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Dr André E. Lebrecht, LL.M.

Partner

CMS von Erlach Poncet Ltd.
Dreikönigstrasse 7
P.O. Box
8022 Zurich
Switzerland
Languages German, English, French

Dr André E. Lebrecht’s main focus is on legal issues in commercial matters, in particular transactions, litigation, arbitration and regulatory work, mainly but not exclusively for banks, collective investment schemes, securities dealers, asset managers, insurance companies and industrial companies.

André E. Lebrecht graduated from the University of St.Gallen (lic. iur. and Dr. iur.) and the University of Miami (LL.M.).

He is admitted to the bar in Switzerland (Zürich) and New York, N.Y. In his professional career, he served for four years as a clerk of court in Zurich, Switzerland two years thereof at the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court of the Canton of Zürich.

As an attorney he worked for law firms in Miami and New York and for a commercial law firm in Zurich, 11 years thereof as a partner. He joined our company in 2008 as a partner.

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Memberships

  • Zürcher Anwaltsverband (ZAV)
  • Schweizerischer Anwaltsverband (SAV)
  • International Bar Association
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20/01/2016
CMS Guide to Private Place­ment of Funds
When im­ple­ment­ing the Al­tern­at­ive In­vest­ment Fund Man­agers Dir­ect­ive ("AM­FMD"), some EU States have tightened or severely re­stric­ted their private place­ment re­gimes, which is im­port­ant when non-EU man­agers and funds look to ac­cess EU in­vestors.Our Gu
Feb 2018
CMS Guide to Pass­port­ing
The EU Com­mis­sion pro­moted pass­port­ing rights as one of the key be­ne­fits for hedge, private equity, real es­tate and oth­er al­tern­at­ive in­vest­ment fund man­agers au­thor­ised un­der the Al­tern­at­ive In­vest­ment Fund Man­agers Dir­ect­ive (“AIFMD”).However, we a

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14 November 2019
CMS Guide to Pass­port­ing (UCITS)
The pur­pose of this guide is to provide a broad over­view of the key ele­ments of pass­port­ing reg­u­la­tions ap­plic­able to EEA UCITS Scheme in the coun­tries covered in this guide. The guide makes no claims as to com­plete­ness and does not con­sti­tute leg­al ad­vic
22 November 2019
CMS Ex­pert Guide to AIFM pass­port­ing
Are you look­ing for leg­al in­form­a­tion on AIFM pass­port­ing? This CMS Ex­pert Guide provides you with everything you need to know.
23 October 2018
CMS - Fo­cus­ing on Funds - AIFMD pre-mar­ket­ing pro­pos­als
This Fo­cus­ing on Funds up­date looks at the hot top­ic of funds mar­ket­ing and pro­pos­als for a pre-mar­ket­ing re­gime for al­tern­at­ive in­vest­ment funds. This is an area we are of­ten asked to ad­vise on as vari­ous...
14 November 2019
CMS Guide to Pass­port­ing (AIF)
The pur­pose of this guide is to provide a broad over­view of the key ele­ments of pass­port­ing reg­u­la­tions ap­plic­able to EEA AIFs in the coun­tries covered in this guide. Down­load our Guide here.
22 November 2019
CMS Ex­pert Guide to UCITS pass­port­ing
Are you look­ing for leg­al in­form­a­tion on UCITS pass­port­ing? This CMS Ex­pert Guide provides you with everything you need to know.
14 November 2019
CMS Guide to Private Place­ment of Funds
When im­ple­ment­ing the Al­tern­at­ive In­vest­ment Fund Man­agers Dir­ect­ive (“AIFMD”), some EU States have tightened or severely re­stric­ted their private place­ment re­gimes, which is im­port­ant when non-EU man­agers and funds look to ac­cess EU in­vestors.
22 November 2019
CMS Ex­pert Guide to private place­ment rules and law
Are you look­ing for in­form­a­tion on private place­ment rules and law? This CMS Ex­pert Guide provides you with everything you need to know.
16 April 2019
CMS Switzer­land fur­ther im­proves its rank­ing with The Leg­al 500
We are de­lighted to an­nounce that 12 prac­tice areas of CMS Switzer­land have been re­com­men­ded in this year's edi­tion of Leg­al500, pub­lished in April 2019.
07 March 2019
Top rank­ings for CMS Switzer­land by Cham­bers and Part­ners
CMS Switzer­land is de­lighted to an­nounce that 14 law­yers across 10 prac­tice areas have been re­com­men­ded in the 2019 edi­tion of Cham­bers & Part­ners Europe, pub­lished in March 2019.
18/09/2018
CMS ad­vises Nov­el­is on the Ac­quis­i­tion of Rolling Busi­ness As­sets in Si­erre,...
On 23 Ju­ly 2018, Nov­el­is Switzer­land SA suc­cess­fully com­pleted the ac­quis­i­tion of alu­mini­um rolling busi­ness as­sets loc­ated and of a 50% stake in the shared in­fra­struc­ture in Si­erre, Switzer­land, for EUR 200 mil­lion, from Con­stel­li­um Val­ais SA.
Feb 2018
CMS Guide to Pass­port­ing
Rules on Mar­ket­ing Al­tern­at­ive In­vest­ment Funds in Europe
20/01/2016
CMS Guide to Private Place­ment of Funds
Our Guide briefly sum­mar­ises the latest de­vel­op­ments in re­la­tion to the private place­ment re­gimes of EU States, as well as cov­er­ing cer­tain non-EU States. Read more.