Martin Peyer's practice focuses on banking, insurance, financial markets and general corporate and commercial matters. He routinely advises banks, insurance companies, asset managers and other financial institutions on the requirements, impact and implementation of financial market regulations and represents clients in licensing and enforcement proceedings.
His expertise includes advice as to a wide variety of complex regulatory and compliance matters, regulatory license procedures, capital market transactions, capital and liquidity requirements, recovery and resolution planning, and stablecoins, cryptocurrency and other digital assets.
Martin Peyer is also experienced in M&A transactions and independent internal investigations in the financial sector and represents clients in enforcement proceedings before the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA and other authorities.
Martin Peyer has further broad experience regarding the development of products and services in the FinTech space and the regulation of financial services. In addition, he advises on domestic and foreign fund and asset management structures and assists asset managers of Swiss pension funds from a regulatory and contractual perspective.
Clients endorse him for his "deep knowledge of the Swiss financial regulatory landscape particularly in connection with the rapidly evolving world of blockchain, distributed ledger technologies and cryptocurrencies" (source in Legal 500 2020).
Martin Peyer regularly publishes articles and gives presentations in his area of expertise.