Anne Veerpalu

Anne Veerpalu is our exclusively recommended Cryptocurrency Services expert in Estonia on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Anne directly using the contact details listed above.

Anne has long-term experience in advising local and international clients on all aspects related to corporate law, private equity and mergers and acquisitions.

She is a visiting assistant professor at the University of Tartu IT Law programme. She runs a Tech Start-up Legal Clinic and is a respected advisor of high-growth companies. Anne is also a co-organiser of Estonian Legal Hackers Meetups and an avid blockchain technology enthusiast.

She speaks and works in Estonian and English languages. Anne also serves as a member of the Legal Committee of Estonian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association.

Firm Overview:

We are a law firm with a Nordic profile and a global mindset. Our primary market covers the Nordic/Baltic region and Northern Europe, in particular Germany. NJORD has 200 employees at five offices – in Aarhus, Copenhagen, Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius.

  • 120 LAWYERS

NJORD works for companies and authorities in Denmark, the Nordic region and Germany, and for a number of our global clients, we function as a gateway to the entire Nordic/Baltic region. Many of them use NJORD on a continuous basis as a Nordic problem solver, and as a result, we conduct a considerable number of cases across national borders.

Estonia, a country in Northern Europe, borders the Baltic Sea and Gulf of Finland. Including more than 1,500 islands, its diverse terrain spans rocky beaches, old-growth forest and many lakes. Formerly part of the Soviet Union, it’s dotted with castles, churches and hilltop fortresses. The capital, Tallinn, is known for its preserved Old Town, museums and the 314m-high Tallinn TV Tower, which has an observation deck.

Raymond J. Bär

As a former President of the Board of Directors of Julius Baer Group AG Raymond J. Baer brings extensive know-how in strategic planning. Raymond J. Baer led various roles within the Julius Baer Group and was most recently active as the Director of Private Banking and a member of the Management Committee. He also held office in leading organizations such as the Swiss Bankers Association (SBA), the Association of Swiss Asset and Wealth Management Banks and the Regulatory Board of the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Current Mandates:

  • Since 2016 Deloitte AG, Zurich Member of the Advisory Council
  • Since 2015 Benecare Foundation, Liechtenstein President of the Board of Trustees
  • Since 2010 Lorange Institute of Business Zurich Member of the Advisory Council
  • Since 2008 World’s President Organization Member
  • Since 2004 Pension Fund of the Julius Baer Group President of the Board of Trustees
  • Since 2001 Swiss American Chamber of Commerce – Financial Services Chapter Board President
  • Since 1997 Two private foundations Member of the Investment Committees

Former Mandates (Selection):

  • 2007 – 2014 University of St. Gallen Member of the Alumni Advisory Board
  • 2005 – 2012 Swiss Finance Institute Member of the Board of Trustees
  • 2003 – 2012 Association of Swiss Commercial and Investment Banks President
  • 2002 – 2005 Swiss Banking School Chairman of the Board of Trustees
  • 1999 – 2012 Swiss Bankers Association 2002 – 2012 Member of the Committee of the Governing Board 1999 – 2012 Member of the Board
  • 1999 – 2010 SIX Swiss Exchange Member of the Regulatory Board
  • 1999 – 2005 Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce Member of the Board
  • 1995 – 2007 Cancer Society of the Canton of Zurich Member of the Managing Committee
  • 1993 – 2010 American Swiss Foundation Member of the Advisory Board
  • 1990 – 1997 Young Presidents’ Organisation (YPO) Member in New York and Zurich