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Schurti Partners Attorneys at Law Ltd

Andreas Schurti, Dr. iur. (HSG), MCL, DHEE

Andreas Schurti, Dr. iur. (HSG), MCL, DHEE


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Dr. Schurti studied and the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland (Dr.iur.HSG, 1989) and the University of Konstanz, Germany, before earning two postgraduate degrees, one of the University of San Diego School of Law (MCL 1990) and one at the College of Europe, Bruges, (Diploma of Advanced European Legal Studies, 1991). In 1989, he was admitted to the Liechtenstein Bar and in 1991 to the New York Bar. Dr. Schurti started his professional career in a Liechtenstein law firm's litigation department and co-founded Walch & Schurti in 1990/91. Since then he provides legal advice in commercial, corporate and financial matters, including cases involving trusts and foundations.

Bar Admissions

New York, 1991.
Liechtenstein, 1989.


University of St. Gallen, Switzerland (Dr.iur.HSG, 1989).
University of Constance, Germany.
University of San Diego School of Law, USA (Master of Comparative Law, 1990).
College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium (Diploma of Advanced European Legal Studies, 1991).
Areas of Practice

Agreements | Asset Protection | Banking | Commercial Law | Company Formation | Contract Law | Estate Planning | Finance | Insurance | Litigation | Mergers & Acquisitions | Opinions | Trusts

Professional Career

Professional Associations

  • International Bar Association
    NYSBA, New York State Bar Association
    Liechtenstein Association of Professional Trustees
    Liechtenstein Bar Association

The Liechtenstein Tax Reform
Schurti Partners Attorneys at Law Ltd, November 2015

I. The Liechtenstein Tax ReformThe former Liechtenstein Tax Act dated back to 1961. It was completely revised and the new Tax Act entered into force on 1 January 2011 (hereafter referred to as "Tax Reform"). The ratio for the year 2008 between the overall tax revenues in Liechtenstein and its GDP was 16.9%. In comparison, the equivalent figure in the USA was 20.3% and 23.1% in Germany.Liechtenstein has AAA rating and is totally debt free...

Additional Articles

Das Verordnungsrecht der Regierung des Fuerstentums Liechtenstein, St.Galler Beitraege zum oeffentlichen Recht, Nr. 23, 1989.
Reichweite und Vollstreckung von Nachpruefungsentscheidungen der EG-Kommission, LJZ 1993, 25.
Das Verordnungsrecht der Regierung, Finanzbeschluesse, in: Gerard Batliner (Hrsg.), Die Liechtensteinische Verfassung 1921, Elemente der staatlichen Organisation, Liechtenstein Politische Schriften, Volume 21, Vaduz 1994.
Dennis Campbell, Offshore Trusts, The Comparative Law Yearbook of International Business, Special Issue, 1995, Chapter Liechtenstein, Kluwer Law International 1996.
Liechenstein Legal Report on Law on Investment Enterprises, International Financial Law Review, Banking Yearbook 1996, 78.
Andrew Bridgeford, Offshore Legal Opinions in Loan and Security Transactions, Chapter Liechtenstein, Sweet & Maxwell London, 1997.
Richmond Law & Tax Ldt., Global Financial Services Regulators, Europe, Chapter Liechtenstein, ISBN 1-904501-10-9, Richmond 2004 (co-author).
The Societas Europea in Liechtenstein, in "The European Company", Vol. 2, ed. by Dirk van Gerven / Nauta Dutilh, Cambridge University Press, 2007, Co-Author.
Financial Services Regulation in Europe, Chapter Liechtenstein, ed. by Etay Katz, 2nd edition, Oxford, 2008, ISBN 978-0-19-953280-3, 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.

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