BMA legal

Banking and financial markets law

We provide assistance to banks, broker/dealers, investment managers, asset managers and independent financial advisors as well as other entities providing financial services, on contractual, regulatory and compliance matters correlated to both the setting up of their activity and the ordinary course of their respective business.

In particular, we advise banks and financial institutions in the choice and establishment of appropriate company structures and obtain the required licenses and/or memberships in order to start their business, in their relationship with the supervisory authority (Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority, FINMA) and self-regulatory organization (SRO), as well as in connection with administrative assistance issues in securities matters.

Our lawyers have developed a significant expertise and know how in matters connected to the due diligence and in the prevention of money laundering issues.

We represent individual and institutional clients in pre-contentious and contentious matters, especially related to aspects of investment management and financial advisory.

Thanks the membership of one of our partners to the board of directors of a self-regulatory organization, we are also actively involved in the procedures for the issuance of new regulatory rules at national level.