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Reto M. Jenny

Partner

Position: Partner
Practice Areas: Dispute Resolution , Insurance & Reinsurance , White Collar Crimes & Investigations
Field-Display: Dispute Resolution Team , Insurance & Reinsurance Team , White Collar Crimes & Investigations Team

Dr Reto Jenny is a member of the Insurance & Reinsurance and Dispute Resolution Teams. He advises Swiss and foreign clients, including insurance and reinsurance companies, on contentious and non-contentious matters and represents them in court and before administrative authorities in Switzerland and before arbitration tribunals. He also specializes in insurance regulatory law. Reto Jenny also has extensive experience in insurance for banks (professional liability and crime policies) and in directors’ and officers’ liability, product liability and business liability insurance.

E-Mail

+41 44 254 55 55

Linkedin

VCard

Admission to the Bar

Admitted in Switzerland (2006) 

Practice Areas

  • Insurance & Reinsurance
  • Dispute Resolution
  • White Collar Crimes & Investigations

Education

  • Swiss Arbitration Academy (ArbP, 2011) 
  • New York University (LL.M., 2009, Dean's Graduate Award)
  • University of Zurich (Dr. iur., 2005, Issekutz prize, Walther Hug prize; lic. iur., 2001)

Languages

  • German
  • English

Memberships

  • Zurich and Swiss Bar Association
  • Swiss Arbitration Association 
  • International Bar Association 
  • Union Internationale des Avocats 

Assistant

Beate Rolli
+41 44 254 55 42
beate.rolli@prager-dreifuss.com

Publications

Subject: Corporate News
Autor: Gion Christian Casanova, Reto M. Jenny, Christian Schönfeld
Reading time: 1 Min

Prager Dreifuss joins VSUJ summer event

The summer event of the Association of Swiss Corporate Lawyers turned into a successful evening at the Zunfthaus zur Zimmerleuten in cooperation with Prager Dreifuss. PD attorneys Christian Casanova, Reto M. Jenny and Christian Schönfeld spoke on the topic of cyber risk and data protection, followed by an inspiring career keynote speech by Beat Hess, former in-house counsel, and current Chairman of LafargeHolcim.

Subject: Insurance & Reinsurance
Autor: Reto M. Jenny, Cinzia Paolucci
Paper: GAR Know-How Litigation

GAR Know-How Litigation: Swiss Chapter

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

Subject: Dispute Resolution
Autor: Reto M. Jenny, Cinzia Paolucci

INDEPTH FEATURE: Commercial Arbitration 2021 – Switzerland

Reto M. Jenny and Cinzia Paolucci published the Swiss chapter in the latest edition of "InDepth Feature: Commercial Arbitration". In this chapter, the authors give an overview of the distinctive features of arbitration in Switzerland and of current developments.

Subject: Insurance & Reinsurance
Autor: Christoph K. Graber, Reto M. Jenny
Paper: NZZ
Reading time: 4 Min

Insureds will get better protection

The new Insurance Contract Act offers advantages in the area of large risks and for consumers. By Christoph Graber and Reto Jenny.

Subject: Competition & Regulatory Matters
Autor: Reto M. Jenny
Paper: CapLaw
Reading time: 5 Min

Partial revision of the Insurance Contract Act

On June 19, 2020, the Swiss Parliament approved the partial revision of the Insurance Contract Act (ICA). The revised ICA will enter into force on 1 January 2022. The following article is intended to provide an overview of some (but not all) of the changes (for the revised ICA see https://www.admin.ch/opc/de/federal-gazette/2020/5661.pdf). References to articles of the ICA are references to the revised law (unless otherwise noted).

Link to article:
Partial revision of the Insurance Contract Act

Subject: Dispute Resolution
Autor: Nicolas Dommer, Reto M. Jenny, Cinzia Paolucci
Paper: GAR Know-How Litigation

"GAR Know-How Litigation": Swiss Chapter

Subject: Insurance & Reinsurance
Autor: Gion Christian Casanova, Reto M. Jenny
Paper: IFLR

IFLR - For a rainy day - corporate cyber insurance

Subject: Corporate News
Autor: Reto M. Jenny, Verena Morscher-Guggenbühl

Summer Internship 2020

Subject: Corporate News
Autor: Reto M. Jenny, Verena Morscher-Guggenbühl

Rechtsanwältin/Rechtsanwalt

Subject: Corporate News
Autor: Reto M. Jenny, Verena Morscher-Guggenbühl

Summer Internship