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David Känzig

Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte KLG - Zürich

David Känzig - Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte KLG
  • Klausstrasse 33
  • Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
  • CH-8024

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Practice Areas

David Känzig is a senior partner with THOUVENIN rechtsanwälte. He specializes in domestic and international corporate & commercial law, mergers & acquisitions, with a particular focus on technology law companies as well as technology law. David has a long track record of acting as counsel to buyer and seller in numerous national and international transactions, which include enterprises from the traditional production industry all the way to technology enterprises including new media companies, telecommunications operators and internet service companies. David also advises technology companies on regulatory issues such as licensing, data protection and lawful interception. Finally, David advises financial institutions and corporate borrowers on the structuring of international financing arrangements and corporate restructuring and reorganization.

Professional Memberships

Swiss and Zurich Bar Association New York Bar Association International Bar Association


Since 1997, Partner THOUVENIN rechtsanwälte 1991 - 1996 Associate, Bär & Karrer, Zurich 1990 - 1991 Associate Steptoe & Johnson, Washington DC 1990 Admitted to the Bar in New York 1990 New York University School of Law, New York, Masters in Comparative Jurisprudence (M.C.J.) 1987 Admitted to the Bar 1983 University of Zurich, Master of Law (lic. iur.)


Introduction to the Swiss Book-Entry Securities Act, Anwaltsrevue, 3/2010 Cross Boarder Collateral: Legal Risk and the Conflict of Laws, United Kingdom 2002 (Co-Author) Commentary to Arts. 1,2,3 and 9 - 24, Hague Securities Convention; BSK Wertpapierrecht, Zürich 2012 Instroduction to the Law Governing the Swiss Stock Corporation, Zurich, 1993 (Co-Author)