Asset Management

We regularly advise asset managers and fund sponsors on subjects ranging from regulation  to contractual matters and ongoing compliance.

Areas of expertise

  • FINMA licensing of portfolio managers and managers of collective investment schemes and of pension funds, fund management companies, representatives of foreign funds, registration as client advisors
  • Domestic and cross-border distribution
  • Documentation and issuance of listed and unlisted investment products, including structured products ,
  • Tax advice
  • Asset management agreements, advisory agreements, distribution and custody agreements
  • Compliance advice for fund management companies, Swiss pension funds, insurance companies and their managers and advisors
  • Managed accounts
  • Compliance and support connection with anti-money laundering regulations
  • Enforcement proceeding

Other relevant areas

Investment Funds | Debt & Equity Capital Markets  | Structured Finance & Lending | Trade & Commodity Finance | Aviation & Ship Finance | Islamic Finance | Derivatives, Structured ProductsFinancial Services & Regulatory | General Legal Documentation & Transaction Support | Regulatory & Compliance Support | FinTech | Private Banking | Payment Services

“High know how. Good connections. Very good understanding of business. Very good understanding of payments. High level of commitment/part of the team”

IFLR 1000, 2021-22

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