Prof. Dr. Rashid Bahar

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Rashid Bahar's practice focuses on banking, finance and capital markets. He regularly advises Swiss and foreign banks and securities dealers on transactional and regulatory matters. He is often involved in M&A transactions and complex financings, where he advises both lenders and borrowers. Rashid Bahar has extensively published and is regularly invited to speak on these issues.

Rashid Bahar is also an associate professor at the University of Geneva, where he teaches corporate and capital markets law. He is a member of the executive committee of the Center for Banking and Financial Law and of the committee of the LL.M. course in Banking and Finance, both at the University of Geneva. He was appointed as an expert member of the working group of the Federal Department of Finance responsible for the drafting of a new Federal Act of Financial Services (FIDLEG).

Languages

English, French, German

Curriculum

  • Partner of Bär & Karrer (since 2012)
  • Harvard Law School: LL.M. (2007)
  • Associate at a Swiss law firm (2001-2005)
  • Senior Research Assistant at the Center for Banking and Financial Law, University of Geneva (2004-2006)
  • Associate at Bär & Karrer (since 2005)
  • Harvard Law School: Visiting Researcher (2003-2004)
  • University of Geneva: Dr. iur. (2003)
  • Research and Teaching Assistant to Prof. Rita Trigo Trindade (2001-2003)
  • University of Geneva: D.E.S (2000)
  • Admitted to the Geneva Bar (2000)
  • Trainee at a Swiss law firm (1998-2000)
  • University of Geneva: lic. iur. (1998)

Memberships and Public Offices

  • Association genevoise de droit des affaires
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV/FSA)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Swiss Lawyers Association
  • Associate professor at the University of Geneva

Contact Details

Prof. Dr. Rashid Bahar
Bär & Karrer AG
Brandschenkestrasse 90
CH-8027 Zurich
Switzerland

T: +41 58 261 53 92
F: +41 58 263 53 92
M: +41 58 262 53 92
rashid.bahar@baerkarrer.ch

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Deals & Cases

07.12.2015
Bär & Karrer Advises the Underwriters on the CHF 4.7 Billion Rights Offering by Credit Suisse Group AG more »
14.07.2014
Successful Placement of CHF 110 Million 2.875% Perpetual Additional Tier 1 Subordinated Bonds by Banque Cantonale de Genève more »
05.11.2013
IPO of Cembra Money Bank AG (formerly: GE Money Bank AG) more »
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Publications

FinTech – Federal Council Opens Consultation, Bär & Karrer Briefing February 2017 … Download »
Corporate Law Reform, Bär & Karrer Briefing November 2016 … Download »
FinTech – Proposed Regulation to Lower Market Entry Barriers, Bär & Karrer Briefing November 2016 … Download »
Bahar Rashid - more publications

Speaking Engagements

Kundensegmentierung GesKR-Tagung: FIDLEG und FINIG (Veranstalter: GesKR), 2. Dezember 2016, Zürich … more »
Finanzmarktinfrastrukturgesetz in der praktischen Umsetzung - ein Erfahrungsbericht St. Galler Tagung zur Finanzmarktregulierung – Aktuelle Rechtsprobleme, 22. Nove … more »
Switzerland, an example for the United Kingdom after the Brexit? 60th General Assembly of the Association Europeenne d'Etudes Juridiques et Fisca … more »
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