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Provided by Peter Hsu

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Peter Hsu is Bär & Karrer's key contact for the practice area of banking and insurance. His practice focuses on banking, insurance, financing and capital markets. He regularly advises Swiss and foreign banks, securities dealers, insurers and other financial intermediaries as well as fintech businesses with regard to a wide range of regulatory, contract law and corporate law matters. Moreover, he often advises clients on M&A transactions.

Career

University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law: LL.M. (2004), New York Bar (not practicing) (2004), Admitted to the Zurich Bar (2002), University of Zurich: Dr. iur. (1999), University of Zurich: lic. iur. (1995)

Professional Memberships

AIDA Swiss Chapter (Member of the Organising Committee), Swiss Bar Association (SAV/FSA), Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss Society for Liability and Insurance Law (SGHVR), Co-editor of the Basler Commentary on the Insurance Supervision Act (ISA), Board member of Jyske Bank (Schweiz) AG (2015/2016)

Publications

Peter Hsu has published several books and articles on topics in banking, insurance and capital markets and is regularly invited to speak on these topics.

Personal

Peter Hsu speaks German and English.

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Banking & Finance - Switzerland
4
Band 4

Peter Hsu advises clients from the insurance sector on a range of mandates, including spin-offs, portfolio restructurings and regulatory matters. One interviewee comments: "He has a longstanding practice, he is very thorough and client-oriented."

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