• "Exemplary reputation in the market for excellence and achievement."

     

    Client in Who's Who Legal 2016

  • "Detailed and solutions-oriented advice."

     

    Client in Who's Who Legal 2015

  • "Bär & Karrer offers the best combination of a very high-level understanding of traditional finance and the new world."

     

    Chambers Fintech 2018

  • "The lawyers are extremely responsive, technically strong and very well connected."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2015

  • "Bär & Karrer are my first port of call in Switzerland."

     

    Client in Chambers Fintech 2018

  • "The team is praised for its strength in depth and its commercially oriented approach."

     

    Chambers Europe 2013

  • "Extremely knowledgeable."

     

    Client in Who's Who Legal 2016

  • "They are very, very responsive."

     

    Client in Chambers Fintech 2018

  • "Extremely proactive."

     

    Legal 500 2014

 

 

 

Fintech

 

We have been advising technology driven solutions and providers in the financial services sector for several years. Our clients span a broad range from early stage start-ups to well established financial institutions such as banks, insurers, funds, payment systems and other infrastructure or service providers with focus on Fintech related initatives.

Our Fintech team understands the challenges of each growth phase, whether you are developing, investing or looking into protecting financial technology.

 

  • Digital payment channels
  • Financing
  • Initial coin offerings/token generating events
  • Trading platforms for crypto-currencies, virtual currencies and tokenized assets
  • Compliance development related to platforms and digital processes
  • Online platforms for robo advice, consumer loans and peer-to-peer lending
  • Data protection and information security
  • Technology licensing and procurement

 

 

 

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Deals & Cases

02.03.2018
Bär & Karrer Advised HQLAx on the first Live Securities Lending Transaction Using R3's Corda Blockchain Platform more »
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Publications

Legal framework for new Swiss fintech licence finalised – entering into force January 2019
Flühmann Daniel / Hsu Peter / Bahar Rashid,

Bär & Karrer Briefing December 2018

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Retrocessions: Criminal Consequences of Non Disclosure
Bahar Rashid / Conrad Hari Aurélie / Garbarski Andrew M.,

Bär & Karrer Briefing September 2018

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An introduction to the Swiss legal system
Bétrisey Frédéric,

IFLR 1000

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Speaking Engagements

FIDLEG/FINIG – Herausforderungen, Pflichten, Gestaltungsmöglichkeiten
Bahar Rashid,

SIX ConventionPoint, 10. Mai 2019, Zürich

Panel Discussion: Regulation of security tokens
Flühmann Daniel,

Protos Blockchain Summit, The Dolder Grand, 16.01.2019, Zurich

Regulierung im Bereich Kryptowährungen/FinTech
Hsu Peter / Flühmann Daniel,

43. Swiss Compliance Officers Meeting (Organizer: Swiss Association of Compliance Officers), 5 June 2018, SIX Convention Point, Zurich

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