Xavier Pétremand

MASTER OF LAW
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW
PARTNER

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Profile

Languages

  • French
  • English
  • German
  • Italian

Practice areas

  • Commercial and Financial Law
  • Business Law
  • Contract Law
  • Estate and Tax Law
  • International Private Law
  • Litigation and Arbitration
  • Private Client Services

EXPERIENCE / CAREER

  • Since 2006

    Partner, Pétremand & Rappo Attorneys-at-Law Ltd (Lausanne)
  • 2000-2006

    Attorney-at-Law, Bourgeois Muller Pidoux and Partners (Lausanne)
  • 1997-2000

    Attorney-at-Law, the law firm of Robert P. Briner (Geneva)
  • 1995-1997

    Legal intern, Schellenberg & Haissly (Geneva)

Education

  • 1998

    International Trade Law Program, the Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva
  • 1997

    Admission to the Bar, Geneva
  • 1994

    Master of Law, University of Geneva

Memberships

  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Geneva Association of Business Law
  • Swiss Bar Association (FSA)
  • Bar Association of the Canton of Vaud (OAV)

Other activities

  • Member of the Bar Exam Committee (2015-2017)

Publications and speaking engagements

  • 2018

    Successions transfrontalières, Aspects de droit civil, fiscal et procédural

    Colloque francophone, Lausanne, 27-28 septembre 2018.

  • 2017

    This is my Last Will – or maybe not!?

    Private seminar, Lausanne, october 2017.

  • 2016

    Installation d’un cabinet médical : financement et assurances

    CHUV, Lausanne, septembre 2016.

  • 2016

    Inheritance Planning in Switzerland

    Private seminar, Nyon, September 2016.

  • 2015

    L’entraide administrative en matière fiscale selon la LAAF

    Organisme d’Autorégulation des Gérants de Patrimoine, Genève, mars 2015.

  • 2015

    Le cadre légal de l’activité bancaire

    HE-Arc, Neuchâtel, février 2015.

  • 2015

    Cross-Border Successions: The New European Regulation

    Private seminar, Bordeaux, January 2015.

  • 2014

    Les successions d’entreprises

    Colloque, Lausanne, mai 2014.

  • 2014

    Assets in Switzerland : Fifty Shades of White

    Private seminar, Davos, January 2014.

  • 2002

    The implications of the redomiciliation of a Trust under Swiss law

    Séminaire "Redomiciliation of Offshore Companies and Trusts", Genève, 2002.

  • 2002

    The use of the trust in Switzerland

    Seminar "Trust Offshore", Luxembourg, 2002.

  • 2001

    Trust and Swiss Estate Law

    Séminaire "Trust Offshore", Luxembourg, 2001.

  • 1996

    Le Nouveau Droit du Séquestre en Suisse / The New Law of Attachment in Switzerland

    in Revue de Droit des Affaires Internationales (Paris), No 7 / 1996.