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Urs Hofer

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Practice Areas

Urs Hofer specialises in the regulation of financial services and financial institutions and the structuring, issuance, listing, trading and offering of financial instruments with a particular focus on asset management, derivatives and structured products and all types of open-end and closed-end collective investment schemes covering all asset classes and investor categories.


University of Zurich (lic. iur., 2004), London School of Economics and Political Science (LL.M. Banking Law and Financial Regulation, 2012). Before joining Walder Wyss as a counsel in 2019, Urs Hofer worked for over a decade with various financial institutions and law firms specialising in banking and financial law.

Professional Memberships

Swiss and Zurich Bar Association; International Bar Association; Member of Working Groups of the Swiss Funds and Asset Management Association (SFAMA) and the Swiss Structured Products Association (SSPA).


Publications and contributions to leading commentaries in his field of practice (see publi-cation list under www.walderwyss.com/urs.hofer).


Born in 1977; Languages: German, English