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JÜRG BÜHLMANN, Partner

Attorney at Law, lic. iur., LL.M.

Jürg Bühlmann is specialized in contracts and banking law as well as blockchain-based technologies and transactions (Initial Coin Offerings, ICO) and also advises his clients from various industry sectors and the financial industry in corporate law matters. In addition, he has vast experience in sports law as well as in regulatory issues in the financial industry. He represents his clients in court and administrative proceedings.

He primarily drafts and reviews complex contracts, structures transactions, including the execution of Initial Coin Offerings, advises his clients in the context of their company strategy and examines regulatory aspects of new business models in the financial industry.

He regularly holds speeches at conferences and seminars on current legal topics and lectures at the Institute for Financial Servies Zug IFZ

His clients appreciate his far-sighted and efficient approach, his diligent way of working as well as his communication skills.

Languages

German, English, French

Career

2012Founder and Partner of BÜHLMANN KOENIG & PARTNER
2010Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences Lucerne
2009Founder and Partner of BÜHLMANN Advokatur
2009General Counsel at securities firm in Zug
2004Legal Counsel at large Swiss bank in Zurich
2003Attorney at law with major Swiss law firm in Zurich

Education

2003LL.M. University of Pennsylvania Law School
2002Bar Exam in Zurich, admitted to all courts in Switzerland
1999lic. iur. (J.D.) University of Zurich Law School

Memberships

Swiss and Zurich Bar Association
Practice Group „Banking Law“ of Zurich Bar Association
Vice Chairman of Executive Committee of Lexlink - International Legal Network
Penn Law European Society
Appeal Committee of Swiss Judo & Jiu-Jitsu Federation
Arbitrator at SRO Treuhand Suisse

Expertise

Jürg Bühlmann has recently advised and assisted his clients in the following matters:

  • Various domestic and international companies regarding the execution of Initial Coin Offerings and related legal and strategy issues
  • Listed manufacturing company regarding complex distribution, development and purchase contracts
  • Medium-sized manufacturing company regarding drafting and negotiating of framework agreements
  • Swiss medtech company in various financing rounds as well as regarding drafting of most relevant contracts
  • Marketing company in drafting entire contractual documentation with regard to commercialization of sport rights
  • Various companies in private equity investments and shareholders' agreements
  • Large sports federation in respect of general legal matters
  • Swiss private bank in connection with the U.S. tax dispute
  • Swiss bank in regulatory (documentation re withholding tax, U.S. exit etc.) and contractual (review T&C, e-banking contracts etc.) matters
  • State bank and medium-sized foreign bank in the context of their cross-border business
  • Medium-sized Swiss private bank in complete review of its financing documentation
  • Various asset managers and trustees in the context of FATCA
  • Several CEOs in labour disputes against former employers
  • Various trials in the area of data protection

Publications (Extract)

  • Bussgeldabwicklung für Unternehmen in der Schweiz, in: aboutFLEET 3/2018, Mai/Juni 2018 | PDF
  • Kleingedrucktes mit grossen Folgen, in: aboutFLEET 2/2018, März/April 2018 | PDF
  • Vertragsmanagement, in: aboutFLEET 1/2018, Januar/Februar 2018 | PDF
  • Initial Coin Offering (ICO) - Do's and Don'ts beim Crowdfunding, BKP Newsletter 2017/12, 07.12.2017 | PDF
  • Haftung des Fuhrparkmanagers, in: aboutFLEET 6/17, 06.11.2017 | PDF
  • Was sagt der Gesetzgeber, in: aboutFLEET 5/17, 04.09.2017 | PDF
  • Flottenmanagement, in: aboutFLEET 4/17, 03.07.2017 | PDF
  • Schweizer Banken und die Schuldfrage - Gefährliche Gruppe 2, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 24.12.2013 | PDF
  • Risikomanagement im grenzüberschreitenden Geschäft – Was die Banken erwartet, Schweizer Bank, November 2010 | PDF
  • Complete list of publications
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