beat Schwarz, Jakob Hoehn, Christoph Lang: Lexology, 16 January 2017
The Swiss Perspective on Cross-Border Restructuring of (High Yield) Bonds

The Swiss Perspective on Cross-Border Restructuring of (High Yield) Bonds

By Beat Schwarz, Christian Leuenberger: Lexology, 13 October 2016
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