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04 September 2009

Schellenberg Wittmer is very pleased to announce three new partners for our teams Banking and Finance, Private Clients and Taxation: 


  Jean-Yves De Both (Banking and Finance, Geneva)


studied at the Universities of Geneva and Regensburg (Germany) (law degree 2000), he obtained a Master of Laws from the London School of Economics (LL.M. 2002). He was admitted to the Swiss bar (2004)., before he joined our firm as an associate. In 2006 he was on secondment in the legal department of the European headquarters of a major U.S. corporation in Geneva. Jean-Yves De Both is a member of Schellenberg Wittmer’s Banking and Finance Department in Geneva. His main areas of practice are banking and finance, regulatory matters (banks, securities dealers and investment funds), trade finance and M&A transactions. His practice also includes aviation law, in particular aircraft transactions.


  Harun Can (Taxation, Zurich)


studied at the University of St. Gall, graduating in 1994 (lic.iur.). He was admitted to the Zurich bar in 1997 and qualified as Swiss Certified Tax Expert in 2000. He obtained a Master of Laws at the London School of Economics (LL.M. Tax 2001), and, in 2005, became a Swiss VAT-Expert. Before joining Schellenberg Wittmer in 2009 as a partner in the tax team in Zürich, he worked for several years for another leading law firm. He specializes in Swiss and international tax planning for multi-national corporations and private equity funds. In addition, Harun Can has broad experience in real estate transactions and special expertise in value-added tax law and is the founder and manager of the “mwst netzwerk zh”.


  David Wallace Wilson (Private Clients, Geneva)


studied at the University of Geneva (law degree 1998), holds a Master of Laws in Comparative Jurisprudence from New York University (M.C.J. 2002) and further qualified asa Trust and Estate Practitioner TEP (2003). He joined our firm the same year as he was admitted to the Geneva and New York bar (2003). David Wallace Wilson is a member of our Private Clients practice in Geneva. His areas of expertise are wealth planning, matrimonial law and succession, trusts, private trust companies and other succession vehicles as well as anti-money laundering and art law. David Wallace Wilson serves on the Suisse Romande committee of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and on the scientific committee of the Swiss Advanced Certificate in Trust Management (SACTM).

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