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Naegeli & Partners Attorneys at Law Ltd

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Managing Partners: Stefan D. Naegeli, Christoph Rohr, Dr Christoph Steiner
Number of Partners: 3 Number of Lawyers: 3
Languages: English, French, German

FIRM OVERVIEW:
Naegeli & Partners Attorneys at Law Ltd. is a boutique law firm in Switzerland focusing on the providing of legal services in the fields of investment products (collective investment schemes, derivatives & structured products), asset management as well as financial services regulation in general, including compliance and corporate governance and digital assets. Having advised renowned players in the international financial services industry for over two decades, the team offers strong combined expertise in its key areas of practice which seems to be unrivalled in the Swiss legal market.

MAIN AREAS PRACTICE:
Investment Funds & Asset Management
Derivatives & Structured Products
Compliance and Corporate Governance
Digital Assets

Investment Funds & Asset Management:

• Registration and maintenance of regulatory status of foreign collective investment schemes in a wide variety of legal forms
• Legal and regulatory structuring of investment fund and asset management business, including distribution and related business (assisting in obtaining authorisations for activities in all areas of financial services)
• Listing of ETFs on SIX Swiss Exchange Ltd.

Derivatives & Structured Products:
• Advice and documentation in the entire issuance chain, from term sheet to listing on SIX Swiss Exchange Ltd. The firm offers various degrees of outsourcing and is permitted to formally submit listing applications to the SIX Swiss Exchange Ltd. so that also in the field of derivatives comprehensive services can be offered
• Drafting of internal policies and procedures reflecting the entire value chain within an issuer

Compliance & Corporate Governance:
• Advice on market conduct rules in particular in complex trading and sales environments
• Setting-up of internal compliance and corporate governance frameworks for issuers of financial products and broker/dealers
• Outsourcing services for complex compliance tasks in the capital markets

Digital Assets:
• Advice on legal and regulatory treatment of digital assets (such as cryptocurrencies and crypto tokens) and distributed ledger technology (blockchain)
• Legal and regulatory advice on custody solutions for digital assets
• Advice on anti-money laundering issues around digital assets and relevant KYC processes