Rolf Sethe is an expert in Swiss, German and European corporate and financial market law.

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Rolf Sethe has extensive knowledge and broad expertise across in various areas of business and finance market law. His practice focuses primarily on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, corporate governance, banking and capital market issues. He is a professor for civil law, commercial and economic law at the University of Zurich.

2009 Admitted to the Bar, Rechtsanwalt, in Germany
2002 Habilitation, venia legendi: Civil Law, Commercial and Economic Law, Comparative Law, Conflicts of Law and European Law
1994 University of Tuebingen, Dr. iur., summa cum laude
1990 Appellate Court, Stuttgart, Second State Exam
1987 London School of Economics, LL.M.
1985 University of Tuebingen, Germany, First State Exam
  • Anwaltskammer München, Deutschland
  • Schweizerischer Juristentag
  • Zürcher Juristenverein
  • Zivilrechtslehrervereinigung
2011 Of Counsel, Niederer Kraft Frey
2008 Full Professor, University of Zurich
2002 Full Professor, Director of the Institute for Economic Law, University of Halle-Wittenberg
2002 Interim Professor, Free University of Berlin
1990 Assistant for Company Law and Capital Market Law, University of Tuebingen



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Niederer Kraft Frey appoints two new Partners and welcomes Prof. Dr. Rolf Sethe as new Of Counsel

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