Rolf H. Weber

Prof. Dr. iur.
Attorney at law Of Counsel
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Rolf H. Weber advises companies as well as private individuals in particular on international banking law, antitrust law, corporate law, IT- and Internet law, blockchain law (crypto assets) as well as media law. He is a professor at the University of Zurich, works as an arbitrator and is an expert for state authorities.

Admitted to the Swiss Bar since 1978.
  • Attorney-at-Law/Consultant at Bratschi Ltd., Zurich (since 1995)
  • Professor of civil, business and European law at the University of Zurich (1995-2016)
  • Professor (titular) at the University of Zurich (1992)
  • Private lecturer at the University of Zurich (1986)
  • Partner Wiederkehr Forster, Zurich (1985-1995)
  • Attorney Wiederkehr Forster, Zurich (1982-1984)
  • Visiting Scholar Harvard University (1980-1981)
  • University of Zurich (Dr. iur.) (1979)
  • University of Zurich (lic. iur.) (1975)
  • Ombudsman in financial services disputes of the Swiss Arbitration Centre
  • Member of the Board of Swiss Blockchain Federation
  • Expert of Federal Council for the new DLT-Act and to the topic of «data processing and data security»
  • Chairman of the Appeals Board of the SIX Swiss Exchange
  • Co-director of Blockchain Center at the University of Zurich
  • Co-director of Center for Information, Society, and Law at the University of Zurich (since 2015), before director of the Center for Information and Communication Law
  • Co-director of the University Research Priority Program Financial Market Regulation (since 2013)
  • Member of the Board at the European Institute of the University of Zurich
  • Author of a large number of publications (books, essays)
  • recommended for «Data privacy and data protection» by Legal500 (2023)
  • recommended for «Information Technology Law», «Media Law», «Technology Law» and «Telecommunications Law» by Best Lawyers (2022)
  • recommended for «Information Technology Law», «Media Law», «Technology Law» and «Telecommunications Law» by Best Lawyers (2021)
  • Honorary Chair of the National Tsing Hua University Taiwan)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Member of several University organizations

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