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Practice Areas

Martin Hess specializes in financial services and capital market law, FinTech and the digitalization of financial services. He is recognized by the Swiss Stock Exchange as an issuer’s representative.

Martin Hess advises Swiss and foreign clients and represents them before supervisory authorities and in court. He is involved in the legal design of trading venues for digital assets, payment systems and securities settlement systems as well as central counterparties. He advises and represents clients on Initial Coin Offerings / Token Generating Events.

Martin Hess has participated as an expert in the Swiss legislation on securities and netting. He regularly analyzes the legal issues he has dealt with in magazines and lectures.

Career

Partner at Wenger & Vieli, Counsel of the Swiss National Bank (Central Bank). Martin has also been a member of IMF missions to Eastern European countries.

Professional Memberships

International Bar Association; Swiss and Zurich Bar Associations; Schweizerische Vereinigung für Internationales Recht (SVIR).

Publications

Numerous publications in legal journals and legal commentaries. See: https://www.wengervieli.ch/en-us/publications.

Personal

Languages include German, English and French.