Pierre-Olivier Etique

Partner | Geneva

+41 22 849 60 40
poetique@fbt.ch

Practice areas: Banking and FinanceCorporate and Commercial

Languages: French, English, German

EXPERTISE

Pierre-Olivier Etique is a partner with FBT and a member of its Banking and Finance group. He advises a number of Swiss and foreign banking institutions, independent asset managers as well as financial companies active in securities trading or intermediation. Pierre-Olivier Etique has a solid experience in banking and finance regulation, cross-border issues as well as international administrative assistance in stock exchange matters. His expertise is also recognized in collective investment schemes, a field in which he advises many players in this industry, whether it is in structuring of investment vehicles, asset management or distribution.

Pierre-Olivier also assists banks and independent asset managers in their relations with their supervisory authorities, as well as within the framework of financial litigations before civil tribunals.

Furthermore, he gives lectures in various continuous training programs intended for the banking and finance industry.

He is recommended by Legal500 in Banking & Finance Law (“very knowledgeable and business-oriented“, Legal500 2016). Chambers distinguishes him as a leading lawyer in the collective investment schemes field (“His legal knowledge is almost perfect and he has a pragmatic approach to legal advice“, Chambers 2017).

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Banking and Finance Regulation
  • Cross-border issues
  • Anti-Money Laundering Laws
  • Authorization Procedures
  • Collective Investment Schemes
  • Regulation of Stock Markets and Derivatives
  • Administrative Assistance in Stock Exchange Matters
  • Financial Services Agreements
  • Financial Pre-Litigation and Litigation
  • FINMA Enforcement

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