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We are pleased that BianchiSchwald has again been recognized in this year's ranking published by Bilanz | Handelszeitung | Le Temps as one of the best law firms in Switzerland. Our firm has been ranked among the leading law firms in 17 practice areas with top category rankings in IP, commercial | contracts, corporate, M&A and insolvency | restructuring.
Swiss competition law is undergoing far-reaching changes in the area of control of abusive practices. Our newsletter will provide you an initial overview of the planned revision which includes the introduction of the concept of relative market power and a ban on geo-blocking.
For the third year in a row, we are proud that our IP practice area has been ranked Tier 2 : “The IP practice is composed of exceptionally skilled lawyers who are unparalleled experts in all dimensions of intellectual property law” | “Great knowledge and expertise in this field of law.”
To top it all, Christoph Gasser, Partner and Practice head of Intellectual Property, has been awarded “Leading individual” for the second time. “Super efficient, responsive and very knowledgeable and experienced.” | “His combination of lawyer and partner of the firm together with having been a patent judge is a perfect match”. Congratulations !
"Excellent know-how paired with entrepreneurial culture" | We are delighted that our corporate and M&A practice is recognized by our clients for its core values in the latest ranking by The Legal 500.
We are very pleased that BianchiSchwald has again been ranked among the leading law firms in Switzerland in 10 practice areas in the 2021 edition of The Legal 500. Not less than 17 lawyers are recognized for their expertise. Excellent team effort – let's keep up the good work!
SBB is ordering a further 60 InterRegio double-deck trains from Stadler Rail for approx. CHF 1.3 billion.
Stadler has been building trains for over 75 years. The provider of rail vehicle construction solutions has its headquarters in Bussnang in eastern Switzerland. It has a workforce of around 12,000 based in various production and engineering locations as well as more than 40 service locations. The company is conscious of its social responsibility for sustainable mobility and therefore stands for innovative, sustainable and durable quality products.
BianchiSchwald acted as counsel to Stadler Rail in this transaction with a team led by Marc Metzger (Partner | Commercial, Corporate) and including Thomas Schmid (Partner | Corporate and M&A) and Stipe Jozic (Associate | Commercial, Corporate).