Partner, Co-Head of Asset 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 and recognized as Swiss Lawyer of the year in Investment Management by Who's Who Legal in 2019, Olivier Stahler has been named exclusive recipient of the International Law Office (ILO) 2018 Client Choice Award for Banking in Switzerland. He has been named Lawyer of the year for his work in Investments Funds in Geneva by Best Lawyers for 2020.
"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). "Olivier is our first choice, go-to specialist; he has unsurpassed best-in-class expertise in banking law" (International Law Office (ILO), 2018). Olivier Stahler is "a visionary when dealing with more strategic issues" (Who's Who Legal, 2019).
Banking and Finance, Investment Products, Financial Services, Private Equity, Corporate and M&A