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Bär & Karrer Ltd.

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Geneva, Lugano, Zug, Zurich

Dr Daniel Flühmann

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Bär & Karrer Ltd.

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Banking & Insurance | Mergers & Acquisitions | Capital Markets | Corporate & Commercial | Funds, Financial Products & Asset Management | Internal Investigation | Fintech


Daniel Flühmann's practice focuses on banking, insurance and financial market laws as well as on the area of collective investment schemes. He assists Swiss and foreign banks, securities dealers and insurance companies as well as companies in the FinTech space and other financial services providers in regulatory and contract law matters and in the context of enforcement proceedings. Furthermore, he advises clients on general corporate and commercial matters as well as on M&A transactions.


  • Partner at Bär & Karrer (since 2018)
  • Associate at Bär & Karrer (2015-2017)
  • Associate with Bär & Karrer (2011-2014)
  • Trainee at Bär & Karrer (2009-2010)
  • Bank Vontobel AG Zurich: Corporate Legal Management (2004-2009)


German, English


  • Visiting Lawyer with Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP, New York (2014-2015)
  • Admitted to the Zurich Bar (2011)
  • University of St. Gallen: Dr. iur. (2008)
  • University of St. Gallen: lic. iur. (2003)


Banking and finance: Zurich

Within: Banking and finance: Zurich

Bär & Karrer Ltd. is best known for handling financing deals, derivative transactions and debt structuring, as well as banking M&A. Regulatory advice, enforcement proceedings and investigations are additional focus areas. Peter Hsu advised Tellco Vorsorge on its acquisition of private bank Dominick Company, while Rashid Bahar acted for HQLAx on the first live securities lending transaction via R3's Corda blockchain platform. Eric Stupp acted for Copernicus during the establishment of a Swiss holding company and application for a FINMA licence. Transaction partner Ralph Malacrida, internal investigation practice lead Andreas Länzlinger and fintech partner Daniel Flühmann are other names to note.

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Bär & Karrer Ltd.

  • Bär & Karrer Advised Colombo Wealth on the Reorganisation of its Structure and Obtaining FINMA's ap

    Colombo Wealth SA (previously Colombo Wealth Management SA, Heron Holding SA and Heron Asset Management SA), a financial service provider in the canton Ticino for institutional and private HNWI clients, is the first FINMA licensed asset manager of collective investment schemes with presence in all three main language areas in Switzerland, with headquarter in Lugano and branches in Zurich and Geneva. After obtaining the relevant authorisations from FINMA, Colombo Wealth (previously Heron Asset Management) successfully completed the mergers with Colombo Wealth Management and Heron Holding.

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