Christoph Stäubli
lic. oec. et lic. iur., M.C.L., Attorney at Law

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Christoph Stäubli is counsel in the Corporate & Commercial Team of Walder Wyss. He advises privately held or listed national and international companies regarding their establishment, expansion or restructuring projects as well as to their acquisitions and divestments. His practice includes corporate, corporate finance and restructuring work as well as insolvency with special emphasis on cross-border aspects. He has also longstanding experience in international contracts and in coaching of transactional legal teams.

Christoph Stäubli was educated at the Universities of Berne, St. Gallen and Zurich (lic. oec. HSG, lic. iur.) and at the Georgetown University Law Center (M.C.L.). He has prior working experience as referee for composition proceedings at the District Court of Zurich and as foreign associate in a New York law firm. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Insolvency Institute, Toronto/Canada and a member of the Board of the Chapter Doing Business in Switzerland of the Swiss American Chamber of Commerce.

Christoph Stäubli speaks German, English and French. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.

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Christoph Stäubli
Direct phone: +41 58 658 55 30


Walder Wyss Ltd.
Seefeldstrasse 123
P.O. Box
8034 Zurich
Switzerland
Phone +41 58 658 58 58
Fax +41 58 658 59 59
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Christoph Stäubli Christoph Stäubli Christoph Stäubli Christoph Stäubli

Christoph Stäubli
lic. oec. et lic. iur., M.C.L., Attorney at Law

Christoph Stäubli is counsel in the Corporate & Commercial Team of Walder Wyss. He advises privately held or listed national and international companies regarding their establishment, expansion or restructuring projects as well as to their acquisitions and divestments. His practice includes corporate, corporate finance and restructuring work as well as insolvency with special emphasis on cross-border aspects. He has also longstanding experience in international contracts and in coaching of transactional legal teams.

Christoph Stäubli was educated at the Universities of Berne, St. Gallen and Zurich (lic. oec. HSG, lic. iur.) and at the Georgetown University Law Center (M.C.L.). He has prior working experience as referee for composition proceedings at the District Court of Zurich and as foreign associate in a New York law firm. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Insolvency Institute, Toronto/Canada and a member of the Board of the Chapter Doing Business in Switzerland of the Swiss American Chamber of Commerce.

Christoph Stäubli speaks German, English and French. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.

 
 
 

Christoph Stäubli
Direct phone: +41 58 658 55 30

Walder Wyss Ltd.
Seefeldstrasse 123
P.O. Box
8034 Zurich
Switzerland
Phone +41 58 658 58 58
Fax +41 58 658 59 59


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Kommentar zu Art. 736–747, Art. 821–826 und Art. 911–913 des Schweizerischen Obligationenrechts(Commentary to Art. 736–747, Art. 821–826 and Art. 911–913 of the Swiss Code of Obligations)

by Christoph Stäubli
in: Honsell/Vogt/Watter (Editor[s]), "Basler Kommentar zum Obligationenrecht II"
5. Auflage, Basel 2016, pp. 1576–1610; 2046–2064; 2315–2321



Chapter Switzerland, Insolvency & Restructuring

by Christoph Stäubli
in: B. Leonard (Editor[s]), "Getting the Deal Through"
London 2016, pp. 374–386 (and previous annual editions)



Restructuring in Switzerland: Some fragments IV (What can a foreign receiver do?)

by Christoph Stäubli
in: "Euromoney Yearbooks 2010/2011: Global Insolvency & Restructuring Review"
Colchester 2011


Kommentar SchKG (BSK) zu Art. 213–218 (Verrechnung; mehrere Verpflichtete)(Commentary re sections 213–218 of Debt Collection and Enforcement Act (set-off and multiple obligors))

co-authored by Christoph Stäubli
in: Staehelin/Bauer/Staehelin (Editor[s]), "Basler Kommentar zum Bundesgesetz über Schuldbetreibung und Konkurs, SchKG II"
2. Auflage, Basel 2010, pp. 1873–1907


Restructuring in Switzerland: Some fragments III

by Christoph Stäubli
in: "Euromoney Yearbooks 2009/2010: Global Insolvency & Restructuring Review"
Colchester 2010


Restructuring in Switzerland: Some fragments II (DCBA remains in place, legislative efforts...)

by Christoph Stäubli
in: "Euromoney Yearbooks 2008/2009: Global Insolvency & Restructuring Review"
Colchester 2009


Restructuring in Switzerland: Some fragments I (Caveat: group support...)

by Christoph Stäubli
in: "Euromoney Yearbooks 2007/2008: Global Insolvency & Restructuring Review"
Colchester 2008


Group Support under Swiss Law – a discussion of legal aspects regarding cash pooling

by Christoph Stäubli
in: "International Insolvency Institute" June 2005


Kommentar zu Art. 738 FusG(Swiss Merger Act)

by Christoph Stäubli
in: "Kommentar zum Fusionsgesetz"
Basel/Geneva/Munich 2005


Capital protection options for stressed companies(Kapitalschutz bei gefährdeten Gesellschaften)

by Christoph Stäubli
in: "IFLR" March 2004


Practitioner's Guide to Cross-Border Insolvencies

by Christoph Stäubli
Dobbs Ferry, NY 2003


Aktuelle Fragen des Schuldbetreibungs- und Konkursrechts nach dem revidierten Recht – Gerichtliche Sanierungsinstrumente(Judicial ways for restructurings; current issues pursuant to the revised Debt Collection and Bankruptcy Act)

co-authored by Christoph Stäubli
in: "Zeitschrift für Schweizerisches Recht (ZSR)" 115/1996



Deals and Cases

Sale of SIAS, leading supplier of OME laboratory automation to TECN

On 30 November 2015 the sale of all of the shares of SAS AG, Hombrechtikon, to SIX Exchange listed Tecan Group AG (TECN) was successfully completed. SIAS AG is a leading OME supplier of a wide range of laboratory automation solutions.

Walder Wyss acted as legal advisor to the Majority Shareholders of SIAS AG. The team included Christoph Stäubli (Corporate/M&A, Partner), Martin Busenhart (Tax, Partner), Simon Kehl (Corporate/M&A, Managing Associate) and Valentin Wiesner (Corporate/M&A, Trainee).


Stryker Corporation acquires BERCHTOLD Group

BERCHTOLD Holding AG, Switzerland, was acquired by Stryker Corporation (NYSE: SYK) on 15 April 2014.

BERCHTOLD has been a family-run business providing customer-centric healthcare equipment for the modern operating room for more than 90 years manufacturing and distributing operating room lights, tables and blanket supply concepts. At its production, research and development sites in Tuttlingen (Germany), Schaffhausen (Switzerland) as well as Charleston (USA), BERCHTOLD employs well over 400 people.

Stryker Corporation is a globally leading provider of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, neurotechnology and spine products. Stryker Corporation is headquartered in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA, employs about 25,000 people and provides its products and services in over 100 countries worldwide.

Walder Wyss AG is lead counsel for the transaction and acted as legal and tax advisor to the shareholder of BERCHTOLD. The team was led by Christoph Stäubli (Partner, Corporate/M&A) together with Simon Kehl (Associate, Corporate/M&A) and further included Mark A. Reutter (Partner, IP/IT), Gion Giger (Managing Associate, Antitrust), Peter Hongler (Associate, Tax), Ralph Imoberdorf (Associate, Corporate/M&A) and Manuel B. Mühlestein (Trainee, Corporate/M&A).


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