Markus Pfenninger

Markus Pfenninger


Walder Wyss AG

Recognized since 2010

Zürich, Switzerland

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law

Corporate Law

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Banking and Finance Law
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Markus Pfenninger is a partner in the Transactions Team. His fields of expertise include capital market transactions, mergers & acquisitions, finance, restructurings, collective investment schemes as well as banking and insurance regulatory matters. He is a member of the International Bar Association’s (IBA) Task Force on the Financial Crisis and a past chair of the IBA’s Subcommittee on Legal Opinions as well as a past co-chair of the IBA’s Banking Law Committee.

Born in 1963, Markus Pfenninger was awarded a Ph.D. from the Law School of the University of Zurich and was admitted to the bar in Zurich in 1991. He received an LL.M. from the Morin Center of Banking Law Studies, Boston University. He has working experience as foreign associate in a Boston financial management company and in a law firm.

Markus Pfenninger speaks German and English. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.

Location

  • Seefeldstrasse 123
    Z├╝rich 8034
    Switzerland

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • German

Bar Admissions

  • Switzerland

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Banking and Finance Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Banking and Finance Law, Zürich, Switzerland (2017)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Switzerland 2023 for work in:

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law

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