Rihm Attorneys at law is a Swiss law and tax firm with with an international outlook and counseling focus around all aspects of entrepreneurship.
For more than 30 years, the firm has advised and represented companies and entrepreneurs in complex transactions and restructurings, including technology transfer as well as in state court, arbitration and insolvency proceedings including mediation proceedings.
Rihm Attorneys at law can draw upon a well-established global network of correspondent law firms in all major business centers. Through one of its partners, Prof. Dr. Karl Pilny, the firm has a longstanding Asian practise. Our working languages are German, English, French, Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese and Croatian.
According to Chambers, Best Lawyers and Who's Who Legal, Rihm Attorneys at law is leading in the fields of M&A, insolvency and employment & compensation benefits laws.
AREAS OF CONCENTRATION
LEGAL ADVICE ON INVESTMENT
Forming and managing corporations. Designing contract and tax structures as well as financing concepts and cross-border sales organisations. Obtaining regulatory approvals from the authorities from the federal, cantonal and local Governments.
LEGAL COUNSEL FOR SMEs
Supporting medium and small entreprises in their business operations including special situations. Counseling on employment law. Planning and implementing employee compensation plans and fat cat regulations. Advising C-level management on immigration, tax and social security issues.
DISPUTE RESOLUTION / MEDIATION
Enforcing private and public client interests before state and arbitration courts as well as administrative federal and cantonal administrative bodies. Representing clients in international judicial assistance cases before federal tax authorities and administrative and criminal courts.
Longstanding experience in the conduct of and representation in mediation proceedings.
Leadership & executive coachings, team- & organisational development. Management consulting including mentoring and conflict management.
FINTECH, DISTRIBUTED LEDGER TECHNOLOGY / BLOCKCHAIN AND VIRTUAL ASSETS
Structuring and implementation of business models based on artificial intelligence, machine learning, distributed ledger technology, blockchain and cloud computing. Advice re payment services and Initial Coin Offerings including Token Generating Events. Consulting on primary and secondary market activities related to virtual assets. Pertaining regulatory advice.
Advising and representing clients in international insolvencies and restructurings. Assuming mandates as a member of creditors committees in insolvencies.
NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL TAXES
National and international tax counselling including tax representation towards Swiss federal and state tax authorities.
Planning and implementation of national and international estate and trust structures for entrepreneurs and their companies including individuals.
COMPLIANCE | REGULATORY
Comprehensive and experienced compliance practice dealing with legal, regulatory, antitrust and unfair competition, employment and benefits, and anti-bribing requirements applicable to Swiss and international financial intermediaries. Client representation in investigations and enforcement proceedings by Swiss regulatory agencies including civil and criminal litigation.
Comprehensive legal and tax advise re acquisition and holding of real estate in Switzerland including project lead and project management.
Unser Partner, Prof. Dr. Karl Pilny, publiziert im November 2020 beim Hanser Verlag sein neues Buch "Praxiswissen China"
Thomas Rihm is a very engaged and passionate" lawyer who "always seeks solutions" and is credited with "deep expertise in bankruptcy proceedings": WWL continues to award us for 2020 in the fields of employment & compensation including restructuring and insolvency"
LAWGATE, a leading Swiss online broker on legal services, publishes an interview with Dr. Thomas Rihm amongst others on being a lawyer in private practice for more than 25 years
Handelsblatt in Deutschland und Best Lawyers führen uns seit geraumer Zeit in der Kategorie Mergers & Acquisitions, so auch wieder in 2020 - unser Dank geht an Mandanten und Kollegen auf allen Seiten, die dazu beigetragen haben.
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