Martin has more than 18 years of practical experience in the areas of private banking, investment banking, asset management and capital markets. He has worked for leading US and Swiss law firms.
He advises banks, securities dealers, financial market infrastructures and other financial market participants regarding financial market regulation, financial products, agreements and other documentation with a focus on capital market topics. Martin plans and manages large scale regulatory change projects in the areas such as MiFID II, FMIA, SFTR, MAR, PSD, etc. Martin is also active in the areas of M&A, restructurings, IPO, share and bond placements. He is also very active in the area of FinTech, Digital Banking and crypto trading.
Martin holds a Master in General Management (Harvard University, MSc.), a Master in Law from Stanford University (LL.M.), a PhD in Law from the University in Zurich, and a Master in Law from the University of Fribourg. Martin is also a CAIA-charterholder and admitted as attorney-at-law in Switzerland and New York.
Martin publishes regularly about current financial market topics, asset management, capital markets, restructurings and company law, as well as M&A. He is a regular speaker at conferences of leading industry associations and Universities (Universität St. Gallen, Universität Zürich und Swiss Finance Institute), in particular in the areas of banking and capital markets.
Martin is a lecturer at the University of Zurich in its LL.M. in Banking and Finance in the area of capital markets law and is a judge at the commercial court in Zurich (Banks/M&A/capital markets).