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31.12.2018 - We are pleased to announce that HSW Legal joins Walder Wyss Ltd, Zurich, to strengthen their investment management and funds practice as of January 1st, 2019. Walder Wyss is a renowned business law firm founded in 1972 with offices in all major Swiss cities and has gained its reputation as a true one-stop shop for all the legal needs a corporate financial...

03.08.2018 - Delighted to share that our partners Lukas Weinmann and Urs Hofer co-authored the Switzerland chapter for Getting the Deal Through - Fund Management 2018. Getting the Deal Through works with many of the best lawyers and law firms in the world to bring together a unique legal information resource, written by experts on each subject area, in every significant...

20.06.2018 - Our partner Urs Hofer discusses the ramifications of the new Financial Services Act (FinSA or FIDLEG) and the Financial Institutions Act (FinIA or FINIG) on collective investment schemes and asset managers in the current issue of B2B Magazine, the Swiss magazine for collective investments and pension solutions. Urs Hofer's contribution to a panel of legal and regulatory experts interviewed in the B2B Magazine about...

15.06.2018 – After around two and a half years of debate, the Swiss Parliament adopted the Financial Services Act (FinSA or FIDLEG) and the Financial Institutions Act (FinIA or FINIG) in today’s final vote. The new laws are subject to an optional referendum. It is expected that the Federal Council will put the acts into force as of the beginning of 2020...

24.05.2018 – Today, our partner Stefan Simon joins a distinguished panel of speakers to discuss the particular challenges posed by the current and possible further waves of national and international financial regulation at the Exchange Traded Product Day 2018 organized by SIX Swiss Exchange and taking place at the SIX ConventionPoint in Zurich. The panel including legal and regulatory experts...

15.05.2018 – HSW Legal is delighted to announce that our partner Lukas Weinmann has been ranked as a leading lawyer in Investment Funds in the Chambers Global and Europe 2018 Guides (Band 4) for the second year running. We are pleased that his outstanding reputation in the fund industry and his dedication for his clients has been recognised again in this year’s...

10.03.2018 – We are delighted to announce that HSW Legal is named for the first time in Chambers Europe 2018 as an “Other Noted Firm” in Investment Funds. This recognition puts us in great company with a handful of well-established law firms active in this field in Switzerland. Chambers Europe honour national and international European law firms on an annual basis...

08.02.2018 – HSW Legal is delighted to announce that our Partner Stefan Simon has been named in the list of 30 most influential personalities in structured products in Switzerland 2018 for the second year running. This year Stefan is the highest ranked lawyer to make the list. The ranking published by Derivative Partners in their Swiss Yearbook for Structured Products 2018...

01.12.2017 - HSW Legal wants to thank all our clients, colleagues and friends for a great year. Join us for warming winter refreshments and good company. When: 11 December 2017, from 18.00 to 22.00 Where: The Barber Paradox, Rennweg 32/34, Zurich ...

10.10.2017 - As a member of the expert panel for today’s Friends of Funds forum on the topic “New Swiss financial market law - What lies ahead?” our partner Stefan Simon will shed light on the immediate effects of FinSA and FinIA on Swiss collective investment schemes law. Stefan Simon and the other panelists will discuss in particular the proposed...