Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd

Investment Funds Department

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The Investment Funds Practice Group at Schellenberg Wittmer is renowned in Switzerland and internationally for the following expertise and knowledge: 

Solid reputation: Our reputation is reinforced by the size and experience of our team, the specialization of its members and the market position we have, representing major players on a regular basis and treating most of the leading cases in Investment Funds in Switzerland. We are comprehensive and cover all aspects of the fund and asset management industry.

Strong Practice and Expertise: Setting up various Swiss collective investment schemes for institutional and retail clients as well as hedge fund structures for the private banking unit of a major bank and stock-exchange listed investment companies, assisting clients with their FINMA asset manager and distributor license and advising clients on setting up collective investment schemes and on distributing fund products into Switzerland (including advice on all contractual arrangements necessary therefore).

FINMA Authorization process: for asset managers, fund management companies, custodian banks, representatives of foreign collective investment schemes, distributors as well as Swiss and foreign collective investment schemes, with an emphasis on highly technical projects

Regulatory Issues: implementation of the new distribution rules within various institutions in Switzerland and the submission or not of several products/institutions to regulation in Switzerland.


Clemetson, Caroline (Head of Department)



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