Benedikt Maurenbrecher (b. 1964) heads Homburger's Banking and Finance team and co-heads the Capital Markets team. He graduated as lic iur (summa cum laude, 1989) and as Dr iur (summa cum laude, 1994) from the University of Berne. He also obtained a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD in Fontainebleau 1999, following which he worked in corporate finance for UBS Investment Bank before returning to Homburger.
Benedikt Maurenbrecher's practice focuses on domestic and cross-border financial services regulation, offerings of regulatory instruments by banks, as well as ECM and structured financing transactions (including covered bonds and other asset-based financing transac-tions). He regularly represents financial institutions in regulatory proceedings and investigations as well as banking litigation cases. Other areas of interest include bank contracts, debt restructurings and open banking solutions.
Benedikt Maurenbrecher wrote numerous publications on financial services regulation, securities law, bank contracts and corporate law. He is an author in the Zurich Commentary on the Swiss Federal Intermediated Securities Act (enforcement of collateral, 2013) and the Basle Commentaries on the Swiss Banking Act (consolidated supervision, 2013), the Swiss Code of Obligations (loans and credits, 2019), the Swiss Act on Collective Investment Schemes (fund management companies, 2015) and the Swiss FINMA and Financial Market Infrastructure Acts (independent investigator and market abuse, 2017). He also is an officer of the Banking Committee and a member of the Securities Committee of the International Bar Association.