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educator , Lawyer

Karl Hofstetter, Swiss lawyer, educator. Bar: Zurich 1987, New York 1988. Member Parliament of Switzerland, Canton Lucerne, 1993—1995; Member of Grasshopper Club (Zurich), Rotary (Lucerne-Wasserturm).

Background

Hofstetter, Karl was born on April 4, 1956 in Lucerne, Switzerland.

Education

Juris Doctor, Zurich University, Switzerland, 1981. JSM (Fulbright scholar), University Stanford, California, 1984. Master of Laws, University of California at Los Angeles, 1985.

Juris Doctor, Zurich University, 1986.

Career

Associate Niederer, Kraft & Frey, Zurich, Switzerland, 1985—1987, Chadbourne and Parke, New York City, 1987—1988. Executive vice president, general counsel Schindler Holding/Management AG, Hergiswill, Switzerland, since 1990. Also board directors, since 1996.

Bd, directors Venture Incubator, since 2002. Member expert commission on disclosure Swiss Stock Exchange. Member expert commission on corporation governance Economiesuisse.

Titularprof. Zurich University, since 1991.

Achievements

  • Bar: Zurich 1987, New York 1988.

Membership

Member Parliament of Switzerland, Canton Lucerne, 1993—1995. Member of Grasshopper Club (Zurich), Rotary (Lucerne-Wasserturm).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, formerly nationally ranked in top 15.