Deals & Cases

Deals & Cases

December 2017

Lenz & Staehelin advises Swissquote

Lenz & Staehelin advises Swissquote, Switzerland’s leading online bank, on various FinTech matters, including in relation to:

  • trading in cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin; and
  • the first actively managed Bitcoin certificate, which allows investors to participate in the cryptocurrency's boom through a financial instrument with a listing on the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Lenz & Staehelin had previously advised Swissquote on the implementation of its pioneering robo-advisory platform.

The team includes partners Jacques Iffland (Corporate and M&A) and Fedor Poskriakov (Banking and Finance), as well as associate Ariel Ben Hattar (Banking and Finance, Corporate and M&A).

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