Olivier Stahler specialises 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.
Banking and Finance, Investment Products, Financial Services, Private Equity, Corporate and M&A
Education and Professional Experience
1990 University of Lausanne (lic. iur.); 1992 Admission to Geneva Bar; 1994 University of Edinburgh (LLM); 1995 Joined Lenz & Staehelin; 2002 Partner at Lenz & Staehelin
International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss Bar Association (FSA), Geneva Bar Association (OdA)
Olivier Stahler is a regular contributor to the publications of the Center for Banking and Financial Law of the University of Geneva. He is the Swiss correspondent for the Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation.
About Lenz & Staehelin
Lenz & Staehelin is Switzerland's largest law firm with over 200 lawyers and offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.