Christoph Lang | Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

Christoph Lang

Partner
Attorney at law
Chair of Pestalozzi, Head Corporate / M&A

Loewenstrasse 1
8001 Zurich
Suisse
T +41 44 217 92 39
christoph.lang@pestalozzilaw.com

vCard CV (pdf) Liste des publications (pdf)

A joy to work with. smart, knowledgeable and business-minded. Focusing on the important things, knows to differentiate between relevant and less relevant.

The Legal 500, 2022

Business-minded and very knowledgeable not only in competition matters, but also in M&A, a combination which is rare.

The Legal 500, 2022

Christoph Lang is knowledgeable, easy to work with, practical.

The Legal 500, 2022

Depths and breadths of his knowledge that, combined with an always relaxed attitude, calms the atmosphere.

Chambers Europe, 2021

Practical and business focussed; very personable and approachable.

IFLR1000, 2021

Christoph G. Lang is chair of Pestalozzi and heads Pestalozzi’s Corporate / M&A Group in Zurich. His preferred practice areas are corporate law with a particular focus on corporate governance, M&A, Swiss and European antitrust law and insurance law. He represents major Swiss and multinational corporations in domestic and cross-border M&A transactions and joint ventures, and frequently advises clients on policy and governance issues.

Carrière

2006
  • Partner at Pestalozzi
2000
  • Associate at Pestalozzi
  • Columbia University, New York City: LL.M. (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar)
1999
  • University of Berne: Dr. iur. (summa cum laude)
1997
  • Teaching & Research Assistant at the University of Berne, Corporate and Commercial Law Department
  • Bar Admission: Switzerland

Langues

German, English, French, Italian

Adhésion

  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Zurich Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht

Publications

Wahl der Transaktionsstruktur und Rechtsgrundlagen

Wahl der Transaktionsstruktur und Rechtsgrundlagen

By Christoph Lang, Franz Schubiger: in Florian S. Jörg, Urs P. Gnoss, Lorenzo Olgiati (Hrsg.), Mergers & Acquisitions, Helbing Lichtenhahn Verlag, 2022
Anleihensobligationen, Kommentar zu Art. 1157-1186 OR

Anleihensobligationen, Kommentar zu Art. 1157-1186 OR

By Christoph Lang, Urs Kloeti: in Jolanta Kren Kostkiewicz, Stephan Wolf, Marc Amstutz, Roland Fankhauser (Hrsg.), Kommentar zum Schweizerischen Obligationenrecht, Orell Füssli Kommentar (OFK), Zürich 2023

Aktienrechtsreform – das ist aus Steuersicht zu beachten

By Christoph Lang, Jonas Sigrist: Neue Züricher Steuerkonferenz 2022, Schulthess, 7. September 2022
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

By Christoph Lang, Christian Leuenberger, Beat Schwarz: Lexology, 2 October 2017
FinTech - InsurTech-driven M&A Transactions by Insurance Companies

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

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

Corporate Governance Rules for Insurance Companies

By Christoph Lang, Jakob Hoehn, Beat Schwarz: Lexology, 16 January 2017
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