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Alexander Appel, LL.M.

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Schurti Partners Attorneys at Law Ltd

Vaduz, Liechtenstein
    Local Time: Sunday 09:36

Practice Expertise

  • Corporate Law
  • Crossborder Transactions
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Regulatory

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate Law
  • Crossborder Transactions
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Regulatory
  • Agreements
  • Arbitration
  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Law
  • Company Formation
  • Competition
  • Contract Law
  • Finance
  • Foundation Law
  • Insolvency
  • Insurance
  • Labour Law
  • Licensing & Franchising
  • Litigation
  • Opinions
  • Restructuring
  • Securities
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WSG Practice Industries

WSG Leadership

  • DealMaker Group - Member
  • Banking & Finance Group - Member
  • Employment and Labor Group - Member
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Group - Member
  • Private Equity Group - Member
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Profile

Dr. Alexander Appel studied law in Austria (University of Innsbruck) and Switzerland (University of Zurich) before obtaining a postgraduate degree (LL.M.) in international business law from the University of London (London School of Economics and Political Science). After some years of training the litigation department of a Liechtenstein law firm and subsequently passing the Liechtenstein Bar Examination in 1999, he practised from 1999 until 2001 at a renowed and international business law firm in Zurich, Switzerland, as an associate in the Corporate/M&A Group. Dr. Appel joined Walch & Schurti later in 2001 and became a partner in 2005. In 2020, he qualified as notary public in Liechtenstein. Today, he is mainly involved in advisory work, in particular in the fields of corporate, commercial, business and employment law as well as in the M&A area.

Bar Admissions
Liechtenstein, 1999.

Qualified for admission to practice in Austria, 2002.

Qualified as notary public in Liechtenstein, 2020.

Education
University of Zurich, Switzerland, 1988-1990: studies of Swiss law (Zwischenpruefung/Intermediary Examination 1990)

University of Innsbruck, Austria, 1991-1995: studies of Austrian and EU law (Mag.iur. 1994; Dr.iur. 1995)

University of London, London School of Economics and Political Science (LL.M. in International Business Law, 1997).

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate Law
  • Crossborder Transactions
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Regulatory
  • Agreements
  • Arbitration
  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Law
  • Company Formation
  • Competition
  • Contract Law
  • Finance
  • Foundation Law
  • Insolvency
  • Insurance
  • Labour Law
  • Licensing & Franchising
  • Litigation
  • Opinions
  • Restructuring
  • Securities

Professional Career



Professional Associations
    Liechtenstein Bar AssociationLiechtenstein Association of NotariesAIJA International Association of Young Lawyers

Professional Activities and Experience
Associate with renowed international business law firm in Zurich, Switzerland, 1999 - 2001 (Corporate / M&A Practice Group)

Lecturer in Contract Law and in M&A at the University of Liechtenstein, Vaduz, (since 2003).

Articles

Additional Articles- "Reform und Kodifikation des liechtensteinischen IPR (Reform and Codification of Liechtenstein Private International Law)", in: Rabels Zeitschrift fuer auslaendisches und internationales Privatrecht, ed. by the Max Planck Institute Hamburg, Germany, 1997 (pp.510-543).

- "International Licensing", Liechtenstein Report, Co-Author, ed. by Dennis Campbell, BNA International Inc., London, 1998/2002.

- "Deutsche Vollstreckungstitel im Ausland (German enforceable instruments abroad)", Liechtenstein Chapter, Luchterhand Neuwied, Germany, 2002.

- "Der Prozess ums Patent im Lichte des liechtensteinisch-schweizerischen Patentschutzvertrages (Patent Litigation in the light of the Liechtenstein-Swiss Patent Treaty)", in: Liechtenstein Law Gazette 2002, pp.79ff., Co-Author.

- "The Societas Europea in Liechtenstein", in "The European Company", Vol. 2, ed. by Dirk van Gerven, Cambridge University Press, 2007, Co-Author.

- "Prospectus for the Public Offering of Securites in Europe, Vol. 2", Liechtenstein Chapter, ed. by Dirk van Gerven, Cambridge University Press, 2009, Co-Author.

- "The Liechtenstein Takeover Law" in "Common Legal Frameworks for Takeover Bids in Europe", Vol. 2, ed. by Dirk van Gerven, Cambridge University Press, 2009, Co-Author.

- "Cross-border mergers in Europe, Vol.2", Liechtenstein Chapter, ed. by Dirk van Gerven, Cambridge University Press, 2011, Co-Author.

- "Die Auswirkungen der Europäischen Erbrechtsverordnung auf das Fürstentum Liechtenstein", in: LJZ 2014, p.83-98.

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