Fabio Elsener is a Senior Associate in Schellenberg Wittmer’s Banking & Finance group in Zurich. Fabio focuses on fintech and financial markets regulation, structured finance and capital markets transactions. He advises clients regarding the legal and regulatory implementation of blockchain and other fintech solutions as well as financial services, financial instruments and banking regulation. He furthermore advises regularly clients in financing and capital markets transactions. His clients include financial institutions, insurances and fintech companies.
Recent examples of Fabio’s expertise in Banking & Finance matters include: advising on a crypto currency lending and borrowing agreement and the documentation of a crypto currency derivative master agreement; drafting of an issuance program for structured notes under the Swiss Financial Services Act; and advising on the new regulatory regime under the Swiss Financial Services act regarding debt capital market transactions with a focus on issuance programs.
Prior to joining Schellenberg Wittmer, Fabio Elsener gained experience in the Enforcement Division of the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) and in the legal department of a fintech mortgage company. He furthermore completed a secondment as a legal counsel at a Swiss private bank.
Fabio Elsener has an LL.M. in European Law, from Maastricht University (2012) and a Master of Law from the University of Zurich (2013).