Urs P Gnos heads the corporate and commercial team. His practice focuses on international and domestic mergers & acquisitions, private equity, venture capital and capital market transactions, commercial and corporate law as well as public tender offers and buy-outs. Urs P Gnos also advises companies with respect to corporate governance matters, stock exchange regulations, corporate reorganisations and restructurings, incl. relocations. Urs P Gnos is a member of various board of directors, among others, of the Glarner Kantonalbank (SIX: GLKBN). He lectures and publishes regularly in his areas of practice. Born in 1967, Urs P. Gnos was educated at Zurich University (lic. iur. 1993, Dr. iur. 1997), at Columbia University/Leyden University and at University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law (LLM 2000). He has working experience as lawyer in Zurich law firms and as foreign associate in Chicago and New York law firms. Urs P Gnos speaks German, English and French. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practise in all Switzerland.