Nicolas Ollivier


Admission :

Switzerland, 2008

Nationality :


Languages :

English , French , German


35, Rue de la Mairie
P.O. Box 6569
1211 Geneva 6

Contact :

+41 58 105 2000 +41 58 105 2060

Nicolas Ollivier joined LALIVE in 2012. He specializes in banking and finance. He regularly advises and represents clients in complex cases such as margin calls, improper execution of orders, mismanagement, fraudulent transfer orders, cross-border issues, bank bankruptcy, freezing of accounts as well as in relation to administrative and enforcement proceedings before the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA). He is a member of the Association Genevoise du Droit des Affaires, the Geneva Bar Association and of the Swiss Federation of Lawyers.

Before joining LALIVE, Nicolas Ollivier worked as an associate with FBT Avocats SA, in Geneva, in the banking group (2011-2012). He previously trained with Boivin & Nussbaumer in Fribourg (2005-2007).

Nicolas Ollivier graduated from the University of Fribourg with a Master of Law, majoring European Law (2004) and holds an LL.M from the University of Durham (with Distinction) (2010).

Mandat de gestion et calcul du dommage : Le Tribunal fédéral rejette l’application d’un portefeuille hypothétique

Nicolas Ollivier, 2017

Centre for Banking and Financial Law (Geneva University), 25 January 2017

Margin calls: Banks' obligations towards their private clients

Nicolas Ollivier, 2014

Swiss Review of Business and Financial Market Law (SZW/RSDA), December 2014, pp. 509-521

Jurisprudence rétrocessions : le TF crée la surprise chez les gérants

Nicolas Ollivier, Frédérique Bensahel, 2012

La Banque Suisse, No 1 January 2012, pp. 44-45

LALIVE / Association of Foreign Banks in Switzerland (AFBS)

Roundtable on Swiss Federal Supreme Court Decision on Retrocessions: Lessons to Be Learnt

Geneva 11/12/2012 Nicolas Ollivier Speaker: Retrocessions: Where Do We Stand?

For more information, see the programme and the presentations.

Nicolas Ollivier Coach – examiner


Fribourg University School of Law (Switzerland)
Banking and Finance Law Seminar