Daniel Dedeyan

Daniel Dedeyan

Prof. Dr. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law




Direct phone: +41 58 658 53 16

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Daniel Dedeyan is counsel in the Banking and Finance Group of Walder Wyss. He advises national and international clients in matters of banking, financial markets, insurance, corporate, contract as well as trade law. He is representing clients before supervisory authorities and the stock exchange and provides expert opinions. Daniel Dedeyan is specialized, among others, in capital market transactions (public M&A, IPO, etc.) and regulatory matters. In particular he has regularly assisted issuers, investors, financial intermediaries, insurance companies, and fintech companies with the realization of domestic and cross border projects, in proceedings of international mutual assistance in administrative and criminal matters as well as with internal regulatory, criminal, and anti-trust investigations. He publishes and teaches as a professor at Kalaidos Law School (Zurich) and as a private lecturer at the University of Zurich specialising in private and commercial law and, in particular, financial market law.

After his legal studies in Zurich and Rome (lic. iur., 2000) and PhD studies in Zurich and Frankfurt a.M. (Dr. iur., 2003), Daniel Dedeyan graduated in the USA from Yale Law School (LL.M., 2007). Following research fellowships in Germany and the USA, he concluded his post-doc degree at the University of Zurich (PD, Privatdozent, associated with the faculty of law, 2015) and published a book on corporate communication in corporate and financial markets law. Before entering Walder Wyss, he was working in the Zurich office of a leading international law firm.

Daniel Dedeyan works in German and English and has good knowledge of Italian and French. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.

Capital Markets - Switzerland

The Initial Public Offerings Law Review - Chapter Switzerland

Securities Finance 2023 - Chapter Switzerland

The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guides Switzerland - Capital Markets

Swiss corporate and D&O liability in a changing regulatory environment

Liability for corporate communication: New risks from corporate sustainability regulation

Doing Business in Switzerland – A Practical Guide

The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guides: Switzerland – Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)

Climate reporting in Switzerland

Chapter 17 - Switzerland

FINMA gives the go-ahead for SPACs on SIX Swiss Exchange

Chapter 15 - Switzerland

Listing of SMEs in Switzerland – SIX Swiss Exchange launches new trading segment

Revised SIX rules on ad hoc publicity effective as of 1 July 2021

Doing Business in Switzerland – A Practical Guide

FINMA approves SIX and BX as Prospectus Offices – The new Swiss prospectus regime including prospectus review will be mandatory as from December 1st, 2020

The Initial Public Offerings Law Review - Chapter Switzerland

New Rules on Offering and Listing Prospectuses in Switzerland

Civil Liability as a Means to Regulate Financial Markets?, The Case of Ad hoc Publicity

After the Big Bang: New FINMA Guidance and Guidelines on Financial Market Infrastructures

Regulation of Corporate Communication

Transparency for Money?

Power through Signs, Legal Problems of Labels and Certification


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