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Insolvency & Restructuring Lawyers

CMS Switzerland’s Insolvency and Restructuring Team has extensive knowledge in the field of both domestic and international insolvency, restructuring and enforcement law. Our core competencies include:

  • Debt enforcement, bankruptcy and composition proceedings
  • Proceedings to set aside the objection
  • Debt enforcement and bankruptcy related appeal proceedings
  • Proceedings concerning actions to contest the schedule of admitted claims
  • Opposition proceedings
  • Avoidance action proceedings
  • Proceedings concerning the freezing of assets
  • Proceedings concerning the enforcement of foreign judgements and arbitration awards in Switzerland

Furthermore, we advise Swiss companies, as well as domestic and foreign financial creditors on restructuring and reorganisation measures. This includes, in particular, providing advice on nonperforming loans and bonds, debt restructuring and financing operations, debt equity swaps, judicial and extrajudicial composition agreements and restructuring loans.

We also have a wealth of experience in the field of international insolvency law, such as advising and assisting foreign insolvency administrators in the enforcement of claims in Switzerland resp. in the addition of domestic assets to the foreign insolvency estate.

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Reto Hunsperger, LL.M.
Switzerland, Zurich
Reto Hunsperger acts as head of the insolvency and restructuring department at CMS Zurich. He specialises in litigation and arbitration. With this focus, he represents national and international...
Marzia Schilleci
Switzerland, Zurich
Marzia Schilleci's practice focuses on litigation in state courts and other authorities as well as arbitration. She specializes in advising and representing both companies and private individuals in...
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Pascal Stocker
Switzerland, Zurich
Pascal Stocker focuses on corporate, commercial and contract law, corporate restructurings as well as national and international M&A transactions, on behalf of both buyers and sellers, also...
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Dr Marjolaine Jakob, ArbP
Switzerland, Zurich
Marjolaine Jakob specialises in domestic and international insolvency law as well as litigation and arbitration. She advises clients in all matters of national and international insolvency law and...
Dr. jur. Ferdinand Blezinger, LL.M.
Switzerland, Zurich
Ferdinand Blezinger focuses on M&A, Restructuring, Private Equity and general corporate law. He advises on national and international M&A transactions, both on the buy- and sell-side. Ferdinand...