Zollstrasse 2 | FL-9490 Vaduz | Liechtenstein | Phone +41 44 244 2000 | Fax +41 44 244 2100

Ernst J. Walch

Dr. iur., MCJ

Education

  • University of Innsbruck, Austria (Doctor iuris utriusque, 1980)
  • New York University School of Law, Postgraduate, Institute of Comparative Law, USA (Master of Comparative Jurisprudence, 1981)

Languages

  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Certified translator and interpreter (German/English)

Practice Areas

  • Banking Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Trust Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Litigation
  • Arbitration

Admissions

  • New York (1983)
  • Liechtenstein (1984)

Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association (New York)
  • Europäische Anwaltsvereinigung e.V. (Bonn)
  • The International Academy of Estate and Trust Law (San Francisco)
  • Liechtenstein Bar Association
  • Liechtenstein Association of Professional Trustees

Political Activities

  • Member of the Steering Committee of the European Democrat Union (EDU) representing the Progressive Citizens Party (FBP) (1983 to 1993)
  • Member of the Liechtenstein Parliament (1989 to 1996)
  • President of the Liechtenstein Parliament (1993)
  • President of the Progressive Citizens Party (2000 to 2001)
  • Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Principality of Liechtenstein (2001 to 2005)

Publications

  • Lester Nelson, The Commercial Laws of the World, Chapter Liechtenstein, Library of Congress Catalogue No. 65-22163, January 1986, Oceana Publications, Inc., Dobbs Ferry, New York
  • Duncan E. Osborne and Elizabeth L. Morgan, Asset Protection: Domestic and International Law and Tactics, Chapter Liechtenstein, Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data No. 95-8267, April 1995, updated quarterly, Clark Boardman Callaghan, Thomson Legal Publishing Inc., Texas
  • Dennis Campbell, International Taxation of Low-tax Transactions, Chapter Liechtenstein, ISBN 0 906524 08 3, BNA International Inc., London 1996
  • Asset Protection - Role Model Liechtenstein, edited by Francesco Schurr, Handbuch des Vermögensschutzes, Manz 2015 (co-author)
Contact:

Walch & Schurti
Attorneys at Law Ltd
Zollstrasse 2
FL-9490 Vaduz
Liechtenstein

Phone
+41 44 244 2000
Fax
+41 44 244 2100
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