Marco Balmelli

Marco Balmelli

Dr. iur., Attorney at Law and Notary Public, Partner

marco.balmelli@kellerhals-carrard.ch

Hirschgaesslein 11
CH-4010 Basel

Tel +41 58 200 30 00

Fax +41 58 200 30 11

Assistant:

Aline Imperiale

aline.imperiale@kellerhals-carrard.ch


Dr. Marco Balmelli advises clients in national and international M&A-transactions and Joint Ventures. He is an experienced corporate lawyer, specialised in advising entrepreneurs and companies. He is president and member of the board of directors of several national and international companies. Dr. Marco Balmelli acts as an arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS/TAS) in Lausanne and is a recognized specialist in sports law. His preferred fields of practice are furthermore real estate law and commercial criminal law.

Marco Balmelli also practices as Notary Public of the Canton of Basel-City.


Practice areas
  • M&A, corporate
  • Arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS/TAS) in Lausanne, sports law
  • Real estate law
Practice groups
  • M&A, capital markets and corporate
  • Construction, real estate and industrial facilities
  • Notariat
  • Sports law
Education
  • 1998: Notary Public
  • 1997: Bar exam
  • 1996: Dr. iur., Universities of Basel and Lausanne
  • 1993: lic. iur.
Experience / Career
  • 1999: Legal Counsel with Chiomenti Studio Legale, Milano
  • 1996-1999: Legal Counsel with Swiss Bank Corporation
  • 1993-1996: Academic assistant at the University of Basel, Department Prof. Dr. Mark Pieth  and Prof. Dr. Adrian Staehelin
Languages
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
Memberships
  • Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
Further activities
  • Arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS/TAS) in Lausanne
  • Member of several Boards of Directors of national and international companies
  • Member of the Foundation Board of the Basel Institute on Governance
Board memberships
  • Member of board of directors with several national and international companies
Media / Rankings / Awards
  • Empfohlen in den Bereichen Gesellschaftsrecht, M&A von Legal500 und Chambers

  • Global Law Experts: Swiss Law Firm of the Year 2012

  • Empfohlen von Swiss Lawyers des Jahres

Publications and presentations
  • Monographien
    BALMELLI, Die Bestechungstatbestände des schweizerischen Strafgesetzbuches, Bern 1996 (Diss. Basel 1996)

  • Amstutz/Breitschmid et al. (Hrsg.), Handkommentar zum Schweizer Privatrecht, Basel u.a. 2007/2012
    Kommentierung von Art. 516 bis 529 O

  • BALMELLI, Entschädigung von Sportlern: Erscheinungsformen, rechtliche Qualifikation und Vertragsgestaltung, in: Arter/Baddeley (Hrsg.), Sport und Recht, Bern 2007

  • Anmerkungen zu Überprüfung des Auswahlverfahrens zur Olympiateilnahme, Spurt 2006 (mit Andrea Schmutz)

  • Rechtsfolge bei Absage bzw. Verschiebung von Sportgrossveranstaltungen unter Schweizer Recht, Spurt 2005 (mit Oliver Kronenberg)

  • Ausländerklauseln im Schweizer Spitzensport aus Athletensicht, in: jusletter vom 29. März 2004

  • Auswirkungen des Personenfreizügigkeitsabkommens auf Ausländerklauseln im Schweizer Spitzensport, Spurt 4/2002 (mit PD Dr. Pascal Grolimund), S. 171 ff.

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