Partner, Co-Head of Investment Management
Attorney at Law, LL.M.
Olivier Stahler specializes in banking and finance law. He acts for a broad range of Swiss and foreign financial institutions, including banks, insurance companies and fund managers, as well as commodities traders and industrial groups. His work includes regulatory advice in the context of the granting of licences for banks, securities dealers and collective investment schemes by the Swiss financial market supervisory authority. Olivier Stahler is also involved in the structuring of financial products, and in particular private equity funds and hedge funds. Further, Olivier Stahler acts for financial institutions and corporate borrowers both in domestic and international financing transactions. He is a frequent speaker at professional conferences on banking and financial law issues, as well as investment funds. Considered a leading individual by The Legal 500 in 2017, Olivier Stahler has been named exclusive recipient of the International Law Office (ILO) 2018 Client Choice Awards for Banking in Switzerland.
"High quality, hands-on." (IFLR, 2018), Olivier Stahler is "always available and consistently combines extremely high technical knowledge with strong business acumen" (Chambers, 2018), "advice is clear, practical and applicable and he is very responsive" (Chambers, 2017), clients appreciate his "encyclopaedic knowledge of the regulatory context linked to the distribution of funds", adding that he is "approachable, open to discussion and if there are problems or questions [they] know [they] can call him" (Chambers, 2016), "Olivier is our first choice, go-to specialist; he has unsurpassed best-in-class expertise in banking law." (International Law Office (ILO), 2018).
Banking and Finance, Investment Products, Financial Services, Private Equity, Corporate and M&A