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Nicolas Reithner

Nicolas Reithner Advocatur Seeger Frick & Partner AG
Landstrasse 81
FL-9494 Schaan, Liechtenstein

T +423 265 22 40
F +423 265 22 32
M +423 79 12 777
nicolas.reithner@sfplex.li
MMag. Nicolas Reithner, born 1972, has been a lawyer since 1999 and in 2003 became partner in a Liechtenstein law firm before joining Seeger, Frick & Partner in 2013. After a second degree in business studies and the exam for professional trustees he became additionally qualified as an asset manager, tax advisor and accountant.
He became further qualified as lawyer in Austria and as Solicitor of England and Wales.
Nicolas Reithner regularly takes on complex national and international civil and white collar crime cases before courts and arbitration tribunals. He is a co-author of the first guide to the Liechtenstein Arbitration Rules.
 

Languages

German, English
 

Qualifications

  • Law Degree, University of Innsbruck, 1998
  • Law Diploma in Legal Studies, Cardiff, 1998 
  • Business Management Degree, University of Innsbruck, 2000
  • Bar exam, Liechtenstein, 2001
  • Liechtenstein trust expert, University of Liechtenstein, 2004
  • Liechtenstein professional trustee examinations (including asset management, accountancy and tax advice), 2004
  • Bar exam, Austria, 2005
  • Qualification as Solicitor of England and Wales, 2011
 

Focuses

Litigation, arbitration, company law, foundation law, trust law, torts, professional and executive liability, banking law, insurance law, financial markets law including regulation and supervision, asset protection and  tracing,  private  clients,  tax  law,  international  legal  assistance, white collar criminal law.
 

Activities

  • Lecturer at the University of Lucerne on off-shore, finance and the Liechtenstein tax system 
  • Chairman of the Liechtenstein Arbitration Association 
 

Publications

  • Summenverträge im WEG ("Aggregated" contracts in condominium law), Wohnrechtliche Blätter 1997, Austria 
  • International Taxation of Low Tax Transactions, Chapter Liechtenstein, Center for International Studies, New edition 2003 (Co-author) 
  • Charitable trusts and foundations in Liechtenstein, Trusts & Trustees, October 2003 
  • Staatliche Pfandrechte durch Einstweilige Verfügungen im Strafverfahren und Gläubigerinteressen (Seizures by the Government by way of Injunctions in Criminal Proceedings and Creditors' Interests), Jus & News, December 2003, p. 253
  • Die Auskunftspflicht der Banken im Verlassenschaftsverfahren – Replik (The Disclosure Obligation of Banks in Probate Proceedings - a Reply), Liechtensteinische Juristen-Zeitung 2005, p. 91 
  • Eine "Schutzschrift" zur Abwehr eines Antrages auf aufschiebende Wirkung gemäss Art. 52 Abs. 2 StGHG ist nicht zulässig (Pre-application defence submission in anticipation of an application for an injunction), case report and note, Constitutional Court 2005/16; News & Jus 3/2005, p. 313 
  • Generalklausel wie in Art. 19 BetmG in Liechtenstein als verfassungswidrig aufgehoben (Blanket Clause as in Art. 19 Swiss Narcotics Act declared to be unconstitutional in Liechtenstein), AJP Aktuelle Juristische Praxis 5/2008, 628 = case report and note Constitutional Court 2007/67; News & Jus 3/2008, p. 315
  • Aufsichtsverfahren, Schiedsfähigkeit, § 599 ZPO und der Entscheid des OGH 05 HG.2011.28 (LES 2011, 187) (Supervisory proceedings, arbitrability, § 599 Civil Procedure Code and the Supreme Court Decision 05 HG.2011.28), Liechtensteinische Juristen-Zeitung 2012, p. 24 
  • Die Auswirkungen des neuen § 634 ZPO in Liechtenstein (The effects of the new § 634 Civil Procedure Code in Liechtenstein), in: F. Schurr (Pub.), Der Generationenwechsel in der Stiftungs-landschaft, Schultheiss Verlag, Zürich 2012; p. 137 
  • Die Liechtensteinische Schiedsordnung (The Liechtenstein Rules of Arbitration), Editions Weblaw, Bern 2013, ISBN 978-3-906029-58-0 (Print) und 978-3-906029-59-7 (Online), Co-author
  • Chambers Legal Practice Guides 2014: Litigation, chapter Liechtenstein, p. 781-791
  • Liechtenstein: Verjährung bei Beratungshaftung im Bereich der fondsgebundenen Lebensversicherung (The limitation period for wrongful advice in the field of unit-linked life insurance policies), ZfRV, Juni 2015, Seite 133 ff
  • Consumer Protection in Arbitration Proceedings in Liechtenstein, Austrian Yearbook on International Arbitration 2016, Vienna 2016, p. 21 et seq.