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Vincent Jeanneret

Partner

Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
15bis, rue des Alpes

P.O. Box 2088

1211 Geneva 1
Switzerland

T +41 22 707 8000
D +41 22 707 8000
F +41 22 707 8001

Languages:
French, English, German

T +41 22 707 8000
D +41 22 707 8000
F +41 22 707 8001

Vincent Jeanneret is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution Group in Geneva, where he also heads the Restructuring and Insolvency team. He was also the firm's Managing Partner from 2009 to 2014.

Practice Areas / Sectors and Industries

Expertise and Experience

  • Vincent specializes in commercial and banking litigation with a focus on complex, international cases. He has been recognized as one few specialists who deals with major insolvency cases both at a Swiss and international level
  • He is regularly appointed by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) either as receiver or liquidator
  • He is frequently retained as counsel in connection with white-collar crime cases at the federal or state level, as well as with international legal assistance

Career

Professional Experience
1996
Partner at Schellenberg Wittmer
2009-2014
Managing Partner of Schellenberg Wittmer

Education and Admission
1989
Bar Admission in Switzerland
1985
lic. oec., University of Geneva
1982
lic. iur., University of Geneva

Additional Professional Activities
  • Publications in the fields of insolvency law and criminal law
  • He has also been an active member of the AIJA (president of its Insolvency Commission) and is a member of the Fédération Suisse des Avocats and of the Association Genevoise du Droit des Affaires, where he was a board member and treasurer (1996-2002), as well as the former chairman of the Société Genevoise de Droit et de Législation
  • Vincent Jeanneret was also appointed to the Management Board of the "Ecole de l'Avocature"
  • Member of the board of the Geneva Bar Association (2003-2009)

Recognitions

  • Chambers Global / Europe: Restructuring / Insolvency; Banking & Finance (Litigation); White Collar Crime; Dispute Resolution (Litigation)
  • Legal 500: Insolvency & Corporate Recovery Leading Individual; Dispute Resolution - Litigation; Leading Firms Geneva
  • Who's Who Legal: Insolvency & Restructuring; Business Crime Defence; Asset Recovery; Commercial Litigation; Thought Leader
  • Expert Guides: Insolvency & Restructuring; Litigation; White Collar Crime
  • IFLR 1000

„fantastic communicator“

Chambers Europe

Selected Publications

Code pénal II (CP II) – Commentaire romand
Commentaire des art. 163 à 171bis. – Ed. par Alain Macaluso, Laurent Moreillon, Nicolas Queloz. – Helbing Lichtenhahn, 2017
 
Cross-border insolvency law, experiences and perspectives
in: Yearbook of Private International Law, Volume XVII - 2015/2016. - 2017, pp. 371-384
 
Commentary of Articles 46-55 SchKG ("Ort der Betreibung")
Daniel Hunkeler (Hrsg.), Kurzkommentar SchKG : Schuldbetreibungs- und Konkursgesetz, 2. Aufl., Basel 2014
 
Konkursliquidation insolventer Banken (Bankenkonkurs): art. 33
In: Basler Kommentar : Bankengesetz / Hrsg. Rolf Watter, Thomas Bauer, Peter Nedim Vogt, Christoph Winzeler. – 2. Aufl. – Helbing Lichtenhahn, 2013. – P. 683-695