Dr. Thierry Amy
Dr. Thierry Amy

Dr. Thierry Amy

Partner, Lausanne

12 avenue des Toises | P.O. Box 140 | CH-1001 Lausanne | Switzerland
12 avenue des Toises | P.O. Box 140 | CH-1001 Lausanne | Switzerland
T +41 58 552 04 31
thierry.amy@mll-legal.com

Profile

Thierry Amy’s practice focuses on banking & finance regulatory law, on the management of complex litigation cases and on various financing projects, including in the context of public private partnership. He has also developed a broad expertise in real estate mattes in Western Switzerland. He usually assists banking and financial institutions of all sizes, FinTech actors, private investors as well as public authorities in their project.

Thierry Amy’s expertise covers a large range of regulatory, investment and financing issues, including their related governance, both in the private and the public law sectors. Thierry Amy benefits from an in-depth knowledge of the economic fabric of the canton of Vaud, acquired during his political career and has an extensive network with cantonal regulatory and political authorities. His clients are both private and public players active in industry sectors such as financial services, blockchain technologies, public services and real estate.

Thierry Amy is recognized as a banking & finance leading lawyer both with Chambers Global & Europe since 2015 and Leagl500 EMEA since 2009.





Rankings & Awards

  • “Thierry Amy [  ] receives strong praise for his handling of banking and regulatory matters. He advises o anti-money laundering regulations, license application for financial services companies and compliance with Swiss regulations for ICOs. Sources praise his ability to provide clear explanations of complex legal issues and say that “he is very dedicated to his clients” – Leading Lawyer in Banking & Finance by Chambers Global & Europe
  • “Thierry Amy whose “realistic, practical advice” shows “great strategic vision” is recommended”, as well as in 2012 in Corporate Disputes and Insolvency and Corporate Recovery fields in which he demonstrates “an excellent strategic vision” – Leading Lawyer in Banking & Finance by Legal 500 EMEA

Deals & Cases

  • Advised Crédit Agricole SA, in Paris, on various Swiss capital market law issues.
  • Assisted a prominent cantonal bank in various litigation cases before the civil courts in Western Switzerland.
  • Assistance to a leading forex and bullion dealer based in France and in Switzerland on its legal and regulatory obligations and during investigations led by the FINMA Enforcement division upon request of a foreign prudential supervisory authority.

Education & Admission

  • President of Lausanne Région (2021)
  • Syndic (Mayor) of Cugy (2016)
  • Admitted to the Bar of canton of Vaud (1999)
  • University of Lausanne, Dr. jur. (1998)
  • University of Lausanne, Law licence (1993)

Memberships and public offices

  • Swiss Bar Association (FSA)
  • Vaud Bar Association (OAV)
  • President of Lausanne Région
  • Syndic of Cugy
  • Association Vaudoise des Banques (AVB)
  • Innovaud
  • Chambre Vaudoise du Commerce et de l’Industrie (CVCI)
  • Swiss Association of Real Estate Securitization Professionals (COPTIS)
  • Société suisse des Juristes (SSJ)
  • Centre du droit de l’entreprise de l’Université de Lausanne (CEDIDAC)
  • Association genevoise de droit des affaires (AGDA)

Languages

  • French
  • English
  • German

Publications

“Thierry Amy whose “realistic, practical advice” shows “great strategic vision” is recommended”, as well as in 2012 in Corporate Disputes and Insolvency and Corporate Recovery fields in which he demonstrates “an excellent strategic vision”

Leading Lawyer in Banking & Finance by Legal 500 EMEA