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Tanja Schmid

Tanja Schmid is an associate in Baker McKenzie's Banking & Finance and Capital Markets Groups in Zurich. She graduated from the University of Bern in 2016 and was admitted to the bar in 2019. Prior to joining the Firm in 2019, she worked as a law clerk at a Bern based law firm and a tax court of first instance. She gained additional experience by working at the legal service of a Swiss bank for five years.

In June 2020, the modernized Swiss company law (grosse Aktienrechtsrevision) was adopted after years of parliamentary discussion. The revision includes updated rules with respect to management compensation for listed companies. Furthermore, the Swiss Confederation adopted new rules on the disclosure of non-financial matters as well as minerals and metals from conflict areas and child labor.