Monique Sturny
Dr. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law

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Monique Sturny is a managing associate in the Information Technology, Intellectual Property and Competition Team. She advises Swiss and international clients with respect to all aspects of data protection, competition and distribution law, including contract law matters.

Monique Sturny regularly assists clients in setting up of distribution systems and drafting of distribution agreements. She has broad experience advising clients on data protection and competition law compliance matters. She represents clients in data protection and competition law proceedings before courts and administrative bodies. She regularly speaks and publishes in her fields of expertise.

Monique Sturny was educated at the University of Fribourg (lic. iur., 2002, with special mentions «European Law» and «bilingual» German-French) and the London School of Economics and Political Science (LL.M. in International Business Law, 2007). She has written a doctoral thesis on the influence of EU law on the development of Swiss competition law at the University of Berne (Dr. iur., summa cum laude, 2013). Before joining Walder Wyss in 2013, she worked for a major law firm in Zurich for several years. Monique Sturny has been selected as a “future leader” in competition law in Who’s Who Legal’s 2018 edition, referring to her as "leading practitioner in the intersection between competition and data protection law".

Monique Sturny's professional languages are German, English and French. She is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and is admitted to practice in all of Switzerland.

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Monique Sturny
Direct phone: +41 58 658 56 56


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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Monique Sturny
Dr. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law

Monique Sturny is a managing associate in the Information Technology, Intellectual Property and Competition Team. She advises Swiss and international clients with respect to all aspects of data protection, competition and distribution law, including contract law matters.

Monique Sturny regularly assists clients in setting up of distribution systems and drafting of distribution agreements. She has broad experience advising clients on data protection and competition law compliance matters. She represents clients in data protection and competition law proceedings before courts and administrative bodies. She regularly speaks and publishes in her fields of expertise.

Monique Sturny was educated at the University of Fribourg (lic. iur., 2002, with special mentions «European Law» and «bilingual» German-French) and the London School of Economics and Political Science (LL.M. in International Business Law, 2007). She has written a doctoral thesis on the influence of EU law on the development of Swiss competition law at the University of Berne (Dr. iur., summa cum laude, 2013). Before joining Walder Wyss in 2013, she worked for a major law firm in Zurich for several years. Monique Sturny has been selected as a “future leader” in competition law in Who’s Who Legal’s 2018 edition, referring to her as "leading practitioner in the intersection between competition and data protection law".

Monique Sturny's professional languages are German, English and French. She is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and is admitted to practice in all of Switzerland.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Monique Sturny
Direct phone: +41 58 658 56 56

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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Buchbesprechung: Nicolas Passadelis/David Rosenthal/Hanspeter Thür (Hrsg.), Datenschutzrecht, Basel 2015(Book review: Nicolas Passadelis/David Rosenthal/Hanspeter Thür (ed.), Data protection law, Basel 2015)

by Monique Sturny
in: "sic! Zeitschrift für Immaterialgüter-, Informations- und Wettbewerbsrecht" 1/2016, pp. 39 f.




Kommentar zu Art. 25, 25bis und 33 des schweizerischen Datenschutzgesetzes (DSG)(Commentary on Art. 25, 25bis and 33 of the Swiss Data Protection Act)

by Monique Sturny
1. Aufl., Berne 2015 (Stämpflis Handkommentar zum Datenschutzgesetz [DSG])





Einfluss des europäischen Kartellrechts auf das schweizerische Kartellrecht(Influence of European competition law on Swiss competition law)

Speaker: Monique Sturny
Jahreskonferenz ecsasuisse (European Communities Studies Association Schweiz)
Basel 9 December 2011



Horizontale oder vertikale Abrede? Schnittstellen und Abgrenzungskriterien

co-authored by Monique Sturny and Alain Raemy
in: "Jusletter" 17 October 2005


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Promotions at Walder Wyss

We are pleased to announce that our employees Adriano Antonietti, Robert Desax, Thiemo Sturny and David Vasella, have been appointed as partners in our firm, effective from 1st of January, 2019.

Adriano Antonietti advises domestic and foreign banking and financial institutions, as well as collective investment schemes and asset managers on a wide range of matters, in particular regulatory issues, private placements, the drafting of banking contracts and certain tax related matters (FATCA, CRS). He also defends banks and their clients in a number of disputes and deals with all aspects of corporate and commercial law. His main fields include financial products and services, including regulatory aspects, as well as corporate and commercial matters.

Robert Desax works in the fields of national and international taxation. He represents clients in controversial tax matters and assists private clients regarding the tax aspects of estate and wealth planning. He regularly advises on cross-border matters, especially on the application of double tax treaties, on issues in connection with the refund of Swiss withholding taxes in international structures, on the Swiss tax treatment of trusts as well as on the redomiciliation of individuals and businesses to Switzerland.

