Christoph Zogg
MLaw, CAS in Arbitration, Attorney at Law

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Christoph Zogg practices as an attorney at law since 2010 and is an associate in the Basel office of Walder Wyss. He has extensive practical experience in advising and representing clients in complex, mainly international disputes in pre-litigation phases, before state courts in various cantons, arbitral tribunals and public authorities. His practice as a litigator encompasses all areas of business law and he has particular experience in dispute resolution in the industry sectors health care, engineering, IT and asset management. Other areas of experience are supporting complex foreign (parallel) proceedings with relations to Switzerland and judicial assistance matters. In addition he advises clients in all questions of competition and IT law.

Born in 1981, Christoph Zogg studied at the university of Basel (MLaw 2007). He worked as a trainee in a major Zurich business law firm and the conciliation committee for rental affairs of the canton of Basel-Landschaft until he was admitted to the bar in 2010. Before joining Walder Wyss he worked during several years for a leading Swiss law firm in Basel. In 2018 he was awarded a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Arbitration by the University Lucerne and the University Neuchâtel in cooperation with the Swiss Arbitration Academy.

Christoph Zogg practices mainly in German and English and speaks French. He is registered with the Basel bar registry and is admitted to practice in all of Switzerland.

Contact
Christoph Zogg
Direct phone: +41 58 658 14 64


Walder Wyss Ltd.
Aeschenvorstadt 48
P.O. Box 633
4010 Basel
Switzerland
Phone +41 58 658 10 00
Fax +41 58 658 59 59
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Christoph Zogg
MLaw, CAS in Arbitration, Attorney at Law

Christoph Zogg practices as an attorney at law since 2010 and is an associate in the Basel office of Walder Wyss. He has extensive practical experience in advising and representing clients in complex, mainly international disputes in pre-litigation phases, before state courts in various cantons, arbitral tribunals and public authorities. His practice as a litigator encompasses all areas of business law and he has particular experience in dispute resolution in the industry sectors health care, engineering, IT and asset management. Other areas of experience are supporting complex foreign (parallel) proceedings with relations to Switzerland and judicial assistance matters. In addition he advises clients in all questions of competition and IT law.

Born in 1981, Christoph Zogg studied at the university of Basel (MLaw 2007). He worked as a trainee in a major Zurich business law firm and the conciliation committee for rental affairs of the canton of Basel-Landschaft until he was admitted to the bar in 2010. Before joining Walder Wyss he worked during several years for a leading Swiss law firm in Basel. In 2018 he was awarded a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Arbitration by the University Lucerne and the University Neuchâtel in cooperation with the Swiss Arbitration Academy.

Christoph Zogg practices mainly in German and English and speaks French. He is registered with the Basel bar registry and is admitted to practice in all of Switzerland.

Christoph Zogg
Direct phone: +41 58 658 14 64

Walder Wyss Ltd.
Aeschenvorstadt 48
P.O. Box 633
4010 Basel
Switzerland
Phone +41 58 658 10 00
Fax +41 58 658 59 59


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Practice Areas Publications

Streiterledigungsplanung im internationalen Geschäft(Dispute resolution planning)

by Maurice Courvoisier
co-authored by Christoph Zogg
in: Münch/Passadelis/Lehne (Editor[s]), "Handbuch Internationales Handels- und Wirtschaftsrecht"
Basel 2015


Industrieunfall – insbesondere Umwelthaftung(Industrial accidents – namely environmental liability)

by Maurice Courvoisier
co-authored by Gerhard Schmid and Christoph Zogg
in: Weber/Münch (Editor[s]), "Handbücher für die Anwaltspraxis, Haftung und Versicherung"
2. Auflage, Basel 2015, pp. 1183–1239














Deals and Cases

Precision Surfacing Solutions acquires Meyer Burger's wafering business

Precision Surfacing Solutions (PSS) (formerly Lapmaster Wolters Ltd), a global supplier of equipment and services for surface enhancement technology, intends to acquire from Meyer Burger Technology Ltd (SIX Swiss Exchange: MBTN) the wafering business consisting of photovoltaic and specialised materials (e.g. semiconductor and sapphire glass industries) wafering equipment and service business. As part of the transaction, significant parts of Meyer Burger's current production facilities in Thun as well as around 100 employees involved in the wafering technology portfolio in Thun and the relevant service locations worldwide will also be transferred to PSS. Completion of the contract is subject to standard closing conditions. The closing of the transaction is expected to be completed towards the end of the first quarter of 2019. The agreed purchase price is CHF 50 million plus earn-out component. Both Meyer Burger and PSS view the transaction as an important strategic milestone, which will further strengthen two global technology leaders. 

PSS is a recognized industry leader in the development of technology to produce micron accuracy surface finishes. PSS is headquartered in Mt. Prospect, IL/USA, employing over 900 people across 13 manufacturing facilities on three continents. 

Walder Wyss has advised PSS on this transaction. The Walder Wyss team was led by Robert von Rosen (Partner, Corporate/M&A) and included Alexander Gutmans (Partner, Corporate/M&A), Thomas P. Müller (Partner, Real Estate), Markus R. Frick (Partner, IP/IT), Fabian Looser (Managing Associate, Employment), Vanessa C. Haubensak (Associate, Corporate), Christoph Zogg (Associate, Litigation) und Flora Stanischewski (Associate, Commercial).


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