Banks and Financial Service Providers

We advise Swiss and foreign financial market participants such as banks, securities firms, asset managers, trustees and other financial institutions on all regulatory, supervisory and contractual matters

We have extensive experience in the following areas:

  • Licensing procedures for banks, securities firms, asset managers, trustees and other financial institutions
  • Advice and representation of financial institutions and private individuals before Swiss supervisory authorities
  • Drafting of banking contracts and documentation
  • Advice on complex regulatory compliance matters
  • Representation of financial institutions and clients of financial institutions in civil proceedings
  • Representation in criminal proceedings as well as in proceedings involving judicial assistance and mutual administrative assistance to foreign authorities
  • Advice in anti-money laundering compliance
  • Outsourcing
  • Legal opinions
  • Restructuring, merger and liquidation of financial institutions
Bracher Nicolas

Nicolas
Bracher

Partner

Huber Michael

Michael
Huber

Partner

Hünerwadel Andreas

Andreas
Hünerwadel

Partner

Peyer Martin

Martin
Peyer

Partner

Vieli Bignia

Bignia
Vieli

Partner

Zondler Georg

Georg
Zondler

Partner

Altorfer Peter

Peter
Altorfer

Of Counsel

Weber Daniel S.

Daniel S.
Weber

Counsel

Battaglia Orlando

Orlando
Battaglia

Senior Associate

Kunz Niklaus

Niklaus
Kunz

Senior Associate

Steudler Meltem

Meltem
Steudler

Senior Associate

Waibel Alessa

Alessa
Waibel

Senior Associate

Groth Lukas

Lukas
Groth

Associate

Kern Patrick

Patrick
Kern

Associate

Kronbach Zarah

Zarah
Kronbach

Associate

Preisig Valerio

Valerio
Preisig

Associate

Staudenmann Manuela

Manuela
Staudenmann

Associate

22.02.2024

Deal: Wenger Vieli Advised Quickmail and Quickpac on its Business Sale to Planzer

28.09.2022

DEAL: Wenger Vieli advised the share­holders of MENU Technologies in a cross-border transaction

23.08.2022

Deal: Wenger Vieli advised Kontron AG on the sale of significant parts of Kontron's IT Services business

20.06.2022

Deal: Wenger Vieli advised BLKB on obtaining a FINMA banking licence for its subsidiary radicant

14.06.2022

Deal: Wenger Vieli advised Serpentine Ventures on obtaining its FINMA license

08.12.2021

Deal: Xeltis Raises €15M from the EIB

Publications

Chambers and PartnersIFLR 1000The Legal 500Leaders League

The team offers strong service levels and always manages expectations well. It is also continually strong and transparent when it comes to budgeting.

Client Testimonial, Chambers, 2024/2025

The lawyers at Wenger Vieli are very to the point, fast, responsive and understand their business.

Client Testimonial, Chambers, 2024/2025

The team fully understands its clients’ specifics and their advice and legal assistance is tailored to the client’s needs. Very pleasant to work with.

Client Testimonial, Legal500, 2024/2025

Wenger Vieli shows an excellent combination of finance and regulatory know-how.

Client Testimonial, Chambers, 2023/2024

The strength of the firm lies in the close collaboration of its senior partners and their effective supervision of associates.

Client Testimonial, Chambers, 2022/2023

We are satisfied with the in-depth and thought-provoking advice the firm provided on complex and difficult issues.

Client Testimonial, Chambers, 2022/2023

Fast, professional, to the point.

Client Testimonial, Legal500, 2022/2023

Very hands-on, no unnecessary overhead, smart, responsive.

Client Testimonial, Legal500, 2022/2023