Project Description

Diego studied law at the University in Zurich and was admitted to the bar as an attorney at law and notary of the Canton of Zug in 2005. He has extensive experience in practising corporate and commercial law, inheritance law and contract law. Diego also gained profound knowledge in the area of finance and accounting at the University of Lucerne (CAS). Furthermore, he is a member to the Swiss Blockchain Federation’s working group „STO” (“security token offerings”).


Diego is involved in various digitization projects of legal services and blockchain projects (including the establishment of companies using block chain technology, digitization of assets, self-sovreign identity).

Languages: German, English


  • Notarization law
  • Contract law
  • Corporate and trade law
  • Foundation law
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Succession, contracts of inheritance and execution of wills
  • Blockchain, Legaltech, Regtech
  • Startups


  • since 2020 Partner at Kaiser Odermatt & Partner AG, Zug
  • 2015 – 2020 Partner at Zwicky Windlin & Partner, Zug
  • 2005 – 2015 lawyer and notary at Zwicky Windlin & Partner, Zug
  •  2012 University of Luzern CAS of financing and accounting
  • 2003 – 2004 Local Zug law firm, Attorney Trainee
  • 2003 Bureau of Internal Affairs, Conaton of Zug
  • 2002 Universitiy of Zurich, lic iur. (law degree)
  • 1996 Maturity (typus C) at Kantonsschule Zug, Zug


  • SAV (Swiss Bar association), member
  • Advokatenverein des Kantons Zug (Zug Bar Association), member
  • Registered at the Cantonal Bar Register of Zug
  • Joint Chamber of Commerce Switzerland – CIS, member
  • British Swiss Chamber of Commerce – BSCC, member
  • Crypto Valley Association, member
  • Board member and authorized signatory mandates of several companies
  • Internationaler Wirtschaftsrat e.V., Berlin, member
  • Board member of the very first Swiss company (Drakkensberg AG) incorporated based on blockchain technology (reference is made to digitalSwitzerland, media news here 1 | 2)
  • Disruption Disciples, member
  • Swiss Blockchain Federation, member
  • Cooperation with the University of Applied Science St. Gallen in the research project “Independent Evaluation Framework for Security Tokens” (InnoSuisse)
  • JusClub Zug, member

Deals & Cases

Revision of circulars of the SBF

20. October 2021|

We are pleased to announce that Diego Benz of Kaiser Odermatt & Partner AG has collaborated with other experts in the revision of circulars of the Swiss Blockchain Federation. The revised circulars provide a

50th digital foundation in the canton of Zug

22. February 2021|

The Zug Commercial Registry Office has registered the 50th company in cooperation with the partners from the digitalisation project "digitalise foundig process" (IBM, dvbern, Proxeus, VZ VermögensZentrum, and Kaiser Odermatt & Partner). Diego

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