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Frédéric Bétrisey

He's just the lawyer you want.

Chambers Europe 2016

Has a very pleasant personality.

Client in Chambers Europe 2022

Very skilled, knowledgeable and has a very deep understanding of the banking sector

Client in Chambers Europe 2022

His experience with banks is highly appreciated and he always knows which road to follow.

Client in Chambers Europe 2021

Very professional, very attentive, swift in replying, highly knowledgeable and he is very pleasant and nice.

Client in IFLR1000 2021

Frédéric Betrisey – precise, pragmatic and calm.

Client in Legal 500 2021

It is a pleasure to work with him.

Client in IFLR1000 2021

High availability and quality of work.

Client in IFLR1000 2021

Frédéric Bétrisey has notable competence and strong commitment.

Source in Legal 500 2020

You can have an open conversation with him, he will give you suggestions and new ways of thinking because he has such good knowledge of the area.

Source in Chambers Global 2020

Excellent work, accessibility and meeting challenging deadlines.

Client in IFLR 1000 2020

He has a mastery of banking, good technical and legal competence, and is precise and constructive.

Client in Chambers Europe 2017

Extremely knowledgeable, competent, responsive, quick, to the point and calm.

Chambers Europe 2016

He's just the lawyer you want.

Chambers Europe 2016

Has a very pleasant personality.

Client in Chambers Europe 2022

À propos de

La pratique de Frédéric Bétrisey se déploie principalement dans le domaine du droit bancaire et financier. Il conseille les banques et les emprunteurs sur tous types de transactions bancaires et financières, y compris le financement du commerce et des matières premières, d'acquisitions et d'équipements, le leasing financier, le crédit immobilier et le prêt syndiqué. Il conseille également des institutions financières sur les questions de réglementation bancaire et assiste les intermédiaires financiers dans le cadre de leurs opérations de prêt de titres et de produits dérivés, avec un accent particulier sur les problématiques juridiques et la documentation relatives aux accords de compensation (netting) et à l'émission et la commercialisation de placements collectifs et de produits structurés.

Par ailleurs, Frédéric Bétrisey a étendu sa pratique dans le domaine de la titrisation; dans ce contexte, il conseille des initiateurs, des arrangeurs et des trustees en vue de la titrisation de créances de droit suisse, notamment en matière de prêts hypothécaires résidentiels (transactions RMBS), de crédits à la consommation et de contrats de leasing.

Frédéric Bétrisey est régulièrement invité par l'Université de Fribourg à donner un cours sur le financement des acquisitions, et il enseigne également au Centre suisse de formation des professionnels de l'investissement (AZEK), à Genève.

LanguesFrench, German, English, Italian
Curriculum
  • Partner of Bär & Karrer (since 2018)
  • Partner of a Geneva law firm (2006-2018)
  • Associate at a Geneva law firm (1999-2000 and 2002-2006)
  • Foreign associate at Baker McKenzie, London (2001)
  • Inhouse counsel at the Swiss Federal Banking Commission (1997-1999)
  • Admitted to the Geneva Bar (1996)
  • Trainee lawyer at a Geneva law firm (1994-1996)
  • University of Geneva: lic. iur (1994)
  • University of Geneva: lic. sc. pol. (1994)
Associations et fonctions publiques
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV/FSA)
  • Geneva Bar Association (OdA)
  • Geneva Business Law Association (AGDA)
AdmissionTous les tribunaux suisses

Frédéric Bétrisey's Deals, Cases & News

Ranked as 'leading' in Banking and Finance by Leaders League

Leaders League 2019

Very skilled, knowledgeable and has a very deep understanding of the banking sector.

Client in Chambers Global 2022

Ranked as 'highly regarded' by IFLR 1000

IFLR 1000 2021

Ranked as 'leading' in Banking and Finance by Leaders League

Leaders League 2019

Very skilled, knowledgeable and has a very deep understanding of the banking sector.

Client in Chambers Global 2022

Contact

Bär & Karrer SA
12, quai de la Poste
CH-1211 Genève 3
Suisse

Assistant
Gislaine Bovo
P: +41 58 261 57 61
F: +41 58 261 57 01
gislaine.bovo@baerkarrer.ch