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Christophe de KALBERMATTEN
Detailed professional record
Spoken languages
  • French
  • English
  • German
Bar admissions
  • Geneva Bar (2000)
  • Valais Bar, also admitted as a Notary Public (1992)
  • New-York University (M.C.J., 1995)
  • Heidelberg University (LL.M., 1991)
  • University of Geneva (Licence en droit, 1989)
Positions held
  • Attorney with Jones Day Reavis & Pogue, Geneva (1998-2001)
  • Attorney with Jones Day Reavis & Pogue, Cleveland, USA (1995-1998)
  • Attorney with Hayman & Baldi, Zurich (1993-1994)
  • Trainee with Dallèves & Allet, Sion (1990-1992)
  • Swiss Notary Public Association
  • Swiss Bar Association
Recent Publications
  • Acheter ou vendre un logement, in Immobilier et Logement - une résidence secondaire à l'étranger (no 31740 ff), Memento du particulier 2012, Editions Francis Lefebvre;
  • Dossier international "Suisse", a study on Corporate, Commercial, Real Estate and Social Laws of Switzerland. This book also includes a presentation of Banking, Finance and Tax laws (by co-authors Etienne von Streng and Nicolas de Gottrau). Published at Editions Francis Lefebvre, January 2007 (544 pages); re-edited 2011 (570 pages);
  • Acquisition of Real Estate in Switzerland by Foreigners, A few changes changed it all: the example of Valais, Swissstyle 2008;
  • Modèles commerciaux dans la forteresse US, PME Magazine, August 2001;
  • Le capital-risque en Suisse. La nouvelle loi fédérale et les projets législatifs en cours, (co-author with Luc Enderli and Etienne von Streng), L'Expert-comptable suisse 6-7/2000, pp. 649-658;
  • Raising Capital in Switzerland, Foreign Limited Partnerships not Subject to the Swiss Federal Law on Investment Funds, Corporate Counsel's International Adviser, Issue Nr. 140, January 1997, pp. 17-19.
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Recent Speeches
  • Speaker on capital raising and control issues for start-ups, 24 April 2015, Conthey PhytoArk;
  • Speaker on Stock option plans and other plans to allow founders and employees participation, 5 October 2011, Sierre TechnoArk;
  • Speaker on the liability of the board members of a Swiss corporation, 31 October 2008, Sierre TechnoArk.