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Banking, Finance & Insurance

Switzerland is one of the world’s leading financial markets. Through their market position and innovative power, Switzerland’s banks, insurers, asset managers, investment firms, FinTech companies and other financial services providers play a major role in industry trends around the world.

Walder Wyss contributes to the success of the Swiss financial services industry. Our lawyers have a profound knowledge of and extensive experience in legal advisory work, accompanying transactions across the entire spectrum of financial services.

Our understanding of all aspect of FinTech matters helps to drive efficiencies: Having worked closely with financial market infrastructures, banks and other financial service providers as well unregulated FinTech start-ups in relation to e-money and payment services, cryptocurrency and blockchain projects, artificial intelligence, robotics, big data and cyber security, we have gained in-debt experience and set new standards.

Our insurance team of highly experienced lawyers with wide industry knowledge advises domestic and foreign primary insurers and reinsurers on all legal aspects relevant for the insurance sector, with a special focus on transactional as well as product-related and regulatory matters. We have longstanding experience in structuring distribution channels from beginning to end, including insurance intermediary channels. We assist our clients with compensation models, competition law issues, and cross-border distribution schemes.

"Highly skilled. Great legal expertise."
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