Transaction Advisory

Exper­tise Invest­ments and trans­ac­tions are often com­plex and require care­ful con­sid­er­a­tion. Our legal, com­pli­ance and risk ser­vices include gen­er­al cor­po­rate and trans­ac­tion advi­so­ry. Review and nego­ti­a­tion of legal and com­mer­cial terms across var­i­ous asset class­es, incl. the advice on legal and reg­u­la­to­ry impli­ca­tions con­cern­ing an invest­ment (pri­vate equi­ty, ven­ture cap­i­tal, pri­vate debt, infra­struc­ture and real […]

Corporate Law

Exper­tise We nego­ti­ate, draft and draw up all the nec­es­sary con­tracts and cor­po­rate legal doc­u­ments such as: Doc­u­ments for the incor­po­ra­tion of com­pa­nies Share­hold­ers’ agree­ments Employ­ment agree­ments, espe­cial­ly for exec­u­tives Employ­ee share option plans and incen­tive pro­grammes Legal cor­po­rate doc­u­ments (cor­po­rate house­keep­ing, cor­po­rate gov­er­nance and com­pli­ance) Sales, rental and leas­ing agree­ments Your Con­tact Dirk Spiegel + 41 44 […]

Corporate Governance Services

Exper­tise Our reg­u­la­to­ry and indus­try knowl­edge with exten­sive expe­ri­ence in finan­cial ser­vices reg­u­la­tion and com­pli­ance allows us to pro­vide a com­pre­hen­sive and holis­tic approach to prob­lem solv­ing. Fidu­cia­ry duties, con­flicts of inter­est trans­ac­tions, stan­dards of con­duct, direc­tor inde­pen­dence, cor­po­rate social respon­si­bil­i­ty and ethics Gov­er­nance and com­pli­ance issues relat­ing to com­pa­ny law, con­trac­tu­al arrange­ments and joint […]

Distribution Advisory

Exper­tise We advise you on the dis­tri­b­u­tion of finan­cial instru­ments in the whole­sale busi­ness, cov­er­ing local dis­tri­b­u­tion and cross-bor­der mar­ket­ing activ­i­ties. Advise on finan­cial instru­ment and fund dis­tri­b­u­tion, pri­vate place­ments as well as pre-mar­ket­ing and reverse solic­i­ta­tion require­ments in Switzer­land and Europe Struc­ture, nego­ti­ate and doc­u­ment fund offer­ing terms on behalf of spon­sors, man­agers and […]

Compliance & Risk Management

Exper­tise We advise our clients on Swiss and EU reg­u­la­to­ry issues, includ­ing inves­ti­ga­tions and enforce­ments. We guide you through reg­u­la­to­ry chal­lenges with sec­tor spe­cif­ic advice to remain com­pli­ant in the most effi­cient man­ner. Act as out­sourced com­pli­ance office on a tem­po­rary or per­ma­nent basis Iden­ti­fi­ca­tion of applic­a­ble reg­u­la­tions affect­ing you Devel­op­ment of appro­pri­ate poli­cies and pro­ce­dures, compliance […]

Financial Market Regulation

Exper­tise Ave­laLaw helps you to nav­i­gate through the increas­ing­ly com­plex reg­u­la­to­ry envi­ron­ment. We work seam­less­ly across major busi­ness and finan­cial hubs and offer an “end to end” ser­vice, com­bin­ing legal and reg­u­la­to­ry knowl­edge with prac­ti­cal indus­try expe­ri­ence to deliv­er prag­mat­ic com­mer­cial solu­tions. Con­sti­tu­tion­al doc­u­ments, cor­po­rate gov­er­nance, finan­cial mar­ket appli­ca­tions and fil­ings with author­i­ties and supervisory […]

Fund & Product Structuring

Exper­tise Ave­laLaw will sup­port you with the for­ma­tion of new and inno­v­a­tive prod­ucts and ser­vices. Togeth­er with oth­er lead­ing law firms around the world we cov­er effi­cient­ly reg­u­la­to­ry, fund struc­tur­ing and invest­ment relat­ed top­ics in mul­ti­ple juris­dic­tions. Assess­ment, devel­op­ment and imple­men­ta­tion of inno­v­a­tive prod­ucts and ser­vices For­ma­tion, migra­tion, restruc­tur­ing as well as liq­ui­da­tion of traditional […]

VELA – Our RegTech Solution

Exper­tise RegTech is gen­er­al­ly referred to as the opti­mi­sa­tion of reg­u­la­to­ry process­es in the finan­cial ser­vices indus­try by apply­ing tech­nol­o­gy. Ave­laLaw has devel­oped a pro­pri­etary IT appli­ca­tion named VELA that we offer to com­ple­ment our risk and com­pli­ance ser­vices with the objec­tive to improve our client’s inter­nal con­trol sys­tem and gov­er­nance. The offer­ing is fully […]