Leo Rusterholz Associate
Attorney at Law, LL.M.

Leo Rusterholz

Associate
Attorney at Law, LL.M.
+41 58 450 80 00
leo.rusterholz@lenzstaehelin.com
Zurich
Brandschenkestrasse 24
CH-8027 Zurich
www.lenzstaehelin.com
  • Expertise

    Leo Rusterholz is an associate based at our Zurich office, where he is a member of the Technology and Outsourcing, Internal Investigations, Corporate and M&A, and Banking and Finance groups. Leo practices in the fields of data privacy and data breach investigations and technology, media and telecommunications, as well as corporate and regulatory law. In addition to data protection, data compliance, cyber security and technology and outsourcing transactions, he also advises domestic and international clients on transitional services, licence, distribution and e-commerce matters. Leo regularly publishes in these fields of practice and previously gained valuable experience working for a leading US-based law firm in New York, San Francisco and Palo Alto.

  • Practices

  • Professional Experience and Education

    and Education

    2018-19 Covington & Burling LLP, New York, San Francisco and Palo Alto
    2015 Associate at Lenz & Staehelin
    2021 University of Lucerne, CAS in Forensics I
    2015 Swiss Bar admission
    2013 Maastricht University (LL.M. in Corporate and Commercial Law)
    2013 University of Zurich (MLaw)
    2011 University of Zurich (BLaw)
  • Specialist Areas

    Data Privacy, Protection, Compliance, Security & Governance, Cyber Regulation, Internal Investigations, Outsourcing (ITO, BPO) and Technology Transactions, Telecoms and Media, e-Commerce, Online Services, Transitional Services and Carve-Outs, Licensing, Distribution, Digitization, Corporate and M&A, Banking and Finance, FinTech, Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Languages

    German, English
  • Memberships

    Swiss Bar Association (SAV), Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

    • Morscher Lukas, Rusterholz Leo, Data Protection & Privacy 2024 - Switzerland, in: Getting the Deal Through, May 2023
    • Morscher Lukas, Rusterholz Leo, Insurance & Reinsurance 2023 - Switzerland, in: Getting the Deal Through, May 2023
    • Ling Peter, Antreasyan Sevan, Rusterholz Leo, Trabaldo Togna Federico, Digital Health 2023 - Switzerland, in: Getting the Deal Through, January 2023
    • Rusterholz Leo, The Impact of the revised Data Protection Act on Outsourcings by Swiss Financial Institutions, in: CapLaw 2/2022, 3-11
    • Morscher Lukas, Rusterholz Leo, Outsourcing: Switzerland overview, in: Practical Law, Global Guide 2021, Outsourcing, May 2021
    • Morscher Lukas, Rusterholz Leo, Transferring employees on an outsourcing in Switzerland: overview, in: Practical Law, Global Guide 2021, Outsourcing, May 2021
    • Morscher Lukas, Rusterholz Leo, TMT 2020 - Switzerland, in: Chambers Global Practice Guide, February 2020, 1-11
    • Morscher Lukas, Rusterholz Leo, Waltenspül J., Impact of the GDPR on Swiss and US Businesses, in: Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce, Yearbook 2018/2019, 81 et seqq.
    • Morscher Lukas, Rusterholz Leo, Outsourcing: On-, Near- und Offshoring-Vereinbarungen im Finanzdienstleistungsbereich, in: Sester/Brändli/Bartholet/Schiltknecht (eds.), St. Galler Handbuch zum Schweizer Finanzmarktrecht / Finanzmarktaufsicht und Finanzmarktinfrastrukturen, 1st edition, Zurich/St. Gallen 2017, § 16
    • Rusterholz Leo, Held Lukas, Beweisfragen im Zusammenhang mit der Business Judgment Rule, in: GesKR (Gesellschafts- und Kapitalmarktrecht) 2/2017, 228-233
    • Rusterholz Leo, Held Lukas, Ausgewählte Aspekte zur Business Judgment Rule im Licht aktueller Rechtsprechung, in: GesKR (Gesellschafts- und Kapitalmarktrecht) 2/2016, 186-196
    • Delli Colli Flavio, Rusterholz Leo, Das geplante Widerrufsrecht im E-Commerce nach OR, in: Jusletter, Weblaw AG, Bern 2014
    • Rusterholz Leo, Die Ersatzfreiheitsstrafe für Geldstrafen in der Schweiz - Ein Bericht zur Theorie und Praxis, in: Kriminalistik, Verlagsgruppe Hüthig Jehle Rehm GmbH, Heidelberg 2013, H. 11, 706-716
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