Representative Legal Matters
Advising Swiss bank in connection with the implementation of the new FIDLEG regulation.
Representing numerous financial institutions and their management in connection with FINMA-proceedings.
Advising a number of financial institutions on financial crime risk assessments, policies and procedures.
Advising Swiss payment systems in connection with regulatory matters.
Advising banks and traders on new derivatives and trading regulations, and trading venues in connection with new regulatory requirements.
Advising numerous investment funds on legal matters in connection with administration and distribution of funds.
Represented UBS Switzerland AG in connection with several structured finance transactions.
Represented Aduno Holding AG and other Swiss corporates in connection with a syndicated credit facility, arranged by major Swiss banks.
Represented Notenstein Privatbank AG in the acquisition of client portfolios from LBBW (Schweiz) AG.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Zurich Bar Association
- Swiss Bar Association
- Zurich~Switzerland (2005)
- Columbia University (New York) (LL.M. Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar) (2009)
- University of Zurich (Dr. iur.) (2002)
- University of Fribourg (lic. iur.) (1999)
- University of Bordeaux (Certificate European Studies) (1997)
Co-editor and author, Commentary on Swiss Financial Services Act (FIDLEG) - appears in Schulthess 2020
Co-editor and author, Commentary on Swiss Financial Institutions Act (FINIG) - appears in Schulthess 2020
Co-editor and author, Commentary on Swiss Financial Market Infrastructure Act (FinfraG) , Schulthess 2016
Co-editor and author, Commentary on Swiss Intermediated Securities Act (BEG), Schulthess 2012
Div. other commentaries, articles and newsletters
Speaker, “Financial Services – Fit für 2019,” Baker McKenzie Financial Services Lunch Briefing, January 2019
Speaker, Loan Market Association (LMA), Zurich Seminar, February 2018
Speaker, “Securitisation Roundtable,” Baker McKenzie Banking & Finance Practice Group Meeting, January 2018
Speaker, “Compliance Funktion vor einem Paradigmenwechsel,“ Europa Institut Zürich, 4. Tagung zur Compliance im Finanzdienstleistungsbereich, November 2017
Div. other speaking engagements