Gerhard Roth

Partner
Attorney at Law
Special Auditor of the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA

 

gerhardroth@ghr.ch

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Detailed CV



Practice Areas

 

Professional Profile

 

Gerhard Roth joined GHR Rechtsanwälte in 1994 and is a partner of the firm since 1996. He co-heads the Corporate/M&A practice and heads the firm's Tax practice.

Prior to joining GHR, Gerhard Roth was a member of the legal and tax department of a leading international accounting and professional services firm in Bern and Zurich from 1992 until 1994.

practice focuses mainly on tax, succession planning and corporate/M&A. As head of the firm's tax practice, Gerhard Roth advises clients on matters of Swiss and international tax law, with particular emphasis on setting up domestic and cross-border corporate group structures as well as representing high net worth individuals and family offices. In the corporate/M&A area, Gerhard Roth specializes on advising SMEs in particular with respect to succession planning. He also acts as the chairman of the board of several companies.

 

Career and Education


Career

1994
Partner at GHR Rechtsanwälte AG
1992
Tax lawyer at a leading international legal and tax advisor in Bern und Zurich
 

Education

1992
Bar admission
1992
University of Bern (Fürsprecher)
 

Languages

German, English, French, Italian

 

 

Memberships and Activities


Memberships

Swiss Bar Association SAV
Bern Bar Association BAV
International Insolvency Association INSOL
 

Activities

2008
 

 

Lions Club Esprit Bern

 

 

Board Directorships


2019
2019
2018
2016
2016
2016
2015
2010
2010
2009
1998


Chairman of the board, Remnex AG
Chairman of the board, Gateway Solutions AG
Vice-Chairman of the board, Gfeller Elektro AG
Chairman of the board, Filinvest AG
Chairman of the board, Inhavest AG
Chairman of the board, BW Service AG
Chairman of the board, OPP Beteiligungen AG
Chairman of the board, Cäsar Bay AG
Chairman of the board, Silver Reel Partners AG
Board member, GHR Rechtsanwälte AG
Chairman of the board, Intermakler AG

 

Publications


Gerhard Roth is a co-author of the Basel Commentary on the Swiss Code of Obligations (Basler Kommentar, Obligationenrecht II, Honsell/Vogt/Watter, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd editions, Helbing Lichtenhahn, 1994 -2008) and on Swiss securities law (Basler Kommentar, Wertpapierrecht, Honsell/Vogt/Watter, Helbing Lichtenhahn, 2012).

Furthermore, Mr. Roth publishes the GHR TaxPage on a monthly basis since 2007.