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Provided by Urs Hofer

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Urs Hofer is a counsel with the Banking & Finance Team in Zurich. He 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. Urs Hofer represents domestic and international fund management companies, asset managers, representatives of foreign collective investment schemes, distributors, banks, securities firms, insurance companies, pension funds and investment foundations before the Swiss regulatory authorities and advises them in regulatory, civil and corporate law and compliance matters as well as on new developments (FinTech). He is a SIX-recognised representative and lists securities, in particular ETFs, ETPs and structured products, on the SIX Swiss Exchange and the BX Swiss.

Career

Urs Hofer was educated at the University of Zurich (lic. iur., 2004) and holds an LL.M. degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LL.M. Banking Law and Financial Regulation, 2012). Before joining Walder Wyss, he worked for over a decade with various financial institutions and law firms.

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Urs Hofer practices in German and English.

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Urs Hofer is "approachable, responsive and very timely in the delivery of his advice, with great knowledge in the area," according to clients. He is particularly sought after by both Swiss and European fund managers for regulatory matters, including fund registration and structuring.

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