Commentaire de l’arrêt du Tribunal fédéral 4A_449/2018 : litige bancaire, mandat de gestion de fait – devoir d’information envers un homme d’affaires – non-ratification – calcul du dommageNicolas Ollivier, 2019
AJP/PJA 10/2019, pp. 1058-1066
Drawing on our team’s first-hand experience in the financial sector, we are uniquely positioned to handle complex cases requiring specialist knowledge in derivative instruments, hedge funds and other financial products. This enables us to hit the ground running when taking on a new case.
We help all clients facing contentious situations relating to banking and finance: corporates, financial institutions, insurance companies, pension funds, hedge funds, private equity firms, asset managers, broker-dealers, family offices, trustees and successful individuals.
Our clients typically retain us to act against banks.Compared to other law firms, we have no ties to the financial sector and are generally free to act against these institutions.
In line with the firm’s international focus, we routinely work on cross-border mandates and are well-versed in multi-jurisdictional matters. We call upon our network of specialist lawyers for support in other jurisdictions.
Our expertise is widespread, covering the full spectrum of banking and finance disputes:
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Swiss banking regulator FINMA appoints Alexander Troller to the creditors’ committee of Banque Privée Espirito Santo (Suisse) SA in liquidation
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Nicolas Ollivier promoted to Counsel
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Press coverage: L’accès au marché européen entre fragmentation et harmonisation
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LALIVE is renowned for its banking litigation practice, while also covering regulatory and compliance matters, as well as debt structuring and capital market transactions, initial coin offerings and investigation matters.
Legal 500, Switzerland, Banking and Finance: Zurich, 2019
The core areas of LALIVE's practice include dispute resolution against financial institutions, advice on regulatory issues and internal investigations, as well as capital market and fintech matters.
Legal 500, Switzerland, Banking and Finance: Geneva, 2019
The ‘very client-oriented and responsive’ Lalive delivers ‘outstanding services’ in litigation against banks by applying ‘aggressive’ methods; however, ‘strong practical advice’ is also provided on regulatory issues.
Legal 500, Switzerland, Banking and Finance: Geneva, 2018
The Zurich team of Lalive ‘has strong capabilities and is extremely knowledgeable’, offering expertise in regulatory, compliance, litigation and investigation matters.
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Simone Nadelhofer and Daniel Bühr head the practice at Lalive, which is recommended for banking litigation as well as compliance and internal investigations.
Legal 500, Switzerland, Banking and Finance: Zurich, 2017
Lalive is well known for its ‘excellent’ banking litigation practice (...). The team also has significant banking regulatory and financing expertise.
Legal 500, Switzerland, Banking and Finance: Geneva, 2017
Lalive is considered ‘a clear market leader’ for international arbitration (...) and is very strong in litigation and contentious banking matters.
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The ‘very professional’ team at Lalive is exceptionally strong when it comes to banking litigation, but it also provides ‘fast and practical advice’ on a range of banking regulatory and finance matters.
Legal 500, Switzerland, Banking and Finance: Geneva (Tier 2), 2016
Lalive’s practice in Zurich focuses on regulation, compliance and internal investigations. Simone Nadelhofer and recently promoted partner Daniel Bühr head the practice.
Legal 500, Switzerland, Banking and Finance: Zurich (Tier 4), 2016
One of the most operative law firms we have worked with. Besides the sound technical knowledge, they immediately got a good grasp of our final goals and set up an incredibly efficient plan to achieve it.” So says a recent client of Lalive’s banking and finance division. A partner from a referring firm says the team has “done an excellent job with providing us with top notch legal advice.
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Lalive is exceptionally strong when it comes to banking litigation, but also covers the whole range of banking and finance advice.
Legal 500, Switzerland, Banking and Finance, 2015
Lalive's team is ‘strong when up against large financial institutions’.
Legal 500, Switzerland, Banking and Finance, 2014
Lalive is an interesting fixture in Switzerland's legal market (...) The firm acts for banks, investment funds, insurance companies, securities dealers and asset managers. It is strong in regulatory matters and capital market transactions.
IFLR 2014, Recommended firm, Switzerland
Lalive's four-partner group is 'experienced, commercial and easy to deal with', and has the ability to 'maintain client relationships on a very personal and direct level'. The practice handles a good balance of transactional and litigation work (...).
Legal 500, Switzerland, Banking and Finance 2013, Tier 3
Lalive's 'proactive and efficient' team acts for a number of Swiss and international banks and institutions on regulatory and contractual matters. (....) The 'impressive' Alexander Troller and Christiane de Senarclens are recommended.
Legal 500, Switzerland, Banking and Finance 2012, Tier 3