Dr. Stephanie Walter

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Stephanie Walter's practice focuses on banking, insurance and financial market laws as well as on the area of collective investment schemes. She assists Swiss and foreign banks, asset managers, managers of collective investment schemes, insurance companies and other financial institutions in regulatory matters and proceedings (including before U.S. authorities) as well as in FinTech and contract matters.

Furthermore, she advises clients on M&A transactions and large-scale internal investigations.

Drawing from her secondments at Goldman Sachs and at FINMA's Fintech-Desk as well as her former professional activities for various companies, Stephanie has practical experience in the financial services and blockchain industry and understands the client's needs also from a market and customer-oriented perspective. As a former law clerk at the Swiss Federal Administrative Court she has expertise in proceedings before administrative authorities and in dealing with regulators.

LanguesAllemand, Anglais
  • Secondment at the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA, FinTech Desk (September 2022 - January 2023)
  • Columbia Law School, New York: LL.M. in Global Business Law (2022)
  • Secondment at Goldman Sachs Bank (March 2021 - September 2021)
  • University of St. Gallen: Dr. iur. (2019)
  • Associate at Bär & Karrer (since 2016)
  • Research Assistant to Prof. Dr. Peter Hettich, Institute of Public Finance, Fiscal Law and Law & Economics (IFF-HSG) (2015-2016)
  • Admission to the Bar, St. Gallen (2015)
  • Law clerk at the Swiss Federal Administrative Court, Division II, Public Economic Law (2013-2014)
  • Junior Associate at a business law firm, Zurich (2012-2013)
  • University of St. Gallen: M.A. HSG in Law and Economics (2012)
  • Universidad Torcuato di Tella, Buenos Aires, Argentina: Exchange term, participation in the MBA program (2012)
  • Trainee at Credit Suisse, Zurich (2009)
  • University of St. Gallen: B.A. HSG in Business Administration (2009)
  • Trainee at Lindt & Sprungli, Zurich (2008)
  • Singapore Management University: Exchange term (2007)
  • Trainee at Dow Chemical, Zurich (2005)
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