Thiemo Sturny advises domestic and foreign clients in all fields of company law, including national and international M&A transactions, restructurings and questions of corporate governance. He also specialises in credit financing, capital market transactions and supporting start-up’s in private equity financing matters. Thiemo Sturny publishes regularly in his fields of expertise and is lecturing in the LL.M. post-graduate degree programme at the University of Zurich.

David Vasella advises and represents companies on all questions of information and technology law. He specializes in data protection, intellectual property and contract law, especially in connection with the monetization of data and the digitization of business processes, and supports in data protection law compliance. He regularly gives talks and publishes in his fields of expertise. 

In addition, Christoph Stutz and Daniel Zimmerli have been promoted to Counsel and Fabienne Anner, Monique Sturny, Simone Wetzstein, Roger Ammann, Marius Breier, Alexander Eichhorn, André Kuhn, Boris Räber and Martin Zobl have been promoted to Managing Associates. All promotions are effective as of 1st of January, 2019. 

Christoph Stutz focuses on employment law, pension and social security law as well as contract and corporate law. He advises clients on all legal matters relating to human resources and assists international, domestic and foreign clients in obtaining work and residence permits for their executives and employees. In transactions, he advises clients in labour, pension and social security matters. He represents parties in labour and pension law disputes before all Swiss courts.

Daniel Zimmerli’s preferred areas of practice cover Antitrust Law, Administrative Law, Economic Constitutional Law as well as Administrative Procedure. He has an in-depth knowledge of the infrastructure (telecommunications, energy, public transport, postal services) and the healthcare sector. He advises and represents clients both in courts and before administrative bodies.

Fabienne Anner’s preferred areas of practice include contract, corporate and commercial law and mergers & acquisitions.

Roger Ammann advises Swiss and international financial institutions and corporations on all aspects of banking and financial markets law, stock exchange and capital market law, mergers & acquisitions as well as contract, corporate and commercial law.

Marius Breier works in the fields of domestic and international corporate tax as well as individual tax. Marius Breier focuses particularly on national and international corporate reorganisations, restructurings, structured finance, financial and insurance products as well as private clients.

Alexander Eichhorn’s preferred areas of practice include domestic and international M&A and corporation, economic, banking and finance law. Alexander Eichhorn specializes in collective investment schemes law and deals with all questions regarding investment funds, the distribution of investment funds and the relevant licensing. He also publishes in his areas of expertise on a regular basis.

André Kuhn advises institutional and private investors as well as owners and users of real estate in all aspects of real estate law, particularly real estate transactions, tenancy law, private building law and Lex Koller issues. In addition, André Kuhn's practice focuses on corporate law, corporate reorganizations, financial market regulation as well as general commercial and contract law. He has a special focus on advising Swiss investment foundations (Anlagestiftungen) as well as their investors and asset managers on all regulatory aspects.

Boris Räber’s preferred areas of practice include contract, corporate and commercial law and mergers & acquisitions. In doing so, he also advises startups and investors on financing rounds, participation plans and further legal issues surrounding their daily business.

Monique Sturny advises Swiss and international companies with respect to all aspects of competition law, distribution law and data protection law, including contract law matters. Monique Sturny helps setting up of distribution systems and drafting of distribution agreements. She regularly supports in competition law and data protection compliance matters. She represents clients in competition law and data protection proceedings before courts and administrative bodies. She regularly speaks and publishes in her fields of expertise.

Simone Wetzstein specializes in the areas of employment, social security and residence law and also practices in contract and corporate law. She advises in contentious and non-contentious matters and appears on behalf of her clients in the Swiss courts. Simone has a particular interest and legal expertise in antidiscrimination law and matters of gender equality.

Martin Zobl’s preferred areas of practice include public and administrative law, administrative procedure as well as contract law. He has particular experience in the life sciences and health sector, the energy and infrastructure sector as well as in government procurement and data protection matters. In addition, Martin Zobl has a solid background in European (institutional) law and public international law. He advises and represents clients both in courts and before administrative bodies and he publishes in his areas of expertise on a regular basis.


Who’s Who Legal names three Walder Wyss lawyers in its 2018 competition law survey

The 2018 Who’s Who Legal Competition Law survey results have been announced and features three Walder Wyss lawyers. Reto Jacobs is listed as Thought Leader 2018. He is “an excellent lawyer” according to sources, whose “outstanding” practice provides expert advice on areas such as merger filings and distribution systems. Monique Sturny is praised for her "impressive knowledge of both Swiss and EU competition law", and is considered the "leading practitioner in the intersection between competition and data protection law". She is named as Future Leader together with Gion Giger which is a "highly client-oriented and creative" lawyer who stands out for his "extensive experience of merger control and competition law issues related to distribution systems".


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