Dr Stefan Grieder > VISCHER > Basel, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile
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Dr Stefan Grieder
Banking & Finance , M&A, Corporate & Commercial
Senior Manager Tax & Legal Ernst & Young Basel and New York, with VISCHER AG since 2001
German, English, French, Italian
Swiss Bar Association, International Bar Association, Pro Iure Basel
University of Basel (Dr. iur.), Bar Exam Basel-Country
At VISCHER, the team is active in financing transactions, banking-related dispute resolution, insolvencies and fintech. The broad client portfolio includes a mix of domestic and foreign banks, funds, insurance companies, securities dealers and asset managers. The team is jointly led by Markus Guggenbühl , who is also well versed in financial market regulations, and Adrian Dörig, who specialises in structured finance transactions. Jana Essebier is noted for her expertise in financial instruments, including derivatives and structured products, and is also active in fintech-related matters, where she advises on crowdfunding, mobile payments and blockchain. Stefan Grieder in Basel and senior associate David Weber are further key contacts.
VISCHER‘s team handles asset tokenisation and international blockchain disputes, as well as providing legal compliance training to start-ups and drafting their set-up agreements. Mobile payments and crowdfunding expert Jana Essebier heads the practice, which has acted as a main adviser to the Interchain Foundation on all fintech-related issues, assisted Vreo with the set-up of an in-game video advertising platform, and acted for Bank CIC (Schewiz) AG on the development of its mobile payment processes. Stefan Grieder and Basel-based Christian Wyss are other names to note.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Capital markets
- Commercial, corporate and M&A
- Dispute resolution: litigation
- Intellectual property
- Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland
- Real estate and construction
- Banking and finance: Zurich
- Insolvency and corporate recovery
- Sports law
- Dispute resolution: arbitration