Suzanne Eckert

Senior Associate

Suzanne Eckert is a senior associate on the Corporate and Commercial team. She advises individuals and legal entities on all aspects of Swiss corporate law and the law governing associations and foundations, including incorporation, restructuring, relocation, reorganisation, acquisitions, sales and liquidations. She also assists in drafting all necessary agreements and regulations between shareholders, governing bodies and third parties. She has many years of experience in dealing with Commercial Registries in particular. She also advises on general contract law.

Practice Areas:

Corporate and Commercial
Insolvency and Restructuring
Private Clients


1997 Attorney at Law Wenger Plattner
1996 Trainee Schellenberg & Haissly, Zurich (today: Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd)     
1995 Law clerk District Court of Meilen/Zürich
1992 Associate with the legal division at the Register of Commerce of the Canton of Zurich
1990 Universities of Zurich and Geneva (lic. iur.)


Selected publications:

Newsletter 1/17: Practical implementation of the new disclosure requirements for shareholders and LLC members
The new disclosure requirements for acquirers of shares and limited liability company (“LLC”) capital contributions have led to considerable uncertainty in practice. The purpose of these requirements is to enable information to be obtained on both the owners and beneficial owners of companies limited by shares or LLCs. There are harsh sanctions for failure to comply with disclosure obligations: membership rights will be suspended and property rights may lapse. In practice, many questions remain unanswered with regard to implementation. Some possible approaches are set out below.


Suzanne Eckert lic. iur.
Attorney at Law
Wenger Plattner
Attorneys at Law Tax Advisors Public Notaries
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T +41 43 222 38 00
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Bar admission (1997)


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