Frédéric Bétrisey has a long standing practice in banking and finance. He advises banks and borrowers on all types of banking and finance transactions, including trade and commodity finance, acquisition finance, equipment financing, financial lease and syndicated lending. He also advises financial institutions on a variety of regulatory aspects and assists financial intermediaries in connection with their securities lending and derivative transactions, with a particular focus on the legal issues and documentation relating to netting arrangements and the issuance and distribution of collective investment schemes and structured products. In recent years, Frédéric Bétrisey has also assisted originators, arrangers and trustees in connection with the securitisation of Swiss law receivables, in particular in respect of residential mortgages (RMBS transactions), consumer credits and leasing agreements. Frédéric Bétrisey is a visiting lecturer at the University of Fribourg, where he gives a course on acquisition financing, and at the Swiss Training Centre for Investment Professionals (AZEK), in Geneva.
Admitted to the Geneva Bar (1996), University of Geneva: lic. iur (1994), University of Geneva: lic. sc. pol. (1994)
Swiss Bar Association (SAV/FSA), Geneva Bar Association (OdA), Geneva Business Law Association (AGDA)
Frédéric Bétrisey speaks French, German, English and Italian.