Banking and Financial Market Law

We specialize on Swiss banking and financial market law, with a focus on prudential banking regulation, recovery and resolution and financial market infrastructure regulation. We are well familiar with EU financial market regulation and understand its application in relation to Switzerland.

Our services include:

  • Representation of banks, securities dealers and collective investment schemes in licensing proceedings
  • Advice on all aspects of prudential regulation, including capital and liquidity requirements; fit and proper rules; organization and risk management
  • Advice on structuring and regulation of innovative financial products and services
  • Recovery and resolution of banks, including bail-in, RRPs and organizational requirements
  • Representing supervised institutions in enforcement proceedings of FINMA and other authorities
  • International mutual administrative and legal assistance in relation to financial services
  • EU financial market law, including application to financial intermediäres in Switzerland and cross-border market access
  • Retail business, including consumer credit, dormant assets or client complaints
  • Compliance, including anti-money laundering regulations, financing of terrorism and sanctions