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Anik S. Zehnder


Position: Associate
Practice Areas: Banking & Finance , Corporate & M&A , Insolvency & Restructuring
Field-Display: Banking & Finance Team , Corporate & M&A Team , Insolvency & Restructuring Team

Anik S. Zehnder has been a lawyer at Prager Dreifuss since 2022. She advises national and international companies on contractual, corporate, debt enforcement and bankruptcy matters. Before that, Anik S. Zehnder gained experience in a pharmaceutical company as part of the Law and Compliance team, at the Zurich District Court and in a renowned, internationally oriented commercial law firm in Zurich Seefeld.  


+41 44 254 55 55


Admission to the Bar

Admitted in Switzerland (2022) 

Practice Areas

  • Banking & Finance
  • Corporate & M&A
  • Insolvency & Restructuring


  • University of Zurich (MLaw 2017)


  • German
  • English


Subject: Insurance & Reinsurance
Autor: Reto M. Jenny
Paper: NZZ
Reading time: 5 Min

Companies are increasingly exposed to cyberattacks

Insurance against cyber risks is the responsibility of the Board of Directors.

Subject: Privacy policy
Autor: Christian Schönfeld, Andrea Schütz

IoT and data protection - challenge and opportunity

The "Internet of Things" (IoT) causes our private life to increasingly become part of the Internet. Nevertheless, many IoT applications do not meet the requirements of data protection law. In this publication, the authors Dr Andrea Schütz and Dr Christian Schönfeld illustrate that data protection law is not just a regulatory hurdle, but can also be used as a potential competitive advantage.

Subject: Health and Medical Law
Autor: Marcel Frey, Christian Schönfeld, Andrea Schütz

Medical Devices & Consumer Health Products 2022: A Chambers Global Practice Guide Publication

After Switzerland's designation as a "third country" by the EU, the Swiss medtech industry faces two existential challenges. On the one hand, it must ensure the sustainable supply of medical devices to the Swiss population. On the other hand, it must maintain the competitiveness and innovative strength of Switzerland in the global medical market. This article illustrates the challenges but also the opportunities for the Swiss and foreign medtech industry related to the "third country" status of Switzerland.

Subject: Corporate & M&A
Paper: NZZ
Reading time: 3 Min
Autor: Guy Deillon

Company succession and Generation Z

Sale to a private equity fund should be considered in succession planning.

Subject: Insolvency & Restructuring
Autor: Daniel Hayek, Mark Meili
Paper: The Restructuring Review

The Restructuring Review 2022: Switzerland

In the latest issue of "The Restructuring Review", Daniel Hayek and Mark Meili provide an overview of the special features of Swiss restructuring law.

Autor: Urs Feller,
Paper: PD Newsletter

Prager Dreifuss Newsletter - Effects of the case law of the Supreme Court (FL) on third party protection in business transactions with legal entities based in the Principality of Liechtenstein

A ruling by the Supreme Court of the Principality of Liechtenstein (Supreme Court), dated 4 February 2022 (CG.2018.269) is relevant for Swiss banks. The ruling – in its effect – reduces the protection of third parties in business transactions to a large extent. This article discusses the significance of this new case law and points out possible adverse consequences for Swiss financial institutions when entering into a client relationship with legal entities based in the Principality of Liechtenstein

Subject: Corporate News, Litigation
Autor: Gion Jegher
Reading time: 1 Min
Paper: Schulthess Verlag

Out now: The Absent Opera Singer and Other Short Stories

Thirty exciting short stories for witty lawyers available from Schulthess Publisher.

Had enough of Sudoku and crossword puzzles? Here is the alternative for law students and legal practitioners: Prager Dreifuss partner Dr. Gion Jegher just published the fourth edition of the popular case collection on international private law.

Thirty exciting short stories cover the whole spectrum of international private law. The solutions, methodological tips for case handling and a detailed index provide readers with valuable support in dealing with complex conflict of laws issues. Relevant provisions of foreign law can be found in the separate appendix.

The well-proven concept has been revised and supplemented for this new edition. The cases are now arranged in thematic order and indicate their degree of difficulty. The two authors, Dr. Gion Jegher and Prof. Dr. Corinne Widmer Lüchinger (University of Basel), have revised the 25 cases of the previous edition and brought them up to date. Five new cases have been added.

All thirty cases are accompanied once again by brilliant illustrations of artist Thomas Ott. The book is highly valuable for both students and legal practitioners.

You can order the book (in German & PrintPlu§) directly from the publisher.

Label: Highlight
Subject: Corporate & M&A, Insolvency & Restructuring
Autor: Daniel Hayek, Laura Oegerli

Prager Dreifuss Advises Investment Fund Attestor on the Successful Takeover of Europcar Mobility Group

Subject: Insurance & Reinsurance
Autor: Reto M. Jenny, Lukas Strickler

GAR Know-How Litigation: Swiss Chapter

In the latest version of "GAR Know-How Litigation" Dr. Reto M. Jenny and Lukas Strickler provide an overview of the civil litigation system in Switzerland.

Subject: Insurance & Reinsurance
Autor: Christoph K. Graber, Reto M. Jenny

The Swiss Insurance Contract Act – English translation published by Schulthess Publishing House

As a result of the partial revision that entered into force on 1 January 2022, the Swiss Insurance Contract Act has undergone some significant modifications. The present edition of the Act, which includes an English translation and a bilingual introduction to the structure and the systematics of the Act, is intended to provide insurance contract law practitioners a swift access to the legal provisions.