Mr Antoine Amiguet > OBERSON ABELS SA > Geneva, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

OBERSON ABELS SA
20 RUE DE-CANDOLLE
1205 GENEVA
Switzerland

Work Department

Banking & finance, Investment funds, Capital markets, Pension funds.

Position

Antoine Amiguet has extensive experience in the fields of banking and financial services, investment funds, derivatives, capital markets and regulatory matters. Antoine Amiguet advises a number of Swiss and international financial institutions, including banks, broker dealers, fund managers and pension funds. Antoine Amiguet is a member of the Executive Committee of Sustainable Finance Geneva.

Career

Founding Partner of OBERSON ABELS (since 2016) and ABELS Avocats (2009-2016); Senior Associate, Lenz & Staehelin, Geneva and Zurich (2003 – 2009); Law Clerk, Administrative Tribunal (now part of the Geneva High Court, 2000 – 2002). Admission to the New York Bar (2005) and Geneva Bar (2000).

Languages

French, English, German.

Memberships

Member of Strategy & Surveillance Committee of Sustainable Finance Geneva (SFG), Geneva (since 2011). Chairman of the New York University Alumni Club (NYU.CH), Geneva (since 2011)

Education

New York State Bar Exam, New York (2005); New York University School of Law (LL.M., 2003); Bar Exam, Geneva (2000); University of Lausanne (M. Law, 1997); University of Basel (exchange program, 1995-1996)

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Leading firms: French-speaking Switzerland

OBERSON ABELS SA is particularly regarded for its tax expertise, an area where Xavier Oberson and Pierre-Marie Glauser are noted. It also handles banking and finance as well as corporate and M&A matters. Antoine AmiguetPhilipp Fischer and Sébastien Bettschart are other active practitioners.

Switzerland > Banking and finance: Geneva

While the firm has a considerable background in tax matters, the team at OBERSON ABELS SA also assists clients with regulatory aspects and dealings with the relevant authorities. The team is active for managers of collective investments schemes as well as securities dealers. Antoine Amiguet and Philipp Fischer have experience in financial but also data protection regulations; together, they lead the practice.

Switzerland > Data privacy and data protection

OBERSON ABELS SA’s data privacy and data protection practice has a strong focus on the financial services industry and also advises various companies from the luxury goods, charity and non-governmental sectors. The group advises on the implementation of Swiss and European data protection regulations and the drafting and revising of internal data processing directives as well as contracts with external processors of personal data. Antoine Amiguet and Philipp Fischer are the practice heads.