In an ever-changing regulatory framework, banks, security dealers, (re)insurers, pension funds, asset managers or other financial services providers are looking to provide their services without boundaries whilst remaining within the limits of the legal landscape. With our multidisciplinary international team, we can help you face these challenges.
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Operating your business in the complex regulatory landscape confronts you with different challenges: “Do I need a license to perform my services?”, “Can I distribute my products from EU countries into Switzerland or from Switzerland to an EU country?“ and “Which services can I outsource?”. Such questions require an integrated approach, combining legal and tax advice.
Multidisciplinary international team
Our multidisciplinary team consist of experts who can assist you with all aspects of your business, from obtaining the required license to reviewing your tax structure and structuring and drafting contractual documentation. Our Swiss team forms part of our firm wide international practice groups combining knowledge and experience in all our home markets. Therefore, we can also assist you with advice on EU legislation, providing you with more than just a Swiss perspective.
How can we help
Our experienced team can assist with obtaining regulatory approvals and licenses, complying with the regulatory requirements (including AML), adapting to upcoming regulatory changes in Switzerland and the EU (e.g. FINFRAG/FIDLEG/FINIG, MiFID II/MiFIR), as well as with the set-up of your in- or outbound cross-border business in financial services.
JudithRaijmakersAttorney at law Partner
Judith Raijmakers, attorney at law, is a partner in our Zurich and Luxembourg offices. She focusses on finance transactions including acquisition financing, asset financing, real estate and transportation financing, debt (re)structuring and debt issuances.T: +41 43 434 67 00 M: +41 79 870 91 03 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
LeaHungerbühlerAttorney at law Associate
Lea Hungerbühler, attorney at law, is an associate in our Zurich office. She focusses on Swiss and European Union financial services regulation and in banking and investment law.T: +41 43 434 67 18 M: +41 79 478 35 53 E: email@example.com
Andrea HuberAttorney at law Local Partner
Andrea Huber, attorney at law, is a local partner in our Zurich office. She focuses on banking, in particular asset and wealth management, financial services and regulatory, capital markets and derivatives.T: +41 43 434 67 28 M: +41 79 671 30 18 E: firstname.lastname@example.org