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Industry Group Banking, Finance and Regulations

Banking and finance law forms one of the core competences of our law firm specializing in commercial matters. We advise and represent financial institutions in Switzerland and abroad as well as insurance companies and other financial service providers. We also support investors and state institutions in national and international transactions as well as in structuring processes and regulatory issues. Compliance aspects are a particular focus of our work. On your behalf, our expert lawyers obtain approvals, document processes and advise you on the introduction of new products. We are also happy to assist you in the implementation of investment funds and other financial products.

Our consultations are always designed with economic aspects and high efficiency in mind. Our goal is to help our clients anticipate problems and minimize risks. In doing so, our clients benefit from our extensive expertise in the area of finance and the financial market.

In the field of asset management, Teichmann International (Schweiz) AG advises asset managers, custodian banks and more in all tax, regulatory and legal matters. We maintain an international network that guarantees our clients comprehensive and holistic advice and innovative solutions. Among other things, we advise investors and providers on civil law and regulatory matters and answer questions on the provision of financial services and the offering of financial products, for example in connection with licenses. International insurance and reinsurance companies also benefit from our expertise.

Teichmann International (Schweiz) AG provides competent and efficient support to multinational companies in the planning and conduct of internal investigations. We ensure the experienced representation of clients in official investigations and enforcement proceedings. At the same time, we offer legal advice on issues such as anti-money laundering and prevention, regulatory misconduct, fraud prevention, employee offences, bribery, breach of banking secrecy, insider trading, market manipulation, sanctions, tax offences, antitrust issues and more. In doing so, technical challenges are taken into account by our experts and aspects of cybercrime are considered. Through our contacts with related service providers, we are well aware of the investigative methods of law enforcement and regulatory authorities and can thus offer you the best possible advice.

Furthermore, Teichmann International (Schweiz) AG offers comprehensive and holistic advice. This also includes topics such as collective investment schemes and structured products, investment funds and financial products. In particular, we advise on the structuring, establishment, taxation, regulation and documentation of investment funds and structured products as well as investments of all kinds. Our clients often consult us in the context of authorization, licensing and notification procedures or in the listing of structured products and derivatives.

Our experts have a profound and far-reaching understanding of the products and services of financial institutions. In the area of FinTech, Teichmann International (Schweiz) AG supports start-ups and entrepreneurs by providing innovative legal advice on the implementation of their growth objectives. In FinTech projects, our focus is particularly on regulatory aspects. We always work closely with our clients and coordinate international structures.

In the context of insolvency and restructuring proceedings, our experts advise companies, their governing bodies, investors and lenders on reorganizations and legal disputes. In doing so, we always strive to find optimal and creative solutions to their problems. In doing so, we draw on our in-depth expertise in financial, tax, capital markets and real estate law as well as dispute resolution, acquisitions and mergers or investigations. Restructuring and insolvency proceedings in particular are often very emotional. In this tense situation, we work side by side with our clients to assist them with complex issues at all stages of the restructuring process.

Teichmann International (Schweiz) AG is also excellently positioned in the field of wealth management. Our associated management consultancy, Teichmann International AG, offers comprehensive services in this area as well as family office services. Furthermore, we support financial institutions in the structuring and development of their products and services and advise them on regulatory and contractual matters.

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