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Prof. Dr. Lukas Glanzmann

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Prof. Lukas Glanzmann heads the Firm's European Restructuring & Insolvency Steering Committee and is a member of the European Banking & Finance Steering Committee. He further co-heads the Swiss Banking & Finance as well as the Restructuring & Insolvency practice groups. He is ranked among the leading lawyers in his areas of practice by various publications, including Chambers. Lukas Glanzmann graduated from the University of St. Gallen law school and obtained a doctoral degree in the field of corporate law from the University of St. Gallen and a LL.M. degree from Harvard Law School. In 2006, Lukas Glanzmann finished his habilitation and today, he holds the position of a titular professor of business law at the University of St. Gallen. Lukas Glanzmann has published various articles and books in the fields of corporate, finance, accounting, restructuring and insolvency law. Since 2012 he has been a member of the Swiss Federal Commission of Experts for the Commercial Register.

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