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Lawyer

Marcus Desax, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Taxation, International Arbitration, International Civil Law, Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures, Agency and Distributorships. Member of Pestalozzi Gmuer & Patry.

Background

Desax, Marcus was born on August 10, 1948 in Chur, Switzerland. Son of Carl and Leonie Desax.

Education

Master of Laws summa cum laude, University Fribourg, Switzerland, 1973. D Law summa cum laude, University Fribourg, Switzerland, 1977. M Comparative Law, University Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1977.

Career

Worked at Pestalozzi Gmuer & Patry (Zurich) specializing in Taxation, International Arbitration, International Civil Law, Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures, Agency and Distributorships. Admitted to the bar, 1975, Switzerland. Author: "Swiss Stamp Tax Legislation,", Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce, 2nd ed., 1993.

"EC Law: How to Look For? Where to Find?" 1992. "Business Law Guide to Switzerland," ed. 1991; "Swiss Supreme Court Practice in Tax Matters," 1991.

Swiss Reporter IFA Congress, 1989. "The Disregard of Legal Entity." Vice President and Member, Executive Committee, The International Fiscal Association (IFA). Vice President, Swiss Tax Association.

Achievements

  • Bar: Switzerland 1975.

Membership

Member, Executive Committee, The International Fiscal Association (IFA). Vice President, Swiss Tax Association.

Connections

Married Cornelia Desax. Children: Robert, Marie-Claire, Christine.

father:
Carl Desax

mother:
Leonie Desax

spouse:
Cornelia Desax

children:
Robert Desax

Christine Desax

Marie-Claire Desax