François Rayroux

Partner, Head of Asset Management
Dr. iur., Attorney at Law, LL.M.


English, French, German, Italian

Contact Details

Geneva Office


Dr. François Rayroux is the head of the Asset Management group of Lenz & Staehelin in Geneva. He advises a number of Swiss and international financial institutions in all banking, asset management and regulatory matters, with a particular focus on fund management and distribution as well as all types of financial products, in particular derivative instruments. Considered as a leading lawyer in banking and asset management law in Switzerland, Dr. François Rayroux has been consistently nominated by major directories as an expert in these fields. 

"Stellar lawyer" François Rayroux is praised for being "an outstanding figure" (Chambers, 2018); commentators enthuse: "He's seen it all and done it all" (Chambers, 2017). Sources laud him as "one of the top stars in Switzerland" on both the formation and regulation of investment funds (Who’s Who Legal, 2018). François Rayroux has been named Lawyer of the year 2018 by Best Lawyers for the Investment Management law sector in Geneva.

Practice Areas

Banks & Securities Dealers, Regulatory Issues, Investment Funds and other Collective Investment Schemes, Derivatives, Capital Markets, Asset Securitization, Securities Offerings, Corporate and M&A, Commercial and Contracts, Investigations


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