Patrick Schärli Partner
Attorney at Law, LL.M.

Patrick Schärli

Partner
Attorney at Law, LL.M.
+41 58 450 80 00
patrick.schaerli@lenzstaehelin.com
Zurich
Brandschenkestrasse 24
CH-8027 Zurich
www.lenzstaehelin.com
  • Expertise

    Patrick Schärli is a partner based at our Zurich office and a member of the Capital Markets, Banking and Finance, and Corporate and M&A practice groups. Specialising in capital markets and financial services regulatory matters , Patrick advises issuers and banks who act as underwriters in equity and debt offerings. He is a member of the editorial board of the corporate and capital markets law journal "Gesellschafts- und Kapitalmarktrecht (GesKR)", and an editor for the online law journal "CapLaw".

  • Practices

  • Professional Experience and Education

    and Education

    2023Partner at Lenz & Staehelin
    2015-16Foreign Associate at Mayer Brown LLP, Washington, DC
    2013Associate at Lenz & Staehelin
    2011Law Clerk at the District Court of Lenzburg
    2015University of Chicago Law School (LL.M.)
    2012Swiss Bar Admission
    2010University of Lucerne (MLaw)
  • Specialist Areas

    Capital Markets, Financial Services and Regulatory, Corporate and M&A, Banking and Finance
  • Languages

    German, English
  • Memberships

    Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

    • Schärli Patrick, Corporate ESG Reporting, in: CapLaw, Swiss Capital Markets Law, 3/2022, 28-36
    • Rayroux François, Schleiffer Patrick, Vogt Scholler Laurence, Schärli Patrick, Bechaalany Sarah, Financial Services Compliance 2022 - Switzerland, in: Getting the Deal Through, April 2022
    • Schleiffer Patrick, Schärli Patrick, Kommentierung von Art. 44-46 FIDLEG, in: Sethe/Bösch/Favre/Kramer/Schott (eds.), Kommentar zum Finanzdienstleistungsgesetz FIDLEG, Zurich 2021
    • Schärli Patrick, and other authors ,, Position Paper regarding selected Aspects of the Financial Services Act (FinSA), in: CapLaw, Swiss Capital Markets Law, 3/2021, 2-18
    • Diem Hans-Jakob, Schärli Patrick, Exit von Aktienbeteiligungen über den Kapitalmarkt, in: Reutter/Werlen (eds.), Innovation und Disruption: Sanierungen, Exits, LIBOR-Ablösung und Blockchain, 16. Tagung zu Kapitalmarkt - Recht und Transaktionen - Tagungsband 2020, Zurich 2021, 104-134
    • Schleiffer Patrick, Schärli Patrick, Social Trading, in: CapLaw, Swiss Capital Markets Law, 2/2021, 2-9
    • Schärli Patrick, Sattler Patrick, Revised Corporate Law to Facilitate Accounts in Non-Swiss Currencies and Interim Dividends, in: CapLaw, Swiss Capital Markets Law, 5/2020, 22-27
    • Frey Harold, Schärli Patrick, Schleiffer Patrick, Securities Litigation 2020 - Switzerland, in: Getting the Deal Through, May 2020, 75-81
    • Schleiffer Patrick, Schärli Patrick, Kommentierung von Art. 61-65 FinfraG und Art. 68-73 FinfraG, in: Watter/Bahar (eds.) Basler Kommentar zum FINMAG und FinfraG, 3rd edition, Basel 2019
    • Oertle Matthias, Stadtherr-Glättli Franziska, Schärli Patrick, The Executive Remuneration Review 2019 - Switzerland, in: The Law Reviews, 8th edition, November 2019, 265-277
    • Schleiffer Patrick, Schärli Patrick, Supervision of Portfolio Managers and Trustees - Update, in: CapLaw, Swiss Capital Markets Law, 5/2018, 69-75
    • Schleiffer Patrick, Schärli Patrick, Ausnahmen von der Prospektpflicht unter dem künftigen Finanzdienstleistungsgesetz, in: GesKR (Gesellschafts- und Kapitalmarktrecht), 1/2018, 1-9
    • Schleiffer Patrick, Schärli Patrick, New Reporting Obligations for Securities Dealers and Participants of Swiss Trading Venue, in: CapLaw, Swiss Capital Markets Law, 2/2018, 2-5
    • Schleiffer Patrick, Schärli Patrick, Multilaterale Handelssysteme (MTF) und organisierte Handelssysteme (OTF), in: Sester/Brändli/Bartholet/Schiltknecht (eds.), St. Galler Handbuch zum Schweizer Finanzmarktrecht / Finanzmarktaufsicht und Finanzmarktinfrastrukturen, Zurich/St. Gallen 2017, § 22B
    • Schleiffer Patrick, Schärli Patrick, New Rules for Organized Trading Facilities, in: CapLaw, Swiss Capital Markets Law, 2/2017, 14-20
    • Schärli Patrick, ESMA Issues Positive Advice on the Extension of the AIFMD Marketing Passport to Swiss AIFM and AIF, in: CapLaw, Swiss Capital Markets Law, 4/2016, 5-9
    • Schleiffer Patrick, Schärli Patrick, Supervision of Portfolio Managers and Trustees, in: CapLaw, Swiss Capital Markets Law, 1/2016, 42-47
    • Schleiffer Patrick, Schärli Patrick, Ein Überblick über das künftige Finanzdienstleistungsgesetz und Finanzinstitutsgesetz, in: GesKR (Gesellschafts- und Kapitalmarktrecht) 4/2014, 334-347
    • Schleiffer Patrick, Schärli Patrick, Der Vertrieb von Private Equity-Fonds unter dem revidierten Kollektivanlagengesetz, in: Gericke (ed.), Private Equity III, Struktur und Regulierung von Private Equity-Fonds und -Fondsmanagern im Lichte des revidierten KAG und der AIFM-RL, Zurich/Basel/Geneva 2013, 133-185
  • Other Activities

    • Member of the editorial board of the law journal "Gesellschafts- und Kapitalmarktrecht (GesKR)".

  • Contact Details

  • Assistant

  • Other Activities

    • Member of the editorial board of the law journal "Gesellschafts- und Kapitalmarktrecht (GesKR)".