Cynthia S. Anderfuhren-Wayne, J.D.

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Cynthia S. Anderfuhren-Wayne, J.D.

Cynthia S. Anderfuhren-Wayne, J.D.

Cynthia S. Anderfuhren-Wayne advises on international cases involving US contract, commercial, corporate, securities, liability, and constitutional law. She was previously an attorney with Nobel & Hug since 1999.

Cynthia S. Anderfuhren-Wayne graduated from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, New York City in 1979 with a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree. She was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1981 and to practice before the Federal District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York in 1983. From 1981 to 1990, Cynthia S. Anderfuhren-Wayne practiced civil litigation in New York state and federal courts. After relocating to Switzerland in 1990, she was legal counsel to the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce. Between 1991 and 1997, Cynthia S. Anderfuhren-Wayne was also a research assistant at the Public Law Seminar of the University of Bern with Professor Walter Kälin. From 1997 to 1999, she was an attorney in the International Legal Affairs Division of the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property.

Cynthia S. Anderfuhren-Wayne has been an adjunct lecturer at the University of Lucerne since May 2005, first in a lecture on Anglo-American legal thought and since 2019 for an introductory course on common law. From 2012 to 2019, she was an adjunct lecturer at the University of Bern, where she taught legal English and selected topics of US law.

US Corporate and Securities Laws Applicable to Foreign Company Listing and Trading

in: Peter Nobel (ed.), Internationales und transnationales Aktienrecht, Band 1: IPR und Grundlagen, 2nd ed., Berne 2012, 406 et seqq.

Family Unity in Immigration and Refugee Matters, United States and European Approaches

International Journal of Refugee Law, Vol. 8 (3), July 1996, 347 et seqq.

Lesser Included Offenses – article for a seminar on prosecution and defence, New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services

Editor-in-chief, Swiss Finance Law and International Standards

published by Peter Nobel, Berne/Den Haag/London/Boston 2002.

Voluntary Repatriation: Schriften vorbereitet im Rahmen einer interdisziplinären Lehrveranstaltung zum Migrationsrecht an der Universität Bern

Die Seite des Instituts – Berichte über die Mitgliedschaft in Staatsverträgen im Bereich der Immaterialgüterrechte, sic!

Author of the monthly column “Recent Cases” in “The Search and Seizure Law Report”

Clark Boardman Co., Ltd.

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Since 2019 lecturer at Universität Luzern for an introductory seminar on Common Law.

Lecturer at Universität Luzern on anglo-american legal thinking

Lecturer at Universität Bern on “Legal English”

Lecturer at Universität Bern on selected topics of US law

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