Robert Furter is a counsel to Pestalozzi and member of the Financial Services as well as the Corporate/M&A group in Zurich. His areas of practice are banking and capital markets as well as corporate and private M&A. In his fields of practice, he advises Swiss and international clients in transactions and on regulatory and governance matters. He is an authorized issuer's representative at the SIX Swiss Exchange. He also sits on the board directors of a number of Swiss corporations.
Robert Furter, graduated in 1977 from the University of Zurich and was admitted to the bar in 1979. In 1981, he earned a doctorate at the University of Zurich. During 1983/1984, Robert Furter worked as a foreign associate with Winthrop, Stimson, Putnam & Roberts, New York. He has been a partner with Pestalozzi in Zurich since 1988 and was Pestalozzi's Chair/Managing Partner from 2002 to 2012. He is named in various publications as one of Switzerland’s leading financial services and M&A practitioners. Robert Furter is a member of various international professional organizations, including the IBA (where he served as Secretary of Committee Q) and the ABA. He chaired Lex Mundi (The World‘s Leading Association of Independent Law Firms) and has been a member of its Executive Committee.
- Counsel to Pestalozzi
- Partner at Pestalozzi
- Foreign associate at Winthrop Stimson Putnam & Roberts, New York
- Associate at Pestalozzi
- University of Zurich: Dr. iur.
- Bar Admission: Switzerland
- University of Zurich: lic. iur.