Eric Favre has joined the firm as Counsel in January 2020 after being an associate with a major Swiss business law firm and an inhouse legal advisor with the Swiss banking subsidiary of a major US Firm, both in Geneva.
Eric Favre’s activities focus on all matters of regulatory and private law in asset management, investment and banking matters. He furthermore advises in all areas of business law, such as financings, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters.
After completing his legal education in Geneva, he was admitted to the Geneva Bar in 2003 and trained at a major Geneva business law firm. He then has been an attorney-at-law in the banking and finance, and the investment products and services teams of Switzerland’s largest law firm, for five years. Then, in order to perfect his business and finance knowledge, he completed a full-time MBA at the London Business School in 2013. Then, in order to get industry exposure, Eric has been a Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, with the Swiss banking subsidiary of a major US Firm.
Rankings & Awards
- “Quick and pragmatic solutions” – IFLR 1000, 2021-22
Education & Admission
- The London Business School, MBA (2013)
- Admitted to the bar in Geneva (2003)
Memberships and public offices
- Geneva Bar Association (GdA)
- Premières réglementations suisses contraignantes en matière d’ESG | 20.07.2022
- CRYPTOMONNAIES au XXIè Siècle, Quo Vadis ? | 31.01.2022
- La Suisse doit se positionner dans le private equity. Mais comment le faire bien ? | 09.07.2021
- New ESG regulations: practical challenges for all Swiss asset managers | 13.04.2021
“Quick and pragmatic solutions”
Bilan, Opinions, Finance, 31 janvier 2022
Bilan, 03. juillet 2021
Speaker at Academy & Finance Event, Fairmont Grand Hotel Geneva, Wednesday 24 March 2021
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Préparation LSFin : comment répondre aux attentes principales de la FINMA
Contrôles internes et documentation des obligations LSFin : mode d’emploi
Nous renforçons notre équipe à Genève avec une nouvelle Associée et un nouveau Conseil
We are reinforcing our team with a new Partner and a new Counsel in Geneva
Adoption by the Swiss Federal Council of its Message amending the CISA to create the Limited Qualified Investor Fund (L-QIF)
Following our Newsletter dated 23 January 2020 in which we summarised the main characteristics of the L-QIF and indicated that the relevant consultation process had ended on 17 October 2019, we are now pleased to announce that the Federal Council has, on 19 August 2020, adopted the Message amending the Collective Investment Schemes Act (“CISA”) together with the relevant draft modified dispositions of CISA.More
Introduction of the Limited Qualified Investor Fund (L-QIF) through upcoming modification of the Swiss Collective Investment Schemes Act (CISA)
As modifications of the CISA have just been implemented on 1 January 2020 with the entry into force of two new pieces of legislation, the Financial Services Act and the Financial Institutions Act, we take this opportunity to highlight an upcoming change to CISA (no set date yet) that may be of interest to you.More