Peter Hsu is Bär & Karrer's key contact for the practice area of banking and insurance and heads the insurance team. 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 regulatory and M&A/corporate law matters. Further, he is often involved in complex financing transactions where he represents either lenders or borrowers. Moreover, he regularly advises clients on M&A transactions in other industry sectors.
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)
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)
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.
Peter Hsu speaks German and English.