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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...

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...

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...

10.04.2017 - HSW Legal is delighted to announce that our partner Lukas Weinmann has been ranked as a leading lawyer investment funds Switzerland in the Chambers Global and Europe 2017 Guides (Band 4). Commentary in the Chambers Global and Europe 2017 Guides: “Lukas Weinmann of HSW Legal is "highly experienced for any kind of regulatory issues related to traditional collective investment schemes and...

20.03.2017 – HSW Legal becomes new member of the Swiss Funds & Asset Management Association SFAMA. We are looking forward to actively represent the interests of our clients and to contribute our long-standing experience to maintain and further improve the framework conditions for the asset management industry as well as the production and the distribution of collective investment schemes in Switzerland. In...

01.03.2017 - We are very much delighted to announce that our Partner Stefan Simon has entered the list of 30 most influential personalities in structured products in Switzerland 2017 published by Derivative Partners in their 8th edition of the Swiss Yearbook for Structured Products. The yearbook contains everything one needs to know about structured products in Switzerland and a who's who in the Swiss market...

10.12.16 - We are pleased to welcome Sven Zimmermann as paralegal at our law firm. Sven will strengthen HSW Solutions to ensure a continued strong offering and development of practical and cost-effective solutions in standard matters. Sven will be deployed for REGULATORY SOLUTIONS and LISTING SOLUTIONS with strong practice focuses on the registration and maintenance of registration of foreign collective investment...