Roger Bischof

Partner
Roger Bischof - Partners - Bonnard Lawson - International law firm
Geneva

Rue du Général-Dufour 11
CH-1204 Geneva

T. +41 (0)22 322 25 00
F. +41 (0)22 322 25 15

Hong Kong (Associated Office)

Room 1203 Euro Trade Centre
13-14 Connaught Road
Central, Hong Kong

T. +852 3709 2930

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Education

University of St. Gallen, Switzerland (M.A. HSG in Economics and Law) (2009)
Tongji University Shanghai / Beijing Normal University, China (Exchange term) (2009)
San Diego State University, USA (Exchange term) (2008)
University of St. Gallen, Switzerland (B.A. HSG in Economics and Law) (2007)

Admissions

Chartered Certified Accountant (2015)
Swiss bar (2012)

Professional associations and memberships

Geneva Bar Association
Swiss Bar Association
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA)
International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL), Fellow
Asia Transformation & Turnaround Association (ATTA), Executive Director and CFO
Restructuring and insolvency faculty Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (RIF HKICPA)
Turnaround Management Association (TMA)
Institute for Turnaround (IFT)
American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI)
Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors (AIRA)
International Association of Attorney-Chartered Accountants (IAA-CA), Co-founding President
American Academy of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants (AAA-CPA)
Swiss Chinese Chamber of Commerce (SwissCham), Board Member

Languages

English
German
French
Mandarin

Professional experience

Roger is dually-qualified as a lawyer and chartered certified accountant. He is a member of the board of Swiss Chinese Chamber of Commerce (SwissCham). Prior to joining Bonnard Lawson as a partner, he was an associate at Baker McKenzie in Singapore and Zurich as well as a senior consultant corporate finance and senior auditor at big4 accounting firm Deloitte in Geneva. Roger focuses his practice primarily on cross-border restructurings and insolvencies, market entry advice, foreign investment into China, Chinese outward investment, international business structuring, inbound and outbound M&A, PE and VC. With his interdisciplinary background and the substantial experience he has gained in both Asia and Europe, Roger has been involved in a number of complex and high-profile distressed transactions and turnarounds. His commitment to being at the top of the profession is demonstrated by the fact that he was awarded the prestigious designation of ‘Fellow, INSOL International’ besides being a member and executive of various other leading restructuring bodies.


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