Nicolas Ramelet's practice focuses on regulatory advice to financial market players. He represents both traditional financial institutions and FinTech companies.
He mainly advises licensed institutions and persons in the banking and para-banking sector as well as other entities and persons regarding the distinction of regulated and non-regulated business activities. He also advises established players and start-ups in the field of FinTech and Blockchain applications regarding licensing requirements in the financial market. Furthermore Nicolas Ramelet has a vast expertise in the investigation of illegal activities in the financial market.
In the field of anti-money laundering regulation Nicolas Ramelet counsels financial institutions as well as companies of other industries and persons regarding the applicability of AML provisions and compliance with the respective duties.
Nicolas Ramelet also provides strategic-legal advice regarding the Financial Services Act and the Financial Institutions Act (FIDLEG and FINIG), including the preparation of entities and persons for the purpose of receiving a FINMA license.
Nicolas Ramelet is a standing lecturer at the Institute of Financial Services of Lucerne University of Applied Sciences. He also is a member of the arbitral tribunal of SRO Treuhand Suisse. In his area of expertise Nicolas Ramelet is involved in legislative projects and regularly publishes articles in legal and economic media